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The Collection of the Qurʾān
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The assemblage, ordering and recording of the textual material of the Qurʾān. Muslim reports on the collection of the Qurʾān must, like any other ḥadīth, be tested by exposure to the wider background of Islamic definition from which they emerged. It was held by the most influential commentator…

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Burton, John, “The Collection of the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 10 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00036>

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