Follow along here:

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

 

This epidode's surahs:

Chronological Order

Surah Name

Number of Verses

Location of Revelation

Traditional Order

39

Al-Araf

206

Mecca

7 (162-206)

40

Al-Jinn

28

Mecca

72

41

Ya-Sin

83

Mecca

36

42

Al-Furqan

77

Mecca

25 (1-32)

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This episode covers ayats 42-162 of surah 7.  It's a long surah! 

Follow along here:

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

 

Information in Iblis: 

https://islamqa.info/en/8976

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil_(Islam)

 

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This episode, we read surahs 54, 38 and part of surah 7.  No need for the chart this time.  

Follow along here:  

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

 

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Follow along here:

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

Information on Abu Lahab:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ab%C5%AB_Lahab

Information about atomic theory:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atom

Chronological Order

Surah Name

Number of Verses

Location of Revelation

Traditional Order

23

An-Najm

62

Mecca

53

24

Abasa

42

Mecca

80

25

Al-Qadr

5

Mecca

97

26

Ash-Shams

15

Mecca

91

27

Al-Burooj

22

Mecca

85

28

At-Tin

8

Mecca

95

29

Quraish

4

Mecca

106

30

Al-Qaria

11

Mecca

101

31

Al-Qiyama

40

Mecca

75

32

Al-Humaza

9

Mecca

104

33

Al-Mursalat

50

Mecca

77

34

Qaf

45

Mecca

50

35

Al-Balad

20

Mecca

90

36

At-Tariq

17

Mecca

86

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In this episode, we begin reading at Surah 96 and finish at Surah 112.  

Follow along here:

http://tanzil.net/docs/revelation_order

 

Chronological Order

Surah Name

Number of Verses

Location of Revelation

Traditional Order

1

Al-Alaq

19

Mecca

96

2

Al-Qalam

52

Mecca

68

3

Al-Muzzammil

20

Mecca

73

4

Al-Muddathir

56

Mecca

74

5

Al-Fatiha

7

Mecca

1

6

Al-Masadd

5

Mecca

111

7

At-Takwir

29

Mecca

81

8

Al-Ala

19

Mecca

87

9

Al-Lail

21

Mecca

92

10

Al-Fajr

30

Mecca

89

11

Ad-Dhuha

11

Mecca

93

12

Al-Inshirah

8

Mecca

94

13

Al-Asr

3

Mecca

103

14

Al-Adiyat

11

Mecca

100

15

Al-Kauther

3

Mecca

108

16

At-Takathur

8

Mecca

102

17

Al-Maun

7

Mecca

107

18

Al-Kafiroon

6

Mecca

109

19

Al-Fil

5

Mecca

105

20

Al-Falaq

5

Mecca

113

21

An-Nas

6

Mecca

114

22

Al-Ikhlas

4

Mecca

112

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Before we get into reading the Quran, I spend some time looking at how it came to be as it is today.  I also look at Wudu, the ritual ablution that many Muslims perform before touching or reading the Quran.

 

Show notes:  

Wudu links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y5Fj70b27M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DMotAOXtIE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KweAf1Z8sY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH14jeTG1Xc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8-uQNhqS8w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEgUbg9YuCA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9_obA2vxwg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vBHWl4VutY

Shia specific

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyOGYc3UYUE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18eX6vuF6RQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSL1hiPyspg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYfI3g_OD4A

 

The Quran:

https://sunnah.com/bukhari/44

"The Biography of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq". Archive.org. Retrieved 2017-09-19.

"Hadith - Book of Judgments (Ahkaam) - Sahih al-Bukhari - Sunnah.com - Sayings and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم)". Sunnah.com. 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2015-07-24.

Usmani, Mohammad Taqi (2000). Abdur Rehman, Rafiq, ed. An approach to the Quranic sciences. Translated by Siddiqui, Mohammed Swaleh. Birmingham: Darul Ish'at. pp. 191–6.

Hasan, Sayyid Siddiq; Nadwi, Abul Hasan Ali (2000). The collection of the Qur'an. Translated by Kidwai, A.R. Karachi: Qur'anic Arabic Foundation. pp. 34–5.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Quran

 

Discussion with Armin Navabi and Abdullah Gonal on Atheist Republic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJYjyTeIDIc

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Welcome to the first episode of the show!  Here I tell you a bit about me, and I delve into the liife of Mohammad so you can understand where I'm coming from and hopefully where Mohammad did too.  

Show Notes:

Books I read: 

Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, Martin Lings

The Truth About Muhammad, Robert Spencer

Additional links

http://www.islamweb.net/en/article/76848/the-birth-of-the-prophet-muhammad-sallallaahu-alayhi-wa-sallam

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