Volume 20, Issue 4 (2014)                   AIJH 2014, 20(4): 1-16 | Back to browse issues page

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The issue of Muhammad's illiteracy and the issues around it have been important debatable topics for a long time. This issue has both positive and negative news. Opponents commonly attribute ommy to ommolghora that is the same Mecca. However, advocates emphasize to prophet's illiteracy based on verse 48 (spider) and other Qur'anic verses. There abundance of historical and anecdotal proofs showing the Prophet Muhammad being illiterate. Based on the Qur'anic verses and Hadith, the prophet illiteracy is considered a miracle because a revealed book like Qur'an is beyond the power and strength of an illiterate.  The current study seeks to show that miracle of the Quran is related to one of the most important characteristics of the prophet, that is, his illiteracy.
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Received: 2013/09/11 | Accepted: 2013/11/23 | Published: 2014/06/2