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October, 2018

  • 31 October

    A Mercy to the Worlds

    Ever since the new government came into power shortly after the 14th General Election, the oft-repeated phrase used in promoting Islam in the country has been “Islam is a Mercy to the Worlds”. The phrase is actually part of verse 107 of the Holy Qur’an in Surah al-Anbiya’, in which God declares to Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) “And We have not sent you, (O Muhammad), except as a mercy to the worlds”. Indeed, the far-reaching significance of verse 107 will try to be analysed syntactically with the support of several renowned Qur’anic commentaries or …