Transmission and Transformation: Reception of Al-Quran in a non-Arabic Speaking Community in Indonesia
Al-Qur’an is the primary source of Muslim teachings, and is believed to be universal across time and space. It was revealed to Muhammad (PBUH) in Arabic and has been transmitted to many non-Arabic speaking regions in the original language.
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