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Questioning styles in the Qur’ān and their impact on human thinking a conceptual analysis

Badi, Jamal Ahmed Bashier and Machouche, Salah and Bensaid, Benaouda (2017) Questioning styles in the Qur’ān and their impact on human thinking a conceptual analysis. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (Special issue). pp. 553-574. ISSN 0128-4878 E-ISSN 2289-5639

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Abstract

Questions and questioning represent one of the most important communicative and illustrative mediums of the Qur’an. Qur’ān exegetes devoted significant effort to the study of styles of questioning across various disciplines of the Qur’ān sciences, and as such, have addressed the topic of questions from the perspectives of language, theology, jurisprudence, dialectics, philosophy and ethics. Little interest, however, is shown to the relationship between questions and thinking. This textual analysis of selected Qur’ānic questions examine Qur’anic questions, their forms, scope, functions and effects with respect to development of human thought. This study shows that questions in the Qur’ān serve a broad range of objectives. The style of questioning inherent the Qur’ān presents an intuitive and familiar method that may be further invested in current Muslim education and learning to revive critical thinking and creativity know to early Generation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5286/59582
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qur’ānic questions. Islamic education, Islamic learning, human thinking, Soalan-soalan al-Qur’an, pendidikan Islam, pembelajaran Islam, pemikiran manusia.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP100 Sacred books > BP130 Works about the Qurʼān
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jamal Badi
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2017 12:23
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2018 23:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/59582

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