The Qur'an in Islam:

Its Impact and Influence
on the Life of Muslims

Title Dedication The Value of the Qur'an in the Eyes of the Muslims
The Qur'an Contains a
   Pattern of a Complete 
   Way of Life for Man
The Qur'an as a 
   Document of 

Part II

The Teachings of the Qur'an
The Universal Import of the Qur'an
The Perfection of the Qur'an
The Eternal Quality of the Qur'an
The Qur'an as a Self-Contained Proof
The Inner and Outer Dimensions of the
The Wisdom Contained in the Two Facets of the Qur'an: The Inner and the Outer  The Two Kinds of    Qur'anic Verses: The Explicit and the Implicit The meanings of the Explicit and the Implicit Verses, According to    the Commentators and Scholars  The Method of Guidance    and Explanation used in    the Rest of the Qur'an The Commentary of the Imams of the Prophet's    Family concerning the Explicit and the Implicit Verses The Qur'an Possesses Revelation and Exegesis The Meaning of Exegesis,    According to the Commentators and Scholars The Meaning of Exegesis    in the Tradition of the Qur'anic Sciences Applicability and Validity    of the Qur'an Qur'anic Commentary: Its    Advent and Development The Science of Qur'anic    Commentary and the Different Groups of Commentators The Methods Used by    the Shi'ite Commentators and their    Different Groupings How Does the Qur'an    Lend Itself to Interpretation? An Example of Commentary on the Qur'an with the Aid of the Qur'an The Validity of the Commentary of the Prophet and the Imams

Part III

The Revelation of the Qur'an
 General Beliefs of Muslims    concerning the Revelation of the Qur'an The View of Contemporary Non-Muslim Writers concerning the Revelation and Prophecy What the Qur'an Itself Says concerning this Matter The Angel Gabriel The Angels and the Devils The Call of Conscience The Reality of the Prophet's Mission What the Qur'an says    about the Meaning of Revelation and Prophecy Man 's Innate Nature Man 's Path in Traversing the Road of Life Man as a Social Being The Manifestation of Social Differences and the Necessity of Law The Intellect is not Sufficient in Guiding    Man towards Respect    of the Law The Only Way to Guidance is that of Revelation The Revelation of the Qur'an Some Questions Answered The Path of Revelation is Protected Against Mistakes The Hidden Reality of Revelation How the Qur'an was Revealed

Part IV 

The Relationship of the Qur'an to the Sciences  
Praise of Knowledge and    the Stimulation of the Desire to Study The Sciences which the Qur'an Invites Men to Study The Sciences Particular to    the Study of the Qur'an The Sciences which    Developed because of    the Qur'an

Part V 

The Order of the Qur'an's Revelation and the Growth of the Qur'anic Sciences
 The Order in which the Verses of the Qur'an were Revealed Conclusions to be Drawn The Reasons for the Revelations The Method Used in Describing "the Reasons for the Revelations" Further Traditions    Concerning the Order    and Place Revelation of the Chapters The Gathering of the Qur'an into One Volume    (Before the Death of the Prophet) After the Death of the Prophet The Importance Muslims Attached to the Qur'an The Qur'an is Protected    from any Alteration The Recitation, Memorization and Transmission of the Qur'an The Different Groups of Reciters The Seven Reciters The Number of Verses in the Qur'an The Names of the Chapters Calligraphy, Orthography and Diacritical Marks Used in the Qur'an