Osman Ahmed

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The Birmingham Fragments: a profound message to Britain we failed to deliver

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In October this year, the University of Birmingham will showcase one of its greatest treasures – the recently discovered manuscripts of pages of the Qur’ān, thought to be the oldest in the world. For the Muslims, though it may be uplifting to ponder that the verses have been written by someone who may have witnessed the Prophet Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam), the wonders of the Qur’ān have always lain in the sublimity of it verses, the perfection of its teachings and the sheer beauty of its recitation. The Qur’ān is the enduring miracle that Allāh revealed to the Prophet