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Some Aspects of the Miraculous Nature of the Qur'an
Scholars have mentioned three particular aspects of the miraculous nature of the Qur'an. Al-Baqillani quoted: "One of them is that it contains information about the unseen, and that is something beyond the powers of humans, for they have no way to attain it. One example is the promise Allah, Most High, made to His Prophet, peace be upon him, that his religion, Islam, would triumph over all other religions. Thus Allah, Mighty and exalted is He, says: He it is Who Has sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth that He might make it victorious over all religion, even though the polytheists dislike it."
Allah, the Exalted, did indeed fulfill His promise, and Muslims captured all the lands as far as Balk and the land of India. The early Muslims ruled a vast land encompassing many countries in the world. The Qur'an foretold the victory of the Romans against the Persians.
Allah' says:� The Romans have been defeated in the land nearby, and they, after their defeat, will be victorious.�
The second aspect is that it is well known that the Prophet, peace be upon him, was an ummi who could neither write or read. Likewise it was generally recognized that he had no knowledge whatever of the books of the earlier people, nor of their records, or histories. Yet he produced summaries of past great and important events such as the stories of the previous Prophets and their peoples.
A person who reads the Qur'an objectively will realize that the prophesies in it are far removed from conjecture or speculation. This is due to the fact that the One Who revealed it is the One who pre-decreed all events till the Day of Resurrection.
The reference to this prophesy is found in surah #30 titled 'Arrum' or the Romans. This refers to the battle that took place between the Persians and the Romans in 614 AD when the Romans were defeated. Eight years after that, the Romans defeated the Persians, and the prophesy of the Qur'an was fulfilled to the letter.
An unlettered man.