THE WRITTEN COMPILATION OF THE QURAN


Though the Prophet (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam) enlisted all possible measures to preserve the Qur’an, he (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam) did not bind all the Surahs together into one master volume, as evidenced by Zaid bin Thabit’s statement that, “The Prophet (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam) was taken (from this life) whilst the Qur’an had not…