Revelation involves the 'revealing' of truth and, for many religions, is an important part of learning about God. For Muslims, the Qur’an is the most important source of revelation.
What is meant by 'revelation'?
Keeping something hidden
Letting something that was hidden be shown
Giving people the wrong information
What is 'general revelation'?
Something that is shown to one individual
Something that is only revealed in a dream
Something that is available to anyone
What is 'special revelation'?
Something that people cannot understand
Why do some people believe that scripture reveals God?
The words were made up by human beings
Changes have been made down the ages
God inspired the writers to put down what God wanted
How might the natural world reveal God?
God made the world so the world reflects what God sees as important
Humans can see whatever they want in the natural world
The natural world just happened through evolution
What is the most important guide for all Muslims?
The Hadith - the sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad recorded by his companions
For how many years did the Prophet Muhammad receive revelations from Allah?
About 23 years
About 2 years
About 5 years
What is the Sunnah?
The practices, words and examples of the Prophet Muhammad
The revelations in the Qur'an
The number of prophets sent by Allah
What views do some Muslims hold about their conscience?
It is meaningless
It is Allah guiding them
It should always be ignored
What is the main purpose of the prophets in Islam?
They are a way for Allah to reveal Himself to His people
They are a way to help bring people together
To write books