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فصلنامه مطالعات تفسیری 2017, 7(28): 179-200 Back to browse issues page
A Comparative Comment of the Verse of Light, Noor
Akbar Mahmoodi
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As is understood by the Quranic statement of »Allah guideth unto His light whom He will«, and traditions in the field, the main purpose of light is guidance; other meanings mentioned for it are secondary and return to it. The Exalted God`s purpose in mentioning niche, lamp and glass with many meanings, is to exemplify the manner in which God issues His Light. As the point is perceived from: »And Allah speaketh to mankind in allegories« also. Intensity of light of the lamp and the niche is understood by: »The glass is as it were a shining star«, »kindled from a blessed tree an olive neither of the East nor of the West«, »whose oil would almost glow forth (of itself) though no fire touched it« and »Light upon light«.

Keywords: Noor Verse, the Verse 35 of Noor, Ambiguous Verses, Comparative Comment
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/10/6 | Accepted: 2016/04/6 | Published: 2017/06/12

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