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Reader comment on item: [Al-Hudaybiya and] Lessons from the Prophet Muhammad's Diplomacy

Submitted by Jack Cohen (Israel), Oct 22, 2003 at 20:34

Excellent article. I was told by Prof. Livia Bitton-Jackson, of CCNY, that the Koran is arranged according to the length of the suras, the longest first. This is because they did not know the "correct" chronological arrangement. But, there are some internal clues as to arrangement, and in fact most of the shorter ones should come first. Is there a Koran that is printed with a reasonably accurate chronological arrangement?

Thank you for any information
Jack Cohen
Prof. HU

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