Qur'an

Talking with Dan Gibson #01 Introduction:

Video Series: Talking with Dan Gibson This video addresses the question: Who is Dan Gibson. It introduces his background, and a bit about why he is making these videos.

Talking with Dan Gibson #03 Qur'anic Geography:

Dan Gibson discusses his book: Qur’anic Geography, published in 2011

Archaeology and Islam #03 - The Ka'ba:

Click below to view video Who built the original Ka’ba? Where was it? When was it destroyed and rebuilt? Can we find the original Ka’ba? Transcript Video #3 This is a general …

Archaeology and Islam #05 - Petra in The Qur'an:

Click below to watch the video: Who built the original Ka’ba? Where was it? When was it destroyed and rebuilt? Can we find the original Ka’ba? Transcript Video #5 This is a general …

Archaeology and Islam #07 - Zamzam:

Click below to watch the video Where was the original ZamZam well? In Mecca or in Petra? Transcript Video #7 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and …

Archaeology and Islam #08 - Historical Muhammad:

Click below to watch the video Was Muhammad a real historical figure? Dan Gibson explains why he thinks Muhammad was a real person. Transcript Video #8 This is a general transcript of a Dan …

Archaeology and Islam #10 - Battle of Badr:

Click below to watch the video: Where did the Battle of Badr take place? In Saudi Arabia or in Jordan? What historical evidence backs up the two suggested locations? Does this prove or disprove …

Archaeology and Islam #20 - Hud and Salih:

Click below to watch the video: Who were the prophets Hud and Salih? Where do they fit in history and geography? Why did they make Muhammad’s hair turn grey? Transcript Video #20 \*This …

Talking with Dan Gibson #27 Petra Context: Qur’an 16:103:

Dan Gibson explains how a Petra context would affect the interpretation of Sura 16:102.

The Qibla Story #5 - The Shame Factor:

Part 5/7 How could the original Qibla be changed without a huge backlash? Or did everyone just all forget at the same time? The answer to this is understanding the Shame Factor. Dan Gibson explains …

The Ka'ba:

Who built the first Ka’ba? Why was it rebuilt when Muhammad was a young man? Was it ever destroyed? How many times was the Ka’ba rebuilt after that time? Was the Ka’ba always …

Petra In The Qur'an (Video Script):

#5 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam.

ZamZam:

Video #7 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. ZamZam Hello and welcome to another video in the series Archeology and Islam. In this program we are …

Was Muḥammad a real historical figure?:

Video #8 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. Was Muhammad a Historical figure video Hello, and welcome to another video in the series Archeology and …

Battle of Badr:

Video #10 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. [Battle of Badr …

Hud and Salih:

Video #20 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. [Hud and Salih …

Was Adam a Muslim? Q&A09:

Video #37 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video. Hello, I’m Dan Gibson, and this is another Question and Answer Video. Today’s question is about the historicity of the religion of Islam. …

Gabriel Reynolds, “Perish the Human! On Sinfulness and Satan in the Qur’an”:

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Gabriel addresses the phrase the topic of …

Johanna Pink, "The Qur’an in Javanese. Scripture, Teaching and Translation":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Johanna Pink speaks about the Qur’an in …

Sarra Tlili, “Ecology of Wonder: the Ecological Dimensions of Three Qur’an...":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Sarra Tlili addresses the ecological dimensions …

Sean Anthony, “The Surprising Christology of the Annunciation Scene in Q19...":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). In this video Sean Anthony addresses the …

Ahmad al-Jallad, "Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions and Qur'anic orthographies":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Ahmad al-Jallad addresses the topic of …

Robert Hoyland, "'Arabi and A'jami in the Qur'an: The Language of Revelation.:

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). In this video Robert Hoyland makes suggestions …

Salman the Persian and the Origin of Islam with Jason Reza Jorjani:

Who was Salman the Persian, and how did he influence Islam? Also, who were the green clad ‘angels’ who helped the Muslim army at Badr? This video contains many fascinating historical …

Seven Sleepers Mosque:

Mosque Name: Seven Sleepers Cave Mosque Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th Century GPS: 31°53’56.14"N 35°58’25.81"E …

Al-Ukhdoud:

The Saudi Ministry of Antiquities and Museums has been excavating this site since 1981. It is near Najran. The results have revealed an fortification with exterior wall built of finely shaped stones …

Midian:

The Qur’an speaks several times of the people of Midian, assuming that the listeners in Medina were acquainted with at least the background of these people who roamed the Arabian deserts one …

Miraculous Preservation of the Quran: Burying the Myth:

Significant Changes to the Quran: Surah 33:

Islam Critiqued Adapted from: David S. Powers, “Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet”

The Ring of Solomon and Surah 38:36-38:

Though parallels between Solomonic and Islamic literature are well known and inevitably overlap with some of the material I present here, the content in this video is adapted entirely from my own …

Quran vs. Tradition: Oral Preservation:

In this video we examine the fact that the Quran speaks of itself as a written book, and places priority on writing as the strongest form of evidence. Muslims who argue for oral transmission over …

Why was "Allah" added in some early Qurans:

In this video, Dr. Brubaker shows and briefly discusses examples of “Allah” insertions and other corrections involving the Arabic word for “God” in several early Quran …

A Quite Variant Quran Page:

43 Mistakes in the Qur'an:

“While I do not agree with everything this video says, never-the-less it is interesting, and has some interesting points to ponder.” - Dan Gibson