The Style of Persuasion and Encouragement of the Qur'an and its Importance, A Research Review

قرآن کا اسلوب ترغیب و ترہیب اور اس کی اہمیت ایک تحقیقی جائزہ

Authors

  • Hafiz Shahnawaz Ahmed M.Phil. Research Scholar, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi.
  • Dr. Muhammad Atif Aftab Chairman & Associate Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi.
  • Mahmood Raza M.Phil. Research Scholar, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi.
  • Aisha Aftab M.Phil. Research Scholar, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi.

Keywords:

Qur'an, Persuasion, Encouragement, Rhetorical Style, Moral Guidance

Abstract

This research paper delves into the profound and unique style of persuasion and encouragement found in the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam. The Qur'an, revered by over a billion Muslims worldwide, serves not only as a religious guide but also as a source of inspiration, motivation, and moral guidance. This study aims to critically review and analyze the distinctive techniques employed by the Qur'an to persuade and encourage its readers. The Qur'an employs a rich linguistic and rhetorical style that transcends cultural and linguistic boundaries. It employs various forms of persuasion, ranging from logical reasoning to emotional appeals, seeking to engage the reader on multiple levels. The paper will explore how the Qur'an uses parables, metaphors, and allegories to convey its messages effectively. Furthermore, it will investigate the emphasis on clarity and eloquence in the Qur'anic verses, contributing to the book's persuasive power. Importantly, the research will shed light on the cultural and historical context in which the Qur'an was revealed, recognizing the nuanced approach it takes to address diverse audiences. It will explore the relevance of Qur'anic teachings in different social, political, and ethical contexts, showcasing its adaptability and universality. The significance of the Qur'an's persuasive style extends beyond religious boundaries. The paper will discuss its impact on individuals' ethical and moral development, fostering a sense of responsibility, compassion, and justice. Additionally, it will explore how the Qur'an encourages believers to seek knowledge, reflect critically, and engage in self-improvement. The research aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of the Qur'an's influence on individuals and societies, highlighting its role as a guide for personal and collective development. By examining the methods employed in its persuasion and encouragement, this paper seeks to appreciate the timeless relevance of the Qur'an in shaping attitudes, behaviors, and moral principles. this research review underscores the importance of studying the style of persuasion and encouragement in the Qur'an, offering valuable insights into its enduring impact on individuals and communities worldwide.

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Published

2023-12-17

How to Cite

Ahmed, H. S. ., Aftab, D. M. A., Raza, M. ., & Aftab, A. . (2023). The Style of Persuasion and Encouragement of the Qur’an and its Importance, A Research Review: قرآن کا اسلوب ترغیب و ترہیب اور اس کی اہمیت ایک تحقیقی جائزہ. Al-Aijaz Research Journal of Islamic Studies & Humanities , 7(4), 15-26. Retrieved from https://arjish.com/index.php/arjish/article/view/642