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REVELATION. At the basis of Islam is the idea that God periodically reveals his will, providing precise information to guide human affairs and to lead to a happy afterlife. The term wahy, from the Arabic verb waha, "to put in the mind," is sometimes understood as "inspiration"; the Qur'an uses this term not only for divine inspiration to humans but also for spiritual communication between other created beings. Revelation, however, refers specifically to the wahy that is divine inspiration giv ...more

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