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Has anyone historically accepted and tried Allah's challenge?

The Qur'an challenges people to bring something similar to it. All of the people I know including myself read these verses and think "then this is a divine book, because nobody can bring ...
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What is the minimum qualification to interpret Mutashabihat (allegorical) ayas in Quran?

Quran 3:7 states that certain ayas are allegorical (mutashâbihât) and others are literal (muhkamât): 003.007 He it is Who has sent down to thee the Book: In it are verses basic or fundamental (of ...
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What is it that will differentiate a surah than something else?

The Quran challenges the non-believers in Chapter Number 2 Verse 23 to bring a surah like the Quran. What I cannot understand is that Quran is the truth but an article related to ethics or science or ...
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Does “The True Furqan” meet the Quran's challenge?

In 1999, a Christian evangelist named Anis Shorosh wrote a book called "The True Furqan" and claimed that it beats the Quran's challenge that it is inimitable. Now some Arabs have actually agreed that ...
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Challenge of the quran [duplicate]

“If you are in doubt of what We have revealed to Our Messenger, then produce one chapter like it, call upon all your helpers, besides Allah, if you are truthful.” Surah al-Baqarah (The Heifer) 2: 23. ...
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What qualities do the Surahs have that humans are not able to duplicate?

And if you are in doubt about what We have revealed to Our servant, then produce a chapter like these, and call your witnesses apart from God, if you are truthful. — Verse 2:23. However, humans ...