Citation for Naskh

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"Naskh." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. May 25, 2022. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1721>.

Chicago

"Naskh." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1721 (accessed May 25, 2022).

Naskh

(1) Abrogation, revocation, repeal. Theoretical tool used to resolve contradictions in Quranic verses, hadith literature, tafsir (Quranic exegesis), and usul al-fiqh (roots of law), whereby later verses (or reports or decisions) abrogate earlier ones. Based on Quranic verse ( 2:106 ) according to which God occasionally replaces older verses with better ones. (2) A style of Arabic calligraphy.

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