Be aware that the various spellings used in this article: Qoran, Qurān, Qur'an, Kur'an and Koran are mere variants in referring to the holy book of Islam.
Is the fact that Muhammad wrote of Jesus proof that he was divinely inspired? After all, so the reasoning goes Muhammad lived circa 600 years after Christ and he could not have read the New Testament because it had not yet been translated into Arabic.
At the Islamic Center, we quietly waited in the place of worship for the chanting prayers to conclude. We were then ushered into a small office, as soon as we sat to converse with two men, a third man opened the door for a moment and handed over a thermos filled with a most delicious tea for us to share.1
1. This meeting took place at the Islamic Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, early in 2001