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Susan Worrall said: Explaining the context and significance of the discovery, Professor David Thomas, Professor of Christianity and Islam and Nadir Dinshaw Professor of Interreligious Relations at the University of Birmingham, said: ‘The radiocarbon dating of the Birmingham Qur’an folios has yielded a startling result and reveals one of the most surprising secrets of the University’s collections.
They could well take us back to within a few years of the actual founding of Islam.‘According to Muslim tradition, the Prophet Muhammad received the revelations that form the Qur’an, the scripture of Islam, between the years AD 610 and 632, the year of his death.
At this time, the divine message was not compiled into the book form in which it appears today.
Instead, the revelations were preserved in “the memories of men”.
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The test was carried out in a laboratory at the University of Oxford.The result places the leaves close to the time of the Prophet Muhammad, who is generally thought to have lived between AD 570 and 632.Researchers conclude that the Qur’an manuscript is among the earliest written textual evidence of the Islamic holy book known to survive.Parts of it had also been written down on parchment, stone, palm leaves and the shoulder blades of camels.Caliph Abu Bakr, the first leader of the Muslim community after Muhammad, ordered the collection of all Qur’anic material in the form of a book.Why not take a friend along for moral support especially if they are also searching for Mr or Miss Right too?