Include the Noble Qur’aan as a subject among the courses of Humanities?

Question 56: In our working field there is a department for teaching a set of subjects, such as military history, geography, management, research methods, and so on.

This department is called the humanities department. Among the subjects taught are the Glorious Qur’aan and Islamic culture. Is it permissible to include the Glorious Qur’aan, which is the Divine Knowledge, as a subject among the courses of social sciences and humanities? I hope that you will enlighten us concerning this, may Allaah reward you with the best.

Answer: The Noble Qur’aan is the actual Words of Allaah revealed to His Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon him) for the guidance of people to their Lord (Glorified be He). Allaah (Exalted be He) says: Alif-Laaam-Raaa. [These letters are one of the miracles of the Qur’aan, and none but Allaah (Alone) knows their meanings] read more here.