Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Abrogated Rulings in the Qur’an: Discerning their Divine Wisdom

One of the most contentious issues in the sciences of the Qur’an is the doctrine of ‘abrogation’ (naskh). However, much of the confusion and controversy surrounding abrogation is primarily caused by a lack of understanding of what it truly is.

Justin Parrott gives a behind the scenes look at his paper in which he aims to both define abrogation and illustrate its divine wisdom.

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Justin Parrott

Justin Parrott

Fellow | Justin Parrott has BAs in Physics and English from Otterbein University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and an MRes in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales. He is currently Research Librarian for Middle East Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Justin embraced Islam in 2004 at the age of 20. He studied Islam from a traditional perspective with local scholars and Imams. He served as a volunteer Imam for the Islamic Society of Greater Columbus until 2013. He is currently the faculty advisor and volunteer Imam for the Muslim Students Association at NYUAD.