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Cain and Abel 5:27-31

Calendar

  • lunar 2:189, 10:5
    • correctness of 9:37 (foils politically opportune intercalations)
      • disbelievers tamper with annual intercalation 9:37
Canaan 5:12

Captives 8:67, 8:70
(8:67 M and Abu Bakr dismayed by 8:67. God accepts their decision to let the captives live - 8:70)

Caravans (winter to Yemen, summer to Syria) 106:2

Cattle 16:5-7, 16:66, 22:28, 23:21, 39:6, 47:12

Cave, People of (Seven Sleepers of Ephesus?) 18:9-22

Charity 2:43, 2:83, 2:110, 2:177, 2:262-265, 2:267, 2:270-274, 2:277, 3:92, 3:134, 4:39, 5:12, 5:55, 9:5, 9:18, 9:60, 9:71, 9:121, 21:73, 22:41, 22:78, 24:37, 27:3, 30:38-39, 31:4, 36:47, 41:7, 47:36-38, 51:19, 52:40, 57:7, 57:10-12, 63:10, 64:16-17, 73:20, 76:8, 92:18, 98:5, 107:7

  • do not be remiss in helping those who are "erring ones" 24:22
    ('Aisha slandered by Mistah, Abu Bakr's kinsman. Abu Bakr ordered to maintain monetary support of Mistah when he wanted to withdraw it because of the slander)
  • during consultation with the Prophet 58:12-13
  • during the Hajj 22:36-38
  • giving secretly is better 2:271
  • niggardliness 2:268, 3:180, 4:37, 25:67, 47:37, 57:24, 92:8
  • not payment for favors received 92:19
  • precedence of spending 2:215, 2:219
  • sharing food 24:61, 89:18, 107:3
  • spending to earn praise forbidden 4:38
  • those displeased with distribution of 9:58, 9:76
  • towards slaves 16:71
  • usury and hoarding (withholding) money meant for charity 9:34
  • who and what meant for 9:60
    (9:60 - After Battle of Hunayn and Siege of Taif some Quraysh converted because their political world had disintegrated. This apportioning of charity was meant to complete their integration and be comfortable with their decision. Also, those others who were on the brink of conversion at this time were included by this verse.)
Charms (sexual or costly ornamental)
  • don't display 24:31
    • same holds for wives of the Prophet 33:33
Chastity 23:5, 24:30-31, 24:33, 70:29

Children 16:72, 17:64, 18:46, 19:77, 26:133, 34:35, 34:37, 40:67, 46:15, 57:20, 58:17, 63:9, 64:14, 64:15, 65:7, 68:14, 71:12, 71:22, 74:13, 80:36

Christians 5:14, 5:19, 5:64-65, 5:69, 22:17
  • and Jews (see Jews)
  • asked not to deify Jesus 4:171
  • come closest to feeling affection to Muslims 5:82
  • enjoined not to follow errant old beliefs and customs 5:77
  • most have forgotten what they've been told to bear in mind 5:14
  • now comes to you an apostle 5:15, 5:19
  • righteous will be rewarded 2:62, 5:65, 5:69
  • wrongly say "Jesus is God's son" 9:30
Churches 22:40

Clothing 7:26, 16:81 (see also jilbab, h.j.b)

  • of fire 22:19
  • "the veil" or women's clothing in non-household situations 24:31
  • women's outer garments prevent harassment by hypocrites 33:59 (see charms)
    (Prophet's enemies harassing his wives with the excuse that they couldn't discern the difference by the clothing his wives wore)
Commandments Communications
(Asad: attempting to divine the future is forbidden)
(Watt: "popular" demons sought to spy on paradise - meteors "chased" them away)
Conservation 6:141, 7:31

Contract Law (see also Wills)

  • contract must be in writing 2:282
  • during journey a person's "word" is acceptable 2:283
  • when things go wrong don't punish scribe or witness 2:282
  • witnesses told to be truthful 2:283, 5:8, 25:72
  • witnessing for credit transactions (two men, or one man and two women) 2:282
Corruption 5:32, 8:73, 30:41

Cosmology

  • age of the Universe 76:1
  • expanding Universe 51:47
  • The Big Bang 21:30
Covenants Creation of everything Creatures 6:38, 42:47, 42:49

Credit 2:282

Crystal 76:15-16

Customs

  • used but not given as reliable traditions or Qur'anic injunctions 2:170, 5:104, 6:138