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Sūrat al-Baqarah (Part 6)
Part 6 of observations on the structure, organization, and cohesion of Sūrat al-Baqarah
This is a continuation of our series on Sūrat al-Baqarah. Please see last week’s post for Part 5.
Section [C’] - Restoring Abraham’s Legacy
Earlier, the Muslims were reminded of the legacy of Prophet Abraham, but now Allah ﷻ reminds them that restoring Abraham’s legacy is no easy task, for just like their father Abraham, they are about to be heavily tested. The section has the following ring structure whose connections have been summarized below:
It should also be noted that the center, [C11], is internally structured as a parallelism:
And within [C11.1], āyah 164 appears to be in its own ring structure:
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The above analysis concludes the study of Section [C’] - Restoring Abraham’s Legacy.
And Allah ﷻ knows best
We will continue our study next week with Section [B’]!
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