The Book of Allah: A Play on The Conflict between Light and Darkness

T h e B o o k o f A l l a h 12 right and left; each holding an open copy of the Qur’an fromwhich he reads. They walk round the table. When they are all there, they take their seats round the table. They place their Qur’an copies in front of them. At the top of the table, their Commander sits. A voice is heard saying: “The Messenger of Allah, Peace Be Upon Him, said: O, people, I leave amongst you (two things), if you hold on tightly to them, you will never go astray: the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of His Prophet.” The group members at the table disperse in the hall and head for the walls. Each one takes a book, a notebook, and an inkpot, then returns to sit at the table to read and make notes. Their voices echo in unison: With the Message from on High And the teachings of Islam, We spread prosperity and peace; With knowledge and faith, We protect our homelands. Blackout