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The challenge is permanent, as is their inability to meet it. It continues for the rest of time and no one will ever be able to meet it. Anyone who appreciates the strength, beauty and artistic expression of the Arabic language will recognize that the Qur’ānic style is unique, and that no human being could produce anything similar to it. So will those who study human social systems and legal principles. If they study the system laid down in the Qur’ān, they will realize that its approach to the organization of the human community is absolutely unique. It enacts appropriate regulations for all aspects of human life, while at the same time allowing a sufficient degree of practicality and flexibility to meet any type of development. That is a task too great to be undertaken by a single human mind, or by the minds of any group of human beings in a single generation or throughout human history. The same applies to those who study human psychology and methods of influencing people on the one hand, and the Qur’ān and the way it addresses the human mind on the other.
It is not merely the incomparability of the Qur’ānic style and mode of expression; instead the absolutely miraculous nature of the Qur’ān is easily recognized by experts in diverse disciplines such as language, society, law and psychology.
Those who are adept at using artistic expression, and have an insight into fine literary styles are better able to appreciate the miracle of the Qur’ān in this particular aspect, while experts in the different disciplines of sociology, law, psychology are able to appreciate its superior treatment of their themes. Each will appreciate better than anyone else the miracle of the Qur’ān in their respective disciplines. I admit that it is practically impossible to describe this miracle and its true dimensions but I will nonetheless attempt to give a glimpse of its nature.