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The effect of the Quran can clearly be seen in the first generation of Muslims. These were the people who were given life by the Quran. They were taken from darkness into light. The example they set is the example that all later generations who believe in the Quran must aspire to.
The Islamic view of Jesus lies between two extremes. The Jews, who rejected Isa as a Prophet, called him an imposter. The Christians, on the other hand, considered him to be the son of God and worship him as such. Islam considers Isa to be one of the great Prophets of Allah.
Indeed the Book of Allah is not a book like any other, it is the timeless Speech of Allah, not a created thing, the study guide for life and death and what comes after. Therefore it deserves a more careful study than anyone elses speech.
The topic of tafseer is the most important topic of 'uloom al-Quran, since in many ways it is the primary goal of 'uloom al-Quran to understand and implement the Qur'aan properly. This has also been the first topic of 'uloom al-Quran to have been written on, and without a doubt the one in which most of the works in this field have been written about.
A Muslim believes in the sacredness of the Speech of Allah, as well as its honour and virtue that surpasses the speech of all others. He also believes that the Noble Qur'an is the Word of Allah, which no falsehood can approach, before it or behind it. Whoever speaks in accord with the Qur'an, has spoken the truth. Whoever judges according to it, has judged justly.
The Qur'an is Allah's way of communicating with us, of directly guiding us on his path. But has that communication actually occurred? Look at any college level "Communications" textbook, and it will tell you that the definition of "communication" is that a message is sent, and that message is received with the understanding that the sender intended.
"Indeed, steadfastness after Ramadân and the rectification of one's statements and actions are the greatest signs that one has gained benefit from the month of Ramadân and striven in obedience. They are tokens of reception and signs of success. "
From Ahâdîth us-Siyâm: Ahkâm wa Adab