Category: Quran

Fundamentals of fundamentalism

Fundamentalism is a political movement to capture power and acquire control over national resources in the name of religion. It’s apparent aim is to establish a theocracy based on a literal interpretation of religious laws by rejecting and outlawing all social,...

Qur'an on; Tolerance, Peaceful Coexistence

It is generally misperceived that Qur’an [The Muslim Holy Scripture, The Last Testament] encourage violence. The contrary is true, as evident form some references quoted below:- No compulsion, coercion in religion; 2:256 , 6:104,107; 88:21-26; 6:66,107; 10:108; 25:43; 39:41; 42:6; 4:80; 42:48; 3:20; 5:99;...

Traditional education & modernity-Madrissah

Islam like many other religious traditions has an inherent struggle with modernity since its anchorage lies in historical traditions at various levels. The infallibility of the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh) for Muslims leads to a tendency for...

Problem of evil

Can evil exist? We’re sure that God exists, but if only God existed, life would be monochromatic. Our lives are textured because something interferes with the process of God gently leading us to perfection. And that could be evil. We think...

Truth or Conjecture-The Message of Quran

“SAY: “Who is it that provides you with sustenance out of heaven and earth, or who is it that has full power over [your] hearing and sight? And who is it that brings forth the living out of that which is...

The Unpardonable Sin-The Message of Quran

“AND [know that] God invites [man] unto the abode of peace , and guides him that wills [to be guided] onto a straight way. For those who persevere in doing good there is the ultimate good in store, and more [than...

Is the God of Christians different to the God of Muslims?

All true Christians believe Jesus is God, and therefore, Muslims and Christians worship different Gods. .. … I see no justification that the name of the god of Islam is “God” [Allah]….  My theory would be that he hasn’t revealed his...