Category: Quran

No Violence against Innocent Peaceful non Believers

Qur’an abhors violence against innocent people: Allah says:“[But] it may well be that God will bring about [mutual] affection between you [O believers] and some of those whom you [now] face as enemies: for, God is all-powerful – and God is much-forgiving,...

Bible, Qur’an and The Gentile Christ

People are well familiar with Jesus Christ of Nazerah however very few know that Bible mentions about a genitle (non-Jew) Christ, who lived about 600 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. This raises some mind  boggling questions like: What is...

Islam & 'Sankhya'- An Indian Philosophy

Some people tend to fuse the alien philosophies with Islam either deliberately or unconsciously due to lack of knowledge of Islam.   One such effort is to fuse “SAMKHYA PHILOSOPHY”, the philosophy by a 6th century BC Indian philosopher ‘Kapil’ with Islam by focusing on the...

The God of Muslims and Christians!

Introduction: The 9/11 has further widened the gulf between the followers of two main faiths of the world. Although Islam like Christianity or any other religion has nothing to do with the acts of few desperate heretics [takfiri in this case]...

False Deities, mere Empty Names

“Is, then, HE who has every living being in His almighty care, [dealing with each] according to what it deserves – [is, then, He like anything else that exists]? And yet, they ascribe to other beings a share in God’s divinity!...

Is Conversion to Islam by Force Permissible?

As a general principle every verse of the Qur’an must be read and interpreted against the background of the Qur’an as a whole [selective interpretation of verses in isolation, out of context my not convey the complete sense]. Let’s take example:...

What Really is The Message of The Quran ?

‘The Message of The Qur’an’, has been acclaimed as one of the best, English translations and commentary of Quran by ‘Leopold Weiss’ [Muhammad Asad]. It is  based on his own knowledge of classical Arabic and on the authoritative classical commentaries, although...

Jihad, Violence & Qur’an

After 9/11, it has become fashion, especially among western writers to quote the Quranic verses related with the conduct of warfare out of their context, there by misleading the reader to misperceive Islam as religion of violence and militancy, which is...