Interesting reflections on human nature tracing back to the account of Adam and Eve’s encounter in the Garden of Eden with Satan in the guise of a magnificent serpent. “What picture does this passage show us? The human being does not trust God. Tempted by the serpent, he harbours the suspicion that in the end,…Read more Why Do We Not Trust God?
Is Christmas Haram?
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Co-Director, The Association of British Muslims As Muslims, we shouldn't be afraid of Christmas or any other festival. Nowhere in the Holy Qur'an is wishing people a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah or even a Happy Diwali declared haram (forbidden) - it's just not there, if you don't believe me, study your…Read more Is Christmas Haram?
The Two Goals of Justice and Mercy
Shaykh Abu Muntasir speaking about justice and mercy at the recent JIMAS Conference
Lesley Hazleton explores the Holy Qur’an
Lesley Hazleton explores the Qur'an and finds much that is quite different from what is reported in commonly cited accounts. A psychologist by training and Middle East reporter by experience, British-born Lesley Hazleton has spent the last ten years exploring the vast and often terrifying arena in which politics and religion, past and present, intersect.…Read more Lesley Hazleton explores the Holy Qur’an
Up To Four? And Independent Modern Women
By Paul S Armstrong “If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans, marry women of your choice, two, or three, or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly (with them), then only one, or that which your right hands possess. That…Read more Up To Four? And Independent Modern Women