A New Reading of Islam

Basic rights are required for a human being to embrace and practice Islam. You can't force anyone to become a Muslim, nor can you force anyone to remain a Muslim against his/her will. The most fundamental principle in the Qur’an, as I understand it, is freedom. As a result of the gift of consciousness, God…Read more A New Reading of Islam

Faith Forum: Star Wars, Jedi training and the essence of our Humanity

Discussing everything from Star Wars, Jedi training and the essence of our Humanity, Ravi Ladva and myself with Dr Talib Warsi on Hidayat TV's Faith Forum.

By Virtue thereof, He causes crops to grow

Why is the Qur’an in Arabic?

The Quran is a message; the original was revealed in Arabic to make it easy for it's first audience to receive and understand. People often forget that... The primary reason the Quran is in Arabic, was not to sound more beautiful, or because that language is more blessed, but because it was being read to…Read more Why is the Qur’an in Arabic?

The Ink of the Scholar

Means of insight…

Means of insight have now come unto you from your Sustainer [through this divine writ]. Whoever, therefore, chooses to see, does so for his own good; and whoever chooses to remain blind, does so to his own hurt. And [say unto the blind of heart]: "I am not your keeper." And thus do We give…Read more Means of insight…

New Year Reflections 2011


Israeli-Palestinian friendship

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