I am reading the Study Quran. Discussion of individual verses is thorough, academically sober, and informative. Here is the discussion of a verse concerning men’s roles vis-à-vis their wives and families. It is refreshingly free of political correctness. First the translation… Read More ›
The U.K.’s leading Roman Catholic newspaper reports today the Pope saying “God looses his memory” when he forgives sins. Divine dementia? In contrast the Qur’an surah 49:16 teaches: Allah knows all that is in the heavens and on earth: He… Read More ›
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine: ‘This study has empirically proved that the sound of the Holy Quran is an effective treatment for those who suffer from spiritual and psychological issues.’ source
Belief in an afterlife is basically absent from the Old Testament. The Qur’an suggests a reason why.
Marcus J. Borg, an American New Testament scholar and theologian, in his last book ponders the strange absence of the afterlife in the Jewish Bible: ‘In the Old Testament, which is more than two-thirds of the Christian Bible, belief in… Read More ›
Reblogged golden oldie by Eric bin Kisam So who will inherit the kingdom of God? According to Scriptures: They are the righteous. There is no need for someone to be killed to be justified before God the most High. Tzadiqīm yireshu aretz… Read More ›