The Qur’an is not a work of literary narrative, as is the Bible. As a scripture that provides guidance (huda) and a reminder (tadhkira) to humankind, it gives more emphasis to spiritual edifications than to providing a full account of… Read More ›
Is Yahweh Omniscient? The Curious Case of Genesis 18:20-21 Originally Posted on the Quran and Bible Blog As-salaam alaikum. I came across this curious passage in the Bible, which seems to reinforce the heretical ways in which the Bible describes… Read More ›
Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun, Part II Originally Posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to… Read More ›
‘Some in the West think that Islam, in its cultural expression, represents a religious phase inferior to Christianity, but this is justified only in that our Western Christianity has been “re-elaborated” and re-thought within Greco-Roman culture. But if we reinsert… Read More ›
In the second part of the series: Islamophobia: Trojan Horse Amidst the Right Kerry Bolton discusses ‘The Myth of the Great Replacement as a Muslim Strategy’ as propagated by the usual right wing Zionist suspects Tommy Robinson et al. He… Read More ›
This is a dialogue between former Archbishop of Canterbury (head of the Church of England) and myself at Cambridge University. The Williams with the beard is the former Archbishop, the Williams without a beard is the Muslim. Very confusing..
On this day in 1616, exactly 403 years ago, English playwright William Shakespeare died in Stratford-upon-Avon. To honour the memory of this greatest of Englishmen it seems fitting to rejoice in the Bard’s (perhaps unwitting) Islamic understanding of God and… Read More ›
The Virgin of the Annunciation, by Antonello da Messina. In which modern religion do women most resemble Mary the mother of Jesus?
Antonello da Messina (c. 1430 – February 1479), was an Italian painter from Messina, Sicily, active during the Early Italian Renaissance.
The Yasir Qadhi dissertation can be read here. I highly recommend it!
This Easter Christians ponder a story that has been told over and over for the past 2000 years: that the Jewish Messiah, Jesus of Nazareth, made a sacrifice of his own life to make mankind right with God (variants of… Read More ›
Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun Originally Posted on the “Quran and Bible Blog“ بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa,… Read More ›