8/8/2013 Introductory Remarks The history of Religion is probably parallel to the history of man; they came to existence together and may disappear together. As humans became more sophisticated, they...
Author: Mumin Salih
Abu Sufyan was a careful leader. He knew what was on stake and how rich the caravan was. His strategy was to send spies to explore the roads ahead and screen them for gangs who might be tempted to raid the caravan. Indeed, the news came that there was a huge gang, an army in fact, under the command of Mohammed, waiting to ambush the caravan at the place called Badr. Abu Sufyan diverted the caravan to an alternative route that went towards Yanbu’, at the red sea coast. At the same time, he sent to Mecca to alert them that Mohammed and his gang were planning to ambush the caravan.
“The house has a god committed to its protection” – Abdul Muttalib
Being itself a collection of myths, it comes as a no surprise that the Quran endorses various kinds of of myths and folk tales. The existence of Jinn, Angels, the Jinx, the belief in magic and the random interpretation of dreams are only some of those fables endorsed by the Quran.
7/4/2013 I can not be the only one who feels that we live in a very special time of human history. Our generation came to existence as the human civilization...
With such a complexity, probably Mohammed himself would have trouble in telling which of those women would be included under wives, right hand possessions or offered to him and what would be the grand total of his true wives.
Reflecting on that Islamic story, whoever that stranger was, he was impolite and disrespectful, hardly an angel at all.
It is not advisable to question the authenticity of the Quran with Muslims unless you are sure of their relative tolerance
With the changing times and the inevitable changes in life style and circumstances, Muslims encounter new problems that never existed in Mohammed’s time.
Choosing between Sunni or Shia is like choosing between the idiot and the fool; both sects come from the same cult called Islam.
Although Muslims spend their lives reading about Islam but they never read it with objectivity.
Contrary to what most people think, hijab is a fairly recent innovation in Muslims’ societies; it started gaining popularity only in the 1990s.
The Arabs commonly say: Aazana Allahu bil Islam, which means that ‘Allah has made us (the Arabs) valued because of Islam’.
The shadow of the Islamic terror has changed our lives for the worse, possibly forever.