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Is Islam a religion of peace?

Source This question — Is Islam a religion of peace? — has recently been hotly debated [1], and it’s an interesting question because the controversy that has surfaced around it exposes some really interesting differences between the worldviews of Islamic societies and that of Western societies. But before I get into details, I’d like toContinue Reading

“Radical Islam Is the True Islam, Moderate Islam is Pseudo-Islam”

“Radical Islam Is the True Islam, Moderate Islam is Pseudo-Islam” الراديكاليون”، دعوة إلى الإسلام الحق وزيف الإسلام المعتدل” http://www.alawan.org/auteur1371.html By Jacob Thomas When anyone in the West unveils the true nature of Islam, he or she, is dubbed as an “Islamophobe.” The politically correct view is that Islam is a peaceful religion; but it hasContinue Reading

The basis for the murder of Lee Rigby in the Koran – according to his killers.

Jon MC The above is a hand-written note given by Michael Adebolajo aka “Mujahid Abu Hamza” (translated “Allah’s soldier [and] father of Hamza”) to a passer-by after he and Michael Adebowale aka “Ismail Ibn Abdullah” (translated “Ismail son of the slave of Allah”) had mutilated and murdered Gunner Lee Rigby. It was used as evidenceContinue Reading

Allah has ninety nine names: Conceptual problems

Introduction It is no surprise that a simple name won’t attract much criticism or analysis. A complicated one does. It is the nature of things. The more attributes you mention, the more analysis and comparisons may arise between the different attributes. In Islam, the name of its divine entity, Allah, has ninety nine names. EachContinue Reading

Wife-beating in Islam

Introduction There is a lot of debate between Muslims and non-Muslims about wife-beating. Something I’ve noticed a lot is that people are often talking passed each other on the issues, making it difficult to figure out what the truth is. So I wanted to bring some clarity. One issue that non-Muslims, and especially ex-Muslims, bringContinue Reading

Qur’an 9: 29

Qur’an 9:29 or Koran 9:29 analysisContinue Reading

Reflections on Muhammad’s Relations with Poets and Poetry

Introduction For the Arabs before Muhammad, poetry assumed the front-seat in whatever they faced or suffered in life. Pagan Arabs used poetry in keeping records of their genealogy, their exploits, history of their wars, and their personal history. Poetry was a mirror that reflected their lives with all of its ups and downs. Also theContinue Reading

How did Prophet Muhammad make a Living?

Introduction In this article, I try to answer the question: How did Muhammad make a living? What kind of work did he do after his prophetic call? Background Before Muhammad was a prophet, he used to do some odd jobs. He worked as a sheep herder for a while. I would not rule out himContinue Reading

‘Hypocrites’ According to the Koran

Preface The Koran has a lot to say about “hypocrites”. Muhammad and Allah are very troubled by both their existence and their activities. However the Koran is rather less forthcoming about the nature of the hypocrisy itself in many (though not all) cases. Thus, to find out the sort of attitudes and actions that cause theContinue Reading

For the Love of Zaynab, Adoption Banned in Islam

The holy prophet of Islam did many shameful things, which are well documented in authentic early Islamic sources, namely the Qur’an, Hadith, and Sira. I was aware of many of his shameful acts, not of the fact that he even had married his son’s wife. Not only that, through this process, Muhammad eliminated an age-oldContinue Reading

Allah admires Blind and Irrational Believers

12/31/2013 Allah admires those who put blind faith in him, which means followers of Islam lacks qualities to judge or reason. This fact is based on authentic scriptures of Islam and its holy Book, which completely forbids a man to use their own logic, reasoning to know the true face of Islam. How can aContinue Reading

Quran’s Flat Earth Theory

11/27/2013 Introduction Muslims claim that the Qur’an mentioned the shape of the earth to be like an egg in the 7th century, long before modern science discovered this fact. Such a scientific fact, and similar ones, Muslims claim, convince us of the divine origin of the Qur’an. On the other hand, many non-Muslims claim thatContinue Reading

An Error Free Quran

11/24/2013 Premise: The Quran is such a good book and is free from errors Conclusion: I conclude it is from Allah Introduction The above short statement helps to explain why there are Muslims in the world- because they believe the Quran to be “such a good book with no errors”. The issue of “errors inContinue Reading

Just One Hate-filled Chapter in the Koran: ‘The Cow’

11/4/2013 Introduction Most Muslim commentators, or ‘scholars’ (in the Muslim/Islamic jargon), agree that this chapter ( or ‘surah’/’sura’) was ‘revealed’ to Muhammad during the four years after he ‘migrated’ (the Hijrah) from Mecca to Medina (Al-Madinah). That is, it is believed by Muslims to have been revealed to Muhammad in the four years after MuhammadContinue Reading

Will a Ban of the Quran Become a Reality?

9/27/2013 The idea of a legal ban of the Quran, because of its incitement of hatred, violence and terrorism, may sound incredible today. But trends in recent decades would suggest that it may become a reality in the not-too-distant future. Calcutta Quran Petition, 1985 It may be said that the modern campaign for a legalContinue Reading

The Qur’an: Jesus is God

9/11/2013 Introductory Background Note: This article looks at Jesus from the Islamic perspective. Therefore, and for the sake of arguments, Allah will be considered as God, which is believed by Muslims, although not shared by non-Muslims. The Islamic perception of Jesus is clear to Muslims of all sects, in fact it is one of theContinue Reading

The Most Peaceful Verse

8/26/2013 …whoever kills a person, it is as if he had killed all mankind. And whoever saves one it is as if he had saved all mankind… Introductory Background This short article discusses verse 5:32 in the Quran, which Muslims commonly quote when debating critics of Islam. Muslim intellectuals and Imams, as well as WesternContinue Reading

A Good Reason to Leave Islam

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 became more aware of their lack of understanding of life and death. That lack of understanding provided fertile grounds that nurtured gossips and theories ofContinue Reading

The Qur’an was written by Aliens – II

7/28/2013 This is a continuation of Part I of this series … Earth’s rotation is explained by Qur’an 27:88 and 7:54 According to the site http://www.thecontroversialfiles.net/2013/07/aliens-wrote-quran-proof-it-wasnt.html the Earth’s rotation is explained by Qur’an 27:88 and Qur’an 7:54 We have seen that, in part I of this series, verse 27:88 talks about the eschatological Islamic viewContinue Reading

The Qur’an was written by Aliens – I

Qur’an was written by aliens and is full of scienceContinue Reading


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