Mohamed Ghilan Canadian, Neuroscience PhD, Medical Student, Student of Traditional Islam & Philosophy, Writer, Podcaster. Tweets in English & Arabic.
The Christian leader who inspired the Protestant Reformation: his views on polygyny
Martin Luther (Not MLK) on polygyny: “I confess that I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict the Scripture. If a man wishes to marry more than one wife he should be asked whether… Read More ›
Keep the partitions up.
Gender mixing (ikhtilat) leads to flirting. Flirting leads to touching. Touching leads to zina. Zina leads to the destruction of marriage. The destruction of marriage leads to the downfall of family. The downfall of family leads to the end of… Read More ›
AN ANGLO-SAXON KING PROCLAIMS THE UNITY OF ALLAH AND THAT MUHAMMAD IS HIS PROPHET
‘In the Numismatical department of the British Museum there is preserved a curious and interesting gold coin, over thirteen hundred and thirty years old, on which is inscribed in unmistakable Arabic characters the declaration that ‘There is no Deity but… Read More ›
Evidence that Jesus didn’t teach the same gospel that Paul later taught
Interesting. Bart = Professor Bart Ehrman, American NT scholar.
Food for thought
Dale C. Allison is an American New Testament scholar, historian of Early Christianity, and Christian theologian. He is currently the Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Islam’s confession, ‘There is no god except God’, dethrones the state as God
Islam’s confession, ‘There is no god except God’, dethrones the state as God. God is the true and sole sovereign of the ummah in law & morals. For Muslims, the test of divine sovereignty is the power to legally revoke,… Read More ›
“Meanwhile, life passes on and time runs out. The culture of wanting more simply for the sake of more can occupy a person for an entire lifetime. But in the end, life is over. It terminates for the beggar and… Read More ›
We live in the age of Noah
“We live in the age of Noah in the sense that a flood of distraction accosts us. It is a slow and subtle drowning. For those who notice it, they engage in the remembrance of God. The rites of worship… Read More ›
‘What, then, is the absurd?’ Celebrated Christian philosopher Søren Kierkegaard points to key Christian dogmas
The other famous Christian thinker I mentioned in my joint talk at Speakers Corner yesterday is Søren Kierkegaard the famous Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher (1813 – 1855)…. Read More ›
Early Christian theologian: “I believe because it is absurd.”
In my join talk with Mansur at Speakers Corner yesterday I referred to the famous early church Christian theologian Tertullian who said he believed in Christian doctrine because it is absurd. The Quran in total contrast repeatedly calls on people to use… Read More ›
Every soul shall have a taste of death
Every soul shall have A taste of death: And We test you By evil and by good By way of trial. To Us must ye return. The soul does not die, but when it separates from the body at the death… Read More ›
“Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions.” – T.S. Eliot
“Public opinion, because of the tremendous urge to conformity in gregarious animals, is less tolerant than any system of law.” – George Orwell
“The impression of the author left by reading Dr. Crone’s work is that of a clever undergraduate at a student debate, intent to win on the points at issue, but neither over-careful in interpreting the historical sources, nor with any… Read More ›