Given the discovery of the palimpsest text that is now up for auction at Christie’s, it should be pointed out that one of the primary reasons we do not find much manuscripts like this is because Muslims aren’t allowed to… Read More ›
Judaism, Christianity and Islam all share the concept of divine revelation being sent down by God for the benefit and guidance of mankind. Islam acknowledges the scripture that was revealed to Moses, the Tawrah, as well as the scripture that… Read More ›
Part II in the series on the Quran according to the Quran. This video examines the relationship the Quran perceives between itself and previous scriptures and some of the central functions it ascribes to itself.
Gabriel Reynolds should really know better than make cheap polemical points about the Qur’an. Especially when his own Bible says something very similar. He is Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology, University of Notre Dame.
Paul Williams reads Ayaat (verses) from the Qur’an at the blessed gathering of the Islamic Circle, 27th January 2018
Obviously someone end up missing the whole point of prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) story completely…
Orientalist scholarship since the 19th century has proposed various theories that seek to disqualify the Muslim narrative on the authenticity of the Qur’anic compilation and the preservation of the text. The recent discovery of early Qur’an manuscripts in San’a has… Read More ›
A discussion of some difficulties confronted in reading the Quran
Which translation of the Quran should one read if they are interested in understanding the text and have limited or no knowledge of Arabic? In this video, Dr. Lumbard discusses four translations that are widely available today.
Read the updated article on Islamic Awareness
NOTE In this post, I’m addressing reverend CJ Davis of St Nicholas Church in Tooting despite there being no traceable link between the anti-Islam group, DCCI Ministries, and CJ. Hopefully it will be of edifying value to his congregants involved… Read More ›
I have just had a pretty intense hour-long conversation with Rukmini Callimachi a foreign correspondent at the New York Times who covers ‘Al Qaeda and Islamic extremism’. She approached me out of the blue on twitter to ask: I don’t… Read More ›
“Can there be any doubt about Allah – the Originator and Creator of the heavens and earth?!” [Surah Ibrahim; 10]
This is a magnification of a mosquito’s leg. It was made through a special lens that magnified it 800 times. To give you an idea how much that is, a picture of an average grain of rice, if magnified to… Read More ›