Allahu akbar literally means God is greater. The phrase implies that God is greater than anything that can be named. It reminds me of a key premise in Anselm’s Ontological Argument for God’s existence: ‘God is something than which nothing greater can… Read More ›
the word bed looks like a bed
OED review: How accurate was the sitcom Blackadder?
On this day in 1616, exactly 400 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 ›
Jack The Lad just posted this: ‘Ducks attracted by the Quran, as soon as they stop they flee. It started having a calming effect on them and the ducks returned as if they we’re listening and understood the Quran.’
Learn about the influence of Shakespeare and the King James Bible on the English Language. Fascinating!