Pauline Theology

By Dr. Laurence Brown In the midst of the growing 19th and 20th century awareness of the differences between Trinitarian doctrine and the period of origins, a person might be surprised to find one group who claim to be followers of Christ Jesus reading the following in the Holy Quran: “O People [...]

2017-12-20T17:45:31+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Justice of Judgment

By Dr. Laurence Brown “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” –old proverb True belief has a reward in the hereafter. Disbelief does too, buuuut … you don’t want it. Such has been the message of all the prophets—each and every one of them. [...]

2017-12-20T17:45:34+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|


By Dr. Laurence Brown “Life’s greatest tragedy is to lose God and not to miss him.” –F.W. Norwood Atheists might assert that they don’t acknowledge the existence of God, but the view of some Christians and all Muslims is that at some level even the confirmed Atheist affirms God’s [...]

2017-12-20T17:45:38+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Rights of non-Muslim Minorities

Host:  What is the situation of non-Muslims in an Islamic State? Jamal Badawi: There seems to be undue fears that if we have a true and sincere Islamic State that there would be persecution towards non-Muslim minorities.  It is true that an Islamic State is not a secular state where [...]

2017-12-19T19:25:56+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Economic System in Islam

By Dr. Jamal Badawi   Host: We have never heard of an economic system for Christianity or Buddhism; how does this topic relate to religion? Jamal Badawi: To start with from a broad perspective what is religion?  It is a set of beliefs which organize or regulate the relationship between [...]

2017-12-19T19:24:45+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Toward an Ethical Economic System: Alleviating Suffering Caused by Greed

By Samya Ali The Prophet (p) was asked which was the best form of income. He replied: “That for which a man works with his hands. And honest trading.” The Prophet himself was a trader and was well-known for his integrity. In fact, he was popularly known as “al-amin,” which [...]

2017-12-19T18:46:06+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Nature of Suffering

By Aisha Asif Too often when we face some difficulties or experience some sort of loss, we feel sorry for ourselves. We wonder why we are suffering, and what we did to deserve this particular hardship. Some of us who are more self-examining might retrace our steps in an attempt [...]

2017-12-19T19:25:21+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Shariah Laws and Women: Interpretations and Misinterpretations

By Dr. Jasser Auda Women’s issues are the real test for the current Islamic reform. The reason is that groundless and unfair differentiation between men and women is deeply embedded in many popular opinions that we inherited from the eras of decline of the Islamic civilization. First of all, it [...]

2017-12-19T19:23:56+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|
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