Atheism

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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

How Do We Know God Exists?

Dr. Jamal Badawi Even on a very fundamental level we find that throughout history there is a very strange phenomenon that people of different backgrounds, living in so many different parts of the world at different points in time, have always had this strong urge within themselves to look [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:34+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Names and Attributes of Allah

Allah has described Himself in the Quran through His Names and Attributes. Muslims believe that studying these Names and Attributes is one of the most effective ways of strengthening one’s relationship with God. Each Name and Attribute nourishes a kind of consciousness and humility in man and their study [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Moment of Clarity

By Daliah Merzaban When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity. Throughout my childhood and young adult years, God remained in the background of my consciousness. I believed in Him, and performed some rituals of worship [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Forgiveness and God’s Mercy

By Jamal Badawi Forgiveness By accepting that the authority of forgiveness lies exclusively in the hands of God, the human mind is also liberated from any superstition or strange ideas about how to remit for those sins committed. As we indicated earlier, the Islamic way of remission is sincerity, [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:06+00:00 July 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|