eDigest: Islamic theology starts with Deism: Why all Christians and atheists should be Muslims?

Epigraph: Allah is He Who raised up the heavens without any pillars that you can see. Then He settled Himself on the Throne. And He pressed the sun and the moon into service: each pursues its course until an appointed term. He regulates it all. He clearly explains the Signs, that you may have a firm belief in the meeting with your Lord.  (Al Quran 13:3)

 

  

Islamic theology starts with Deism: Why all Christians and atheists should be Muslims?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD Deism (pronounced /’di??z?m/, us dict: de’·izm) is a religious and philosophical belief that a supreme being created the universe, and that this…

Recruiting the four Horsemen of Neo-atheism into Cavalry of Islam

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, an 1887 painting by Victor Vasnetsov. Christopher Hitchens died on December 15, 2011.  My condolences to his family and friends.  From here on any blunt…

A challenge for Dawkins: Where did carbon come from?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD This popular article in Google-knol was first written by me in December of 2009. Atheists are right in exposing the irrationality of…

New global index exposes ‘modern slavery’ worldwide

Nearly 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, according to a new index ranking 162 countries. The Global Slavery Index 2013 says India has the highest number…

Justice and Rights for All-Golden principle of Faith: Mirza Masroor Ahmad-Head of World Wide Ahmadiyya Movement

berwick news: By NARELLE COULTER THE worldwide leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community visited Melbourne last week to spread his message of love for all and hatred for none. His Holiness Hazrat Mirza…

Australian News Network TV Report: Ahmadiyya head visits Australia

The global head of the Ahmadiyya Islamic Community is currently visiting Australia, with the visit focusing on the persecution against Ahmadis in Pakistan. Auskar Surbakti speaks with Mirza Masroor Ahmad, spiritual leader of the Ahmadiyya…

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

Huff Post: by Neils Gerson Lohman – After a year of traveling, I had planned a last, short trip. I was going to take the train from Montreal to New…

More American Jewish Students Are Studying the Arab World

NY Times: Miriam Berger studied Arabic at Wesleyan University, lived twice as a student in Jordan, did thesis research in the West Bank and, after graduation, worked in Cairo. And…

No ‘Qurbani’ for you: Police stop Ahmadis from ritual sacrificing in Lahore

ET: LAHORE: Lahore police stopped various members of the Ahmadi community in Lahore from slaughtering animals as part of ‘Qurbani’ ritual on Eidul Azha, proclaiming that the ritual of animal sacrifice was…

Christianity, the first 1000 years

A three hour video…

PAKISTAN: Persecution of Ahmadis in September 2013

Asian Human Rights Commission: Following are excerpts from the press release of the Ahmadyya Jamat Report on the Persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan, September 2013. The full report may be… 

Indonesia’s elderly

Are Indonesia’s elderly changing course? BBC: A growing number of elderly people in Indonesia are opting to stay in a care home despite having a family willing to look after…

Sleep ‘cleans’ the brain of toxins

Source: BBC By James Gallagher: Health and science reporter, BBC News The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day’s thinking, researchers have…

Solar Team Twente finishes highest position ever in World Solar Challenge

Solar Team Twente has gained the third position in the World Solar Challenge in Australia. Never before the red solar car has gained such a high ranking. One and a…

Last six Dutch soldiers leave Kunduz, Afghanistan

The last six Dutch soldiers serving with the police training mission in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan have returned to the Netherlands, the defence ministry has confirmed. The six were involved…

MALAYSIA Sikhs will use Allah as it is in their holy scriptures, says Gurdwara council chief

BY V. ANBALAGAN OCTOBER 16, 2013 Sikhs will continue to use the word Allah in their religious practices as the word appeared numerous times in their holy scriptures, said the…

TOO MUCH, TOO YOUNG Helping Swiss youngsters avoid the debt trap

by Samuel Jaberg in Moutier, swissinfo.ch October 17, 2013 – 11:00 Seduced by adverts and special offers, Swiss youngsters are increasingly getting caught in debt traps. But the cantons appear…

Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria, Amaechi urges Moslems to emulate Prophet Mohammed (saw)

Source: dailypost.com.ng Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has enjoined Muslim faithfuls to eschew war, destruction and rancour which are alien to the religion and do not represent the…

Pakistan: Minorities under pressure – A Report

Source: irinnews.org LAHORE, 17 October 2013 (IRIN) – Being a member of an ethnic or religious minority in Pakistan brings with it inherent risks – something dramatically illustrated in Peshawar last…

Ghana: Primary objective of Islam is submissiveness – Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, Naib Ameer II

Source: businessghana.com Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, Naib Ameer II and Acting Ameer of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission Ghana, (AMMG) on Tuesday said the primary objective of Muslims is to submit to God’s…

Malaysia: Eid al-Adha without slaughtering cattle – Ervinot Kana

Source: themalaysianinsider.com id al-Adha, or the Islamic Day of Sacrifice, underlines the message of equality in terms of poverty reduction. Economically speaking, the holiday encourages the real sector due to soaring…

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