The Muslim Times has the Best Collection of Articles about the Holy Quran

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The Purpose And Context Of The Qur’an

Source: Huffington Post By Omar Naseef, an American Muslim The Qur’an – like all other texts – can only be properly understood by understanding the purpose of its author and […]

Surah Al Rahman the Most Comprehensive Approach to Thanksgiving

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and […]

The Qur’an: A New Translation By Tarif Khalidi

The Qur’an: A New Translation – The eternal present tense The Qur’an: A New Translation By Tarif Khalidi, 530pp, Penguin Classics, £25   We look for two things in any new translation of the Qur’an. How close does it get to communicating the meaning of the original, that inimitable oral […]

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times As only the Islamophobes, who hate Islam or those Muslims, who want to enforce Shariah Law, of […]

God Is Living, So Why Does Religion Treat God As Dead?

Source: Huffington Post By Omar Naseef; Muslim, Writer, Traveller, Author, Foodie, Adventurer There’s a vigorous debate in the United States about the nature of our constitution. Liberals tend to argue that the […]

UNESCO about Petra in Jordan: Nabateans were the Thamud mentioned in the Quran

Source: UNESCO website: Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean caravan-city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. […]

UNESCO: Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)

Source: UNESCO website Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madâin Sâlih) is the first World Heritage property to be inscribed in Saudi Arabia. Formerly known as […]

New Pakistani bill mandates Qur’an teaching for all students

Source: Premier for the post and Dawn and Hindustan Times in the comment section below By Tola Mbakwe Pakistan’s senate has passed a bill that enforces the compulsory teaching of […]

Video: Justice, Kindness & Kinship: An Islamic & American Imperative

Epigraph: Indeed, Allah enjoins justice, and the doing of good to others; and giving like kindred; and forbids indecency, and manifest evil, and wrongful transgression. He admonished you that you […]

A New Commentary of the Holy Quran Emphasizing Compassion, Justice and Human Rights Launched

Source: TheQuran.Love Here are some details from the Homepage and About Us page of the website: The very first verse of the Holy Quran is, “I begin in the name […]

The Divide Over Islam and National Laws in the Muslim World

Source: Pew Research Center Varied views on whether Quran should influence laws in countries BY JACOB POUSHTER As strife in the Middle East continues to make headlines, from the militant […]

In Defense of the Secular Narrative of the Holy Quran

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Does the Quran present a theocratic or a secular state? My short answer is ‘a secular state!’ […]

An Invitation to the ‘Real’ Secrets of the Holy Qur’an

Editorial of the Spring 2010 Volume of the Muslim Sunrise Islam has been attacked by many over the last few centuries. Several prejudiced, so called “scholars” have sarcastically and offensively […]

Justice: The Most Important Quranic Theme

Justice in the Quran from Wikipedia Justice is a central theme in the Qur’an, dictating the traditions of law and how should put into practice. There are two ways in […]

Shariah Law: The Five Things Every Non-Muslim (and Muslim) Should Know

Source: Huffington Post By Qasim Rashid 1. What does Shariah mean? Shariah is the law of the Qur’an and literally means “A path to life giving water.” In fact, the […]

A Muslim Lady Speaks of Biological Evolution and Quran in Cambridge University

Dr. Rana Dajani is Associate professor of Molecular Biology in Jordan University. The Muslim Times has the best collection of articles about biological evolution and religion. This provides for the most […]

Evolution rejected by hundreds of millions of Muslims and evangelicals

Source: Vancour Sun By Douglas Todd Creationism, a religious world view that adamantly rejects Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is on the rise among evangelical Protestants and most of the […]

Believing in the Blasphemy Laws is ‘the Real Blasphemy’: But, There is No Worldly Punishment

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times An antiterrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Shiite man to death for committing blasphemy in posts […]

Why Secularism Is Compatible with the Quran and Sunnah — And an ‘Islamic State’ Is Not

Source: Huffington Post By Akbar Ganji — Iranian journalist and human rights activist Introduction Extremist Islamic groups such as ISIS, Boko Haram, al-Qaeda and the al-Nusra Front in Syria, have transformed […]

Can the Quran be Unjust? Can the Fundamentalists Kill Anyone Who Cheats Them?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Can the fundamentalist’s kill those who do not ascribe to their political ideology? How about those who […]

Defensive War in the Holy Quran in 600 Words

By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times When the Holy Prophet Muhammad, may peace be on him, claimed Monotheism in the polytheistic society of Mecca they turned against […]

3 replies

  1. AL QURAN FROM MY OBSERVATION HAS CAUSED CONFLICT NEVER END..
    1.When I was a boy, I saw Al Quran united people from different tribe in my country.

    2. After 9/11 2001, I could not believe that 17 Arab people killed 3000 innocent people, since than I learned al Quran in depth I found that in general, that Allah’s laws are not clear law, but a verse can has multiple meaning, that cause Muslim are divided, conflict, and cause Muslim kill each other. I think till today Ahmadiyya Muslim have been murdered more than 10000 people. More Syah Muslim murdered, and Others

    1. Those Muslim who has lovely heart they find Al Quran is a true guidance from God. They became a lovely Muslim.

    2. Those Muslim who has hatred in their heart they find Al Quran the source of evil and then became the extremist Muslim and a terrorist. Terrorist kill innocent people in the name of Islam.

    Love is the seed of peace, prosperity and happiness
    But hatred is the seed of Evil, violence, disgrace and poverty.

    So Al Quran can be used as a source of good things
    But also Al Quran can be used as source of evil, violence and terrorist as the extremist Muslim see the Al Quran.

    Why a Muslim has a hatred in side of his heart?
    Because there is a cleric as Evil agent to spread hatred to others. A Evil cleric has children’s children and so on
    They spread hatred to others till the end of the world

    Al Quran can divide Muslim to many sect of Muslim in 21 Century. Because God’s laws have many meanings ir interpretation. Very sad and pity.

    This is the fact cannot be denied it.
    What do you think ? Tell me!

    With ❤️

  2. ADDITIONAL:
    Hold fast, all of you, to the cord of Allah, and be not divided. Remember the blessing of Allah upon you: When you were enemies to each other, and He brought your hearts together, so that, you became brothers through His blessing. You were at the brink of a pit of Fire, then He saved you from it. This is how Allah makes His signs clear to you, so that you may take the right path. (103)

    The purpose Allah sent down Al Quran to save Arab’s tribes from killing each other.
    Unfortunately, after Prophet died, Arab’s tribed turned away from Al Quran and then kill one another till today and so on. Very sad
    With ❤️

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