Quran

Allah enjoins us to be kind on earth

Abdulrahman Al-Sheha | Published — Friday 6 May 2016    www.arabnews.com ALLAH, the Almighty, says: “Allah commands justice, the doing of good, and liberality to kith and kin, and He forbids all shameful deeds, and injustice and rebellion: He instructs you that ye may receive admonition.” (Qur’an, 16:90) Justice and […]

Why Qur’an is a divine book

  AMAZING QUR’AN: Afghan calligrapher Mohammed Sabeer Hussaini, center, and apprentices work on a page for the world’s largest Qur’an at the Hakim Nasir-e-Khusraw Balkhi Cultural Center in Kabul. Dr. Gary Miller Published — Friday 8 April 2016 IF one assumes that the Qur’an is the product of a man’s […]

We reap what we sow

ABD AL-AZIZ BIN ABDALLAH Published — Friday 11 March 2016 Allah says: “Whatever of good befalls you, it is from Allah; and whatever of ill befalls you, it is from yourself.” (Qur’an, 4:79) This and other similar verses outline for us an attitude that we should adopt, and that will […]

IS ISLAM INHERENTLY MISOGYNISTIC?

AN INTERVIEW WITH LALEH BAKHTIAR LALEH BAKHTIAR, USA As the first American woman to translate the Quran into English, Laleh Bakhtiar corrects often misinterpreted verses on women’s treatment by re-infusing the translation with a feminine perspective. In this interview with Muslima curator Samina Ali, Laleh discusses her experience interpreting the […]

663. Quranic Commandment – when other relations and orphans and the poor are present …

663. Commandment – when other relations and orphans and the poor are present at the division of heritage, give them something therefrom and speak to them words of kindness [4:9] And when other relations and orphans and the poor are present at the division of heritage, give them something therefrom and speak to them words of kindness.

664. Commandment – Division of inheritance after the payment of any bequests he may have bequeathed or of debt

664. Commandment – Division of inheritance after the payment of any bequests he may have bequeathed or of debt [4:12] Allah commands you concerning your children: a male shall have as much as the share of two females; but if there be females only, numbering more than two, then they shall have two-thirds of […]