Quran

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.

666. Commandment – Whoso apprehends from a testator a partiality or a wrong, and makes peace between them (the parties affected), it shall be no sin for him

666. Commandment – Whoso apprehends from a testator a partiality or a wrong, and makes peace between them (the parties affected), it shall be no sin for him [2:183] But whoso apprehends from a testator a partiality or a wrong, and makes peace between them (the parties affected), it shall be […]

655. Commandment –O Prophet! why dost thou forbidthyself that which Allah has made lawful to thee, seeking the pleasure of thy wives

  Commandment –O Prophet! why dost thou forbidthyself that which Allah has made lawful to thee, seeking the pleasure of thy wives   [66:2] O Prophet! why dost thou forbid thyself that which Allah has made lawful to thee, seeking the pleasure of thy wives? And Allah is Most Forgiving, Merciful. [66:3] Allah has […]