Refutation to ‘The Real History of the Crusades’

By Kadafi   The historical distortion perpetrated on historical thinking by Thomas F. Madden is not a new fallacious concept introduced by contemporary Christian revisionists but has been prevalent since the emergence of Islam on world stage. For many centuries,...

Does Allah Seek Repentance?

By Bassam Zawadi   Some Muslims are facing difficulties with passages such as Surah 2:37, 54, 160 and others, which state that Allah repented. Most, if not all, translations would translate the Arabic word for repent as meaning “relenting towards” or...

Can Muslims Befriend the Disbelievers?

By Bassam Zawadi   Please note: This paper is discussing non-Muslims in general and not exceptions to the general rule. Of course a Musilm can be friends with his non-Muslim wife and with his non-Muslim parents (31:15), etc.   Before I proceed to my article,...

Why Did Ali Burn Some Apostates?

By Understanding Islam Question: A Christian missionary has cited the following Hadith from Bukhari and is demanding an explanation: Volume 9, Book 84, Number 57: Narrated `Ikrima: Some Zanadiqa (atheists) were brought to `Ali and he burnt them. The news of this...

Grammatical Errors in the Qur’an?

By Moiz Amjad   Mr. P. Newton with Mr. Rafiqul-Haqq has written an article titled: “Grammatical Errors in the Qur’an [1]“. He writes: Muslims claim the Qur’an not just to be a human literary masterpiece, but a divine literary miracle. But...

Reasons Why Islam Permits Polygamy

By IslamReligion.com   All mandates of the religion of Islam are from God, the Wise, and thus one deduces that all things which are permitted are due to the fact that their benefit to the self and society outweighs their harms.  When one analyzes the reasons and...