Obsessed With Defamation and Slander

By Imam Zaid Shakir   Recently, 28 million copies of the anti-Islamic propaganda documentary, Obsession, were distributed free of charge in what are being considered the "swing" states in the current election campaign. This effort is clearly designed to leverage...

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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 "pardoned"....

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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,...

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