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...

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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 this claim does not...

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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...

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Islam and The Killing of Dogs

By Bassam Zawadi   The article will be divided into the following sections:- - Hadith Regarding The Killing of Dogs - Hadith Showing Dogs Not Being Killed - Should We Go Around Killing Dogs Today? - Conclusion   Hadith Regarding The Killing of Dogs  ...

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The Jewish Tribes of Madinah

By Bassam Zawadi There are several anti Islamic sites out there that criticize the way the Prophet (peace be upon him) dealt with the Jewish tribes of Madinah. I am only providing a list of references that Muslims could appeal to and might find helpful if they are...

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