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How could We Believe in a Man? – Existential questions

How could We Believe in a Man? – Existential questions

Another reason why people don’t believe in the message that the prophet Muhammad (or any other messenger for that matter) was sent with, is that he was a man. And We sent among them a messenger from themselves, [saying], "Worship Allah; you have no deity other than...

Ramadan comes before and after Ramadan – Eid Fitr

Ramadan comes before and after Ramadan – Eid Fitr

Sadly, now that Ramadan is practically over, we are preparing ourselves to happily celebrate Eid: feasting, visiting family… enjoying a lawful celebration that Allah has bestowed upon us by His mercy. But the end of Ramadan is not about preparing for Eid,...

Ramadan, a Purification and a Cleansing – Ramadan

Ramadan, a Purification and a Cleansing – Ramadan

The month of Ramadan is an annual occurrence for all Muslims. It is the month of fasting, the month of dedication, and the month of the Quran. It is also the month of mercy. Just the fact that the Quran was brought down in that month and the prophet Muhammad (ppuh),...

The Most Amazing Bedtime Story – Evolution

The Most Amazing Bedtime Story – Evolution

The nice thing about bedtime stories is that they are a fiction of our imagination. So, I would like to share one with you; and please, get your pillow ready, your teddy and read it before going to sleep.  Once upon this same Earth, beneath this same sun, long before...

April fools: It’s Atheist Day! – Atheism Evolution

April fools: It’s Atheist Day! – Atheism Evolution

You know how Google has its daily doodle… Well, for no good reason, I was browsing through them, and April Fools popped up. So, as I was looking into the origins of this day, Atheist Day came up (I can’t believe that I didn’t have this date circled on my calendar)....

Ayat Al-Kursy – Quran Arabic

Ayat Al-Kursy – Quran Arabic

Ayat Al-Kursy is the 255th Ayat in the longest Surah (Al-Baqara, the Cow) and is also the only place that Kursy is mentioned in the Quran. Kursy is often translated as chair or throne; but it is more like a “tabouret”, a kind of stool, a pouf. It is also known as the...

Great Speech is Divine! – Quran Arabic

Great Speech is Divine! – Quran Arabic

In order to have great speech, three components are necessary: timing, content, and style. The moment must be opportune, the meaning must be of value and the wording and structure must melt together like honey on butter. Nothing else but this is found in the Quran!...

Loud and Clear – Quran Arabic

Loud and Clear – Quran Arabic

We have mentioned a few weeks ago, the arguments as to why the Quran would be revealed in Arabic. However, we did not visit this argument on the guidance aspect. Since the Arabic language is extremely precise in its vocabulary, rich in its linguistic content,...

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Once again, tradition innovation and invention enters the realm of religion. Saint-Valentine, the supposed patron saint of lovers, right… Completely false! As far as we know, he was a Christian bishop during the Roman empire and was martyred in the 3rd century. The...

Why was the Quran revealed in Arabic? – Quran Arabic

Why was the Quran revealed in Arabic? – Quran Arabic

The only one apt to fully answer that question is the One who revealed the Quran to the prophet Muhammad (ppuh) in the first place. All we can do is presume why via verses in the Quran. And We did not send any messenger except [speaking] in the language of his people...

Take the Alphabet Challenge – Quran Arabic

Take the Alphabet Challenge – Quran Arabic

In the Quran, many Surahs (29 out of 114) start with seemingly random letters, some scholars profess that these letters have hidden meaning; yet, there is nothing in the Quran nor the Hadiths that tend towards this. Others say that each letter contains a numerical...

Faith

the process of belief