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Did Jesus Ascend? A Qur'anic View

The entire super-structure of the Christian faith is built on a dogma: the death of Jesus (a.s) on the cross, his resurrection, and his bodily ascension to heaven. Islam categorically rejects this dogma: "They slew him not nor…

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Abortion in Islam

In principle, the Qur'an condemns the killing of humans (except in the case of defense or as capital punishment), but it does not explicitly mention abortion. This leads Islamic theologians to …

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Learning nothing from Ramadan

Before the advent of Ramadan every year, we read various reports doing the rounds in the media showing the number of hours that Muslims around the world would observe fasting in 24 hours…

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The Debt We Owe to Religion

The Arabic word commonly translated as "religion" is deen. "Religion" is a fairly good translation, but as many will point out, there is a problem in the modern idea of religion that diminishes the value of…

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