Greece: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community holds its 3rd “Dinner with Friends” event in Athens

Report by Atta-Ul Naseer, Imam & National President, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Greece Tel: +30 2112140522 | Fax: +30 2112140522 | Mobile: +30 6940142377 3rd Dinner with Friends Friday 30th October 2015 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Greece held its 3rd Dinner with Friends on 30th October 2015 in Athens, Greece. The aim and purpose of this event was […]

We Cannot Leave Anti-Muslim Hate Unchecked

For the Muslim Times’ collection to tackle Islamophobia

Epigraph: Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:7-9) The Huffington Post: By Anu Joshi; Activist, blogger, waylaid Californian This Friday and Saturday, a group of loosely connected protesters […]

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet awarded Nobel Peace Prize, for Pluralism & Secularism

The quartet is made up of mediators from four Tunisian organisations

By Don Melvin, CNN Updated 5:39 AM ET, Fri October 9, 2015 | Video Source: CNN (CNN) The Nobel Peace Prize Committee confounded all expectations Friday — bypassing global figures such as Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel — and handed the award to the National Dialogue Quartet for its “decisive contribution to the building […]

What’s a sin? Catholics don’t always agree with their church


Source: PEW Research Center BY CARYLE MURPHY 14 COMMENTS Pope Francis has publicly urged Catholics to receive the sacrament of penance and reconciliation, or confession, reminding them that “we are all sinners” and the shame associated with sin is “a grace” that prepares them for God’s forgiveness. Despite the pontiff’s entreaties, only about four-in-ten U.S. Catholics […]

Holy Quran and Science Conference in Toronto on September 26


Conference Program  Session-1 Time Topic Presenter 10:00 am Recitation from the Holy Qur’an Sheikh Abdul Hadi, National Secretary Ta’lim ul Quran and Waqf-e-A`rdi Translation English Munawar Ahmed 10:15 am Introductory Remarks Lal Khan Malik, President, Ahmadiyya  Muslim Jama`at Canada Silent Prayer Lal Khan Malik, President, Ahmadiyya  Muslim Jama`at  Canada 10:30 am Marine Biology and the Holy […]

Video: Erdogan, Abbas and Putin together inaugurate a mosque in Moscow

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left), Russian President Vladimir Putin (center), and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas attend the opening of the new Moscow Cathedral Mosque in Moscow on September 23.

Courtesy: Abida Rehman, UK, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Women Rights Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas are in Russia for the opening of the new Moscow Cathedral Mosque. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, and U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft are […]

Clinton: Can a Muslim be President? Yes

—The Clintons: Ex. President Bill Clinton, Ex. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and their daughter Chelsea Clinton

Originally posted by Dr. Amtul Qadoos Farhat Source: Arutz Sheva Hillary Clinton takes to Twitter to criticize Republican candidate Ben Carson over comments on a Muslim becoming president. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday took to Twitter to criticize Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson for saying he would not support a Muslim becoming president. […]

Ahmed Mohamed, 14, Builds Clock, Is Cuffed for Bomb Hoax, Then Gets Invited to White House


Source: NY Times By MANNY FERNANDEZ and CHRISTINE HAUSER SEPT. 16, 2015 HOUSTON — Ahmed Mohamed’s homemade alarm clock got him suspended from his suburban Dallas high school and detained and handcuffed by police officers on Monday after school officials accused him of making a fake bomb. By Wednesday, it had brought him an invitation to […]

BBC Video: Mosques should have message of harmony and peace

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad: the Worldwide Leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Source BBC The leader of the Muslim Ahmadiyya community has called for the authorities in the UK to monitor what happens in mosques and madrassas or Islamic religious schools, to help counter radicalisation. Ahmadiyya Muslims number many million across the world, and are a movement that started in India more than 100 years ago. However, […]

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran


Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times As only the Islamophobes, who hate Islam or those Muslims, who want to enforce Shariah Law, of their imagination, by hook or crook, make headlines, the compassionate teachings of the Holy Quran are lost to the ordinary, non-Muslim observer. The Holy […]

How Islam has Influenced Christian understanding of God


Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times When Baylor University researchers asked their 1700 participants about what they think God looks like, 60 percent drew abstract or nature scenes.[1] Stated in another way, the sons and daughters of the Abrahamic faiths, believe in a Deist God, Who is the Creator […]

Charles Darwin: An Epiphany for the Muslims, A Catastrophe for the Christians

smithsonian museum

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times The National Museum of Natural History, located on the National Mall just across from the Smithsonian castle, is America’s most visited museum for good reason, it has an elephant in the room. Its 126 million specimens and cultural artifacts are a treasure trove for […]

Is There Coercion in Islam and Christianity?

Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom of speech, Benjamin Franklin, 1722.

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times A silver lining from the gravely tragic event of September 11, 2001, is that a verse of the Holy Quran, “There is no coercion in religion,” has been quoted time and again, in national and international media, all over the world. […]

Evolution Is Not a Matter of ‘Belief’


Source: Huffington Post By Tom Krattenmaker: Author, ‘The Evangelicals You Don’t  Know’ Do you “believe” in evolution? A new survey reveals that your answer can be predicted in  large part by your political loyalties. The Pew Research Center finds that two  thirds of Democrats accept the validity of evolution, in contrast with the 43  percent of Republicans […]

Ten Raised to Five Hundred Reasons for Our Gracious God


Epigraph: And He (Allah) gave you all that you wanted of Him; and if you try to count the favors of Allah, you will not be able to number them. Indeed, man is very unjust, very ungrateful.  (Al Quran 14:35) A pictorial representation of multiverse Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the […]

Testing the God Hypothesis

question mark

The Muslim Times’ Chief Editor’s comments: In this article agnostic or atheist writer Victor Stenger, has suggested nine possible observations, which if true will destroy his case.  I would like theists to respond to those in comment section and I, Zia H Shah, am responding to three of those. My source: The Huffington Post This article was originally […]

Dr. Abdus Salam and Nobel Prize of 2013

Nobel Ceremony

Epigraph: Thou sees not, in the creation of the All-merciful any imperfection. Return thy  gaze, seest thou any fissure. Then Return thy gaze, again and again. Thy gaze,  Comes back to thee dazzled, aweary.’  (Al Quran 67:4-5) Nobel Prize Ceremony Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD In 1979, when talking about religion and God was a […]

Freedom of Speech: A Core Islamic Value!


Epigraph: And if you are in doubt as to what We (Allah) have sent down to Our servant (Muhammad), then produce a Chapter like it, and call upon your helpers beside Allah, if you are truthful.  (Al Quran 2:24) Kaaba — The First House of God Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD Those […]

Deism: Common between Islam, Christianity and Judaism

Red trees

Epigraph He is Allah, the Creator, the Maker, the Fashioner. His are the most beautiful names. All that is in the heavens and the earth glorifies Him, and He is the Mighty, the Wise.  (Al Quran 59:25) We need to enjoy the beauty around us every day and smell the roses, before it is too […]

Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven

Pope Francis

Posted by Rafiq A. Tschannen Source: The Independcnce     By Michael Day In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences. Responding to a list of […]

Video: Prophet Muhammad’s Compassion, according to Karen Armstrong


Karen Armstrong FRSL (born 14 November 1944) is a British author and commentator known for her books on comparative religion. A former Roman Catholic religious sister, she went from a conservative to a more liberal and mystical Christian faith. She first rose to prominence in 1993 with her book A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Her work […]

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences


Epigraph: Blessed is He (Allah) in Whose hand is the kingdom, and He has power over all things; … Who has created seven heavens in harmony. No incongruity canst thou see in the creation of the Gracious God. Then look again: Seest thou any flaw? Aye, look again, and yet again, thy sight will only return […]

Caliph Umar Farooq versus Emperor Heraclius: Who gave us our Religious Freedoms?

Umar Farooq found the Temple Mount to be a garbage dump for Jerusalem in the 7th century and personally cleaned and restored it!

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in  religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to  be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has surely grasped a  strong handle which knows no breaking. And Allah is […]

The Message: Muhammad: Messenger of God (A movie)

Medina Mosque

A good place for the non-Muslims to start learning about the Holy Prophet Muhammad is a movie named the Message: Mohammed: Messenger of God (1976) Rated PG. After a non-Muslim seeker has watched this and another movie mentioned below, I propose three further stages of study to getting to know the Greatest of the sons […]

The Christian Theology and Nature of Jesus


Source: The Muslim Sunrise, Spring, 2013. By Zia H Shah MD Christianity is sandwiched between Judaism and Islam and three fourth of the Christian Bible is the Old Testament, so it is but natural to understand the Christian theology in light of both, especially Judaism, which precedes it. In the three great monotheistic religions, Islam, Unitarian Christianity […]

Do atheists secretly believe in God? Finnish Study


Epigraph: “And when thy Lord brings forth offspring from the loins of the sons of Adam, He makes them witnesses against their own selves by asking them, ‘Am I not your Lord?’ And they say, ‘Indeed, we do bear witness to that.’ This He does lest they should say on the Day of Resurrection, ‘We […]

If Atheists and the Christians Debate, Islam Wins!


Richard Dawkins vs Cardinal George Pell on Q&A (10-4-2012) Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD First something about the big picture, Christian apologists want to make a case for Christianity based on laws of nature and science, by showing that there ought to be a Transcendent Creator of our universe. They make this […]

Who was Jesus? Man or God? debate – Sir Anthony Buzzard and Drew Ayers

Sir Anthony Buzzard

God the Father is referred to as God more than 1300 times in the New Testament alone, which forms only 25% of the Bible.  References to Jesus as God are a couple or very few at best and are contextual misinterpretations or later interpolations. Sir Anthony Buzzard has a very well written and useful book The […]

Love thy Neighbor is a Christian Value, Hate and Stereotyping aren’t


Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD Epigraph: “And thou shalt assuredly find those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ to be the nearest of them in love to the believers. That is because amongst them are savants and monks and because they are not proud.” (Al Quran 5:83) As the year of 2012 draws […]

The Muslim Times’ Response to an Anti-Islam Film


Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD The Mosque of Medina: The First Mosque built by  the Prophet of Islam “He (Allah) it is Who sends blessings on you (Muhammad), as do His  angels, that He may bring you forth from all kinds of darkness into light. And  He is Merciful to the believers. […]

Converting Prof. William Lane Craig to Islam


Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD In one of his debates Prof. William Lane Craig says: “God is a metaphysically necessary, beginningless, eternal, uncaused, timeless, spaceless, immaterial being, Who is omnipotent and source of absolute moral values, now that is a concept of God worthy of worship!” Now, it is abundantly clear to […]

Pascal’s Wager: Islam, Christianity or Atheism?

two dices

Blaise Pascal (19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662), was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal’s earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, […]

Nominating Karen Armstrong for Literature Nobel Prize


Karen Armstrong has been a prolific writer and almost all her works are for enlightening mankind and bringing them together. In my opinion, her Magnum opus is her biography of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, may peace be on him, Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet. A chapter in the book titled, Muhammad the Enemy, can […]

Arabic a revealed language and the mother of all languages


ABSTRACT OF COLLECTION OF THESE ARTICLES AND BOOKS Evidence that there is a mother of all the 6000 known human languages is beyond doubt and no one will question this any more. But, which language is the mother, is the billion dollar question? There is overwhelming evidence that languages change over time and they do […]

Dawkins’ False Papal Fatwa: ‘Einstein was a Pantheist and not a Deist?’


This clip is titled: Albert Einstein on god The god delusion I agree with Prof. Dawkins expressions of religious tolerance but take issue with how he describes Einstein’s religion. Dawkins in this clip and in his book the God Delusion, claims that Albert Einstein was a Pantheist, to substantiate his own position of being an […]

A Cordial invitation to Sir David Attenborough to be a Theist


First of all I want to thank Sir David Attenborough for all the great documentaries he has produced about nature, animal and plant kingdom.  I have watched most if not all of them.  Attenborough is no stranger to most of the members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community as the previous international leader of our community, […]

Examining Christianity: In Light of other Religious Traditions, Nature and Science?

interfaith dialogue

Allah created mankind and took it upon Himself to guide them, as He says in the Qur’an, “Surely, it is for Us to provide guidance.” (92:12) Guidance and Law were given to every nation of the world through His Messengers, “And for every people there was a Messenger” (10:47). “And there is a Guide for […]

Deism and 750 verses of the Holy Quran

red sunrise

By Zia H Shah MD Deism (pronounced /ˈdiːɪzəm/, us dict: dē′·ĭzm) is a religious and philosophical belief that a supreme being created the universe, and that this can be determined using reason and observation of the natural world alone, without the need for either faith or organized religion. President Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine and Benjamin […]

Thomas Paine: His Second Coming in Islam in the 21st Century

thomas paine

Thomas Paine was one of the Founding Fathers of USA, in 18th century he was one of the greatest intellectuals and a proponent of Deism.  He is best known for his book Age of Reason.   Mark Twain said, “It took a brave man before the Civil War to confess he had read the Age of Reason … I […]

Quantum Theory – Sign of a Personal God


Source / Courtesy: Muslim Sunrise, Fall 2011 Zia H Shah MD and Sardar Anees Ahmad Determinism A deist believes God created the universe, but rejects the notion of a Personal God – a God who answers prayers or intervenes in human affairs. Many deists are strict determinist, believing that causality governs the entire universe. Albert […]

February 2011 Alislam-eGazette: Metaphysics, Religion and Science


So said Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community “The God of Islam is the same God Who is visible in the reflection of the laws of nature and is discernible in the book of nature. Islam has not presented a new God but has presented the same God Who is presented […]

November 2011 Alislam-eGazette: Universal Brotherhood in Islam and Hajj


Friday Sermon about human compassion and International brotherhood This sermon was delivered on September 12, 2003 by Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V. The subject of this sermon is humanitarian values in Islam. We will review a few excerpts and quotes from this sermon: After the initial recitation Huzur said that the Islamic teachings […]

Darwinian Evolution: Islam or Christianity?


Source / Courtesy: This popular collection of articles was first made in Google-knol. Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to […]

Amir of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Kababir, presenting a copy of Quran to the Pope‏

Pope and the Holy Quran

Shareef Odeh , Amir, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Kababir, Israel, meeting with Pope Benedict XVI‏ and presenting him a copy of the Holy Quran: Shareef Odeh also presented the Pope a letter of Khalifatul Masih V, the international leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Khalifatul Masih V (Hudhur) has described the details of his letter in […]

John Dominic Crossan’s ‘blasphemous’ portrait of Jesus

(CNN) 2011 — One of his first fan letters came from someone who declared: “If Hell were not already created, it should be invented just for you.” Other critics have called him “demonic,” “blasphemous” and a “schmuck.” When John Dominic Crossan was a teenager in Ireland, he dreamed of becoming a missionary priest. But the message […]

Exorcism: Is the Bible to Blame?


Spinello Aretino Exorcism of St Benedict Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Pope Benedict unwittingly performed an exorcism of two men possessed by the Devil in the very heart of the Vatican, according to the Catholic Church’s best-known exorcist, Father Gabriele Amorth. Nick Squires of Rome wrote […]

Anti-Muslim hate crime to be treated as seriously as anti-Semitism – Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron will tell police forces in England and Wales to record anti-Muslim hate crimes separately and treat them as seriously as anti-Semitic attacks. The move comes amid rising incidents of Islamophobia. New funding to boost security at religious buildings, including mosques, will also be announced. The policy move on Tuesday is designed […]

By 2050, India to have world’s largest populations of Hindus and Muslims

Source: PEW Research Center By Conrad Hackett; who is a demographer focusing on religion at Pew Research Center. In the coming decades, India will have the distinction of having the largest populations of two of the three largest religions in the world – Islam and Hinduism – according to new religious projections data from Pew […]

The anesthesia of familiarity: There should be a Creator of Our Universe

Epigraph Allah is He Who raised up the heavens without any pillars that you can see. Then He settled Himself on the Throne. And He pressed the sun and the moon into service: each pursues its course until an appointed term. He regulates it all. He clearly explains the Signs, that you may have a […]

Stories of the past Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – Part 4

The Truth Message – Part – 2.5: Stories of the past Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – Part 4  Bible: Prophet Moses (pbuh) / Qur’an-e-Majeed: Hadrath Musa (as) Book: Taurat / Torah [the first 5 books (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy) of the Hebrew Bible] Religion: Judaism Area: Egypt Timeline: 3400 years ago approximately Moses […]

Stories of the past Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – Part 3

The Truth Message – Part – 2.4: Stories of the past Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – Part 3 Prophet Lot (as) The people of Prophet Lot (as) who lived in Sodom are described notoriously for their sins, especially, homosexuality, in both the Holy Bible and the Holy Qur’an. The incidents related to the […]

Stories of the past: Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – Part 2

Name of the Prophet: Ibrahim (as) / Abraham (pbuh) Book: Suhuf-e-Ibraheem / Scrolls of Abraham Religious Philosophy: Worship the one & only God Place: Ur, the present Al-Muqayyar (or Mughair), Iraq Timeline: 4000 years ago approximately Judaism, Christianity and Islam hold Abraham (pbuh) in great reverence. We believe the inter-relationship between these three major religious […]

Stories of the past: Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an – part 1

Stories of the past: Major prophets from Bible & Qur’an   Name of the Prophet: Adam (pbuh) Timeline: About 6,000 years ago Area: Most probably the present day Iraq. Religious philosophy: Worship the one God Do Remember: This Adam (peace be upon him), the progenitor of the present human race, is only the first link […]

Relation between God, His Messengers & Man ~OR~ The Creator & His creation

Relation between God, His Messengers & Man ~OR~ The Creator & His creation: God says: [17:71] Indeed, We have honoured the children of Adam, and carried them by land and sea, and given them of good things and exalted them far above many of those whom We have created.  Now, we KNOW bits about God. […]

Who/What/Where is God?

Tell me: Do you know who God is? Or what should a God be like?  Who is God?  God is He beside Whom there is none worthy of worship – The Ever-Living, The Self-Subsisting and The All-Sustaining. (Ch.3:Vs.3) God–His Names EL of the Canaanites ELOHIM or YAHWEH (JEHOVAH) of the Hebrews ELAH in the Aramaic […]

Death of Jesus (Wafat-e-Maseeh) Proved from Quran-e-Majeed

The Truth Message – Part 7 – Death of Jesus (Wafat-e-Maseeh) Proved from Quran-e-Majeed Coming back to discuss Jesus (pbuh) again. Now this one prophet happens to be the central object of the prophetic sphere which categorizes almost three-quarters of world population into believers or disbelievers and hence into different religions. …those who disbelieved in […]

The Story of Prophet Jesus, the Messiah, the Good Shepherd – Peace be upon him

Isa Ibn Maryam – Jesus, Son of Mary Book: Bible / Injeel Religion: Christianity Timeline: 2000 years ago approximately — To begin with, Grand-mother of Jesus (pbuh) forms an integral part of his life so we commence his life by a brief mention of his GrandMother. Hanna, the Grandmother of Jesus (pbuh), loved pious life […]

The Corrupted Concepts of current Christianity – detailed

The Truth Message – Part – 6: The Corrupted Concepts of current Christianity – detailed ‘Strange times are these in which we live; when old and young are taught falsehoods in school. And the person that dares to tell the truth is called at once a lunatic and fool.’ Plato had said this in 427 […]

Is Jesus God? Or third of the three (in trinity)? Or just a blessed Prophet?

The Truth Message – Part 5 – Is Jesus the Son of God? Or third of the three? Or a Prophet?  There are groups who very wrongly believe that Jesus was the ‘Son of God’! The Unity of God has been repeatedly proclaimed in the Bible (and many other religious scriptures too). Prophet after prophet was raised […]

Compare the concepts of the original Christianity to ‘current’ Christianity

Trail along the lost track of Trinity: A Must Read: The History Of Beliefs In Christianity – A Journey from facts to fiction Now let’s go and check the history and continue with… The Truth Message – Part 4 – compare the concepts of the original Christianity to current-Christianity: Jesus’ disciples were Jewish in stock and […]

The Corrupted Concepts of ‘current’ Christianity

The Truth Message – Part 3 – The Corrupted Concepts of ‘current’ Christianity While originally Christianity was a divine dispensation, subsequently some false doctrines and dogmas found their way into its teaching – these doctrines run counter to divine attributes, however, today these are blindly believed. To talk of books: The Holy Bible is undeniably […]

The Lost Tribes of Israel

The Truth Message – Part – 2: The Lost Tribes of Israel  It is a historical fact that the Israelites were divided into 12 tribes of which two were in the country where Jesus taught his Gospel and was put on the cross and the other 10 were scattered in other lands. The assigned Divine […]

… Jesus is dead.

Source: | TheMuslimTimes.Org | The Truth Message – Part – 1: … Jesus is dead. Period. Tomb of Jesus found in Kashmir (It’s proved & confirmed) Proofs are indeed available now to confirm that Jesus had survived crucifixion and traveled towards India to continue his ministry among the Tribes of Israel, as he was commissioned, and after […]

Creationist Ken Ham Says Aliens Will Go To Hell So Let’s Stop Looking For Them

“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” (Genesis 3:4-5)

Epigraph: He who follows the right way follows it only for the good of his own soul: and he who goes astray, goes astray only to his own loss. And no bearer of burden shall bear the burden of another. (Al Quran 17:16) The Huffington Post  | By Ed Mazza  Creationist Ken Ham, who recently debated Bill Nye the […]

Kelly Hollins and 5000 Others, How They Came to Islam

British Muslim

Converting to Islam: British women on prayer, peace and prejudice Around 5,000 British people convert to Islam every year – and most of them are women. Six of them talk about prejudice, peace and praying in car parks Veronique Mistiaen The Guardian, Friday 11 October 2013 13.15 EDT Jump to comments (1288) Ioni Sullivan: ‘In my heart, […]

Understanding the Nature of Jesus is Always a Heresy

Jesus and heresy

Epigraph The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son when He has no consort, and when He has created everything and has knowledge of all things? Such is Allah, your Lord. There is no God but He, the Creator of all things, so worship Him. And He is Guardian […]

A Collection of Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad with Foreword by Mahatma Gandhi


Epigraph: And We (Allah) have sent thee (Muhammad) not but as a mercy for all peoples. (Al Quran 21:108) Mahatama Ghandi, the Most well known Indian Leader, the second most important person of the twentieth century according to Time magazine and man of the year in 1931 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (pronounced [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi] ( listen); 2 October 1869 – […]

Eucharist: Some say it is Wafer, Others believe it is Body of Jesus

Pope Francis gives first Communion to girl during Mass at Sts. Elizabeth and Zechariah Parish on outskirts of Rome

Epigraph: He (Allah) is the First and the Last, and the Manifest and the Hidden, and He knows all things full well. (Al Quran 57:4) Eyes cannot reach Him (Allah) but He reaches the eyes. And He is the Incomprehensible, the All-Aware. (Al Quran 6:104) Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD Since mid-July, Pope Francis has […]

The Transcendent God of Abrahamic Faiths Does Exist: The Kalam Cosmological Argument

mountain and moon

Epigraph: He is Allah, the Creator, the Maker, the Fashioner. His are the most beautiful names. All that is in the heavens and the earth glorifies Him, and He is the Mighty, the Wise. (Al Quran 59:25) The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comments: This argument applies only to Transcendent God of Judaism, Unitarian Christianity and Islam. It is […]

President Obama on Separation of Church-Mosque and State


He says that we can draw our inspiration from our scriptures but we have to  translate the message into a language that is understood by other fellow  citizens from different religions. One of the points President Barack Hussein Obama makes is that the scripture  has to be translated into a universal message by the believers, […]