Category archives for Quran

The Holy Quran in the eyes of fair-minded Christian writers

The famous British historian Thomas Carlyle writes: “One other circumstance we must not forget: that he (Muhammad) had no school-learning; of the thing we call school-learning none at all.  The art of writing was but just introduced into Arabia; it seems to be the true opinion that Muhammad never could write! Life in the Desert, […]

Meteors: Establish the truth of the Holy Quran

Abstract The mention of meteors is ubiquitous in the present day Western society. A week does not pass when we do not hear in a scientific documentary that the dinosaurs became extinct by a meteor strike some 60 million years ago. But, such familiarity with the meteors was not always the case. And We (Allah) […]

The Gospel According to Thomas

To high light the importance of this gospel some scholars have labeled it as the fifth Gospel. The manuscript of the Coptic text, of the Gospel of Thomas was found in 1945, at Nag Hammadi. It was first published in a photographic edition in 1956. Three years later, in 1959, this was followed by the […]

The Bible, The Quran and Science: Is the Quran copied from the Bible?

The Bible, The Quran and Science is a book by a French surgeon Dr. Maurice Bucaille and could be described as a commentary of the following verses of the Holy Quran: “The disbelievers say: This Quran is naught but a lie that Muhammad has fabricated, and other people have helped him with it. They have, thereby, […]

The Holy Quran as the Miracle of the Holy Prophet

This is a short article to introduce the subject to fellow Christians. The Holy Quran says about them: 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.  […]

Compilation of the Holy Quran into a text

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times This is a short article to introduce the subject to fellow Christians. The Holy Quran says about them: And thou shalt assuredly find those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ to be the nearest of them in love to the believers. That […]

Where is the Injil, is it the Q document or ‘Q?’

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times The word Injil occurs several times in the Quran (3:4, 3:49, 3:66, 5:47, 5:67, 5:69, 5:111; 7:158; 9:111; 48:30; 57:28) and refers to the revelation to Isa (Jesus). Muslims believe that Injil was the Gospel given to Jesus, may peace be on […]

Translation of the Holy Quran by Sir Zafrulla Khan

Scores of English translations of the Holy Quran are now available online. Translations into several languages, including English and Urdu, by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are also available online in Alislam.org. I believe that one of the best translations, in English, especially for the Western readers is one by Sir Zafrulla Khan. The whole of […]