In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate


Umar Ibn al-Khattab (ra) a radiant sun

By: Mohammad Yacoob Source: Michael H. Hart wrote a book entitled “The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History” in 1978. Several other authors have written similar books but this still remains a distinguished book in its category. The book is thought provoking and encourages the reader to see history from different perspectives. He chose Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)to lead the list of the world’s most influential persons which was surprising to many people. He said he chose Muhammad (pbuh)because he was the only person in the history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels. Michael Hart went on to count the traits...

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A Muslim perspective on the Trinity

By: Abdal-Hakim Murad Source: A number of difficulties will beset any presentation of Muslim understandings of the Trinity. Not the least of these is the fact that these Muslim understandings have been almost as diverse and as numerous as those obtaining among Christian scholars themselves. It is true that medieval Islam knew much more about Christian doctrine than the doctors of the Church did about Islam, for the obvious reason that Muslim societies contained literate minorities with whom one could debate, something which was normally not the case in Christendom. Muslim-Christian dialogue, a novelty in the West, has a long history in the Middle East, going back at least as...

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US: “domestic terrorism” attack at clinic leaves 3 dead

By: VOA News Source: VOA News COLORADO SPRINGS – Police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, say they have the gunman in custody after a sporadic five-hour plus shootout at a Planned Parenthood branch that killed a police officer and two civilians. There had been lots of shooting but no verbal communication until “officers were able to shout at the individual and get him to surrender,” police spokeswoman Lt. Catherine Buckley. The Colorado police union reported “with great sorrow” that a police officer had died at the hospital. Two civilians also died in treatment. Nine others are still hospitalized. Police were still trying to ascertain whether anyone was left...

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