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1 God, 3 Faiths

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Do Religions cause Wars?

There is no scholarly agreement on which are the most common motivations for war. Motivations may be different for those ordering the war than for those undertaking the war. Since many people are involved, a war may acquire a life of its own from the confluence of many different motivations. In Why Nations Go to War, by John G. Stoessinger, the author points out that both sides will claim that morality justifies their fight. He also states that the rationale for beginning a war depends on an overly optimistic assessment of the outcome of hostilities (casualties and costs), and on misconceptions of the enemy’s intentions. This is an endeavor to analyse the role of religion as a cause of wars through the history, remove misconceptions to understand the real cause of wars to avoid them, if possible. Continue reading

Hajj – Muslims Celebrate Abraham’s Great Success in Trial

Every year during Hajj & Eid ul Adha Muslims celebrate the event of great sacrifice, Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) willingly offered to sacrifice his eldest (then only) son, but God substituted it with ram, Among the three Abrahamic faiths [Islam, Christianity and Judaism] it is Muslims who so devoted celebrate this great event as one of five pillars of Islam in Hajj.    … Continue reading

Islam: Puritan and popular religion

Throughout the history of religion, the question that arose from time to time was whether religion should evolve according to social, political and economic needs of society or should it retain its original teachings. Those who are in favour purity of religion argue that despite changes in society, believers of a religion must observe its … Continue reading

Religion and reason: The challenges of modernity

Religious scriptures are the most revered pieces of writing. They have been recited millions upon millions of times and raging debates have been carried out to determine the one true meaning behind their allegories and metaphors. Two schools of thought emerged as a result of this battle of semantics. One school which has been dominant … Continue reading

Concept of Equality of Men & Women in Islam

“O Mankind! Be conscious of your Sustainer, who has created you out of one living entity, and out of it created its mate, and out of the two spread abroad a multitude of men and women. And remain conscious of God, in whose name you demand (your rights) from one another, and of these ties … Continue reading

Muslims of France

There are an estimated five million Muslims in France today, which is the largest such population in Western Europe. What challenges have generations of Muslim immigrants in France been facing to retain their cultural identity? Read more >>>> http://wp.me/p1dL2Q-gc Please visit: http://aftabkhan.blog.com

Iqbal, Philosophy & ideology

This quatrain sums up Iqbal’s supreme significance for Muslims, for then and for centuries beyond. After all, men like Iqbal are born but in centuries. To quote Amir Shakib Arsalan, the world of Islam had not thrown up a thinker of his calibre during the last few centuries. Iqbal had ample opportunities to assimilate eastern … Continue reading

False Attacks on Islam and Muslims

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Quran: Accuracy of Scientific, Historic Narratives & Prophecies

Quran Magazine: http://flip.it/RvuUS The coherence in Qur’an is amazing that it give evidence to its Divine origin through ‘Internal Evidence’.  The Scientific Facts-Proven Recently: God says: “Then proclaim: “Praise be to GOD, very soon He will show you His signs and you will recognize them. Your Lord is not unaware of what you do.”(Qur’an;27:93); “Soon shall … Continue reading

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