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If Islam is religion of Peace, Why Jihad?

What is jihad? Jihad means struggle, to struggle one’s utmost. Both the Qur’an and the Hadith have attached great importance to jihad. It must be appreciated at the outset that this word is used for non-violent struggle as opposed to violent struggle. One clear proof of this is the verse of the Qur’an (25:52) which … Continue reading

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

Universe Science & God

People always thought as to who created the universe. Some religions did provide answers mostly spiritual and mythological. The recent advancement in scientific knowledge lead to the Creator of the universe, conforming to the indications mentioned in the last scripture centuries ago. This presentation tries to answer the mind-boggling scientific quest for God. The obvious miraculous way the universe has been created & balanced to support life points towards existence of the Creator. The phenomena like “Quantum Entanglement” leads to the existence of God like many other scientific evidences. Continue reading

According to Bible, Islamic Halal Food is Kosher for Christians!

A British Christian group argues that the mainstreaming of Halal across the world constitutes part of a global Islamization drive. A Malaysia-based body called the World Halal Forum held a European-focused meeting in London in November, under the theme “Halal Products and Services – Going Mainstream.” The British Christian group has launched “Operation Nehemiah” , they say it has no objection … Continue reading

Peace through Justice – Objective of Prophets & Scriptures

Excepts from “Maarif ul Quran”, Quran Translation and Commentary by Maulana Mufti Mohammad Shafi, Translation by Prof. Muhammad Hasan Askari & Prof. Muhammad Shamim, Revised by Justice Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani: http://islamicstudies.info/maarif/ Read full commentary on this verse click link or see below. Peace through Justice – Objective of Prophets & Scriptures: http://wp.me/pCgrB-Sk

What damage does alcohol do to our bodies? BBC Report; Bible & Quran

We know that drinking too much alcohol is bad for us. It gives us hangovers, makes us feel tired and does little for our appearance – and that is just the morning afterwards. [Report by  Philippa Roxby, Health reporter, BBC News] Long term, it increases the risk of developing a long list of health conditions including breast cancer, … Continue reading

Denial of Trust, Justice Root of Corruption

  Trust, Justice & Obedience. Read full article: http://goo.gl/QrlO9 More at>>> http://islamicstudies.info/maarif/

Key to Salvation in 3 Verses- The Essence of Quran

A matchless specimen of comprehensiveness and brevity of the message of Qur’an, a whole world of meaning has been compressed into three short sentences in Surah 103, in few brief words, which is too vast in content to be fully expressed even in a book. In it, in a clear and plain way it has been stated what is … Continue reading

Islamic formula for the challenges of life

Islamic formula for the challenges of life: http://wp.me/pCgrB-PO Please visit: http://aftabkhan.blog.com

My Books- Introduction

Aftab Khan is a freelance researcher and writer, working for peace and interfaith harmony. His research work is regularly published in DJ (www.defencejournal.com), which has been compiled in the the form of e-Books  available here for study or download. http://aftabkhan.blog.com Attack on Islam-An Objective Rebuttal: New e-Book for ‘The people, who think ….. In the post 9/11 scenario there has … Continue reading

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