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Rhyme and Reason
He is here
I believe in Him,
And cherish holding Him dear
Life is a mystery without Him;
I shudder to think of a life without Him.
He helps me face the perils of life,
Get over with the terror of death.
He has provided me with all I need,
I just think of His benevolence and start to we
Response: I have read one of your answers regarding the H~adithof the Prophet (sws) which says that there will be more women in Hell than men. You said that it is not to be taken in a literal sense, for it is in symbolic form. Please answer me the following question: Was not the Prophet (sws) the best an
Human Conscience and the Day of Judgement
Question: Is human conscience inborn? What is its basic function? ‘Does it die away’ so to speak? You have also mentioned somewhere in your articles that the mere existence of human conscience shows that the Day of Judgement is bound to come.
Book Name: Islam and the West: Common Cause or Clash?
Author: Ralph Braibanti
Pages: 56 pages.
Publisher: Washington D.C.: Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University: Centre fo
What is Hermeneutics?
There may be at least two ways to respond to the question: What is hermeneutics? First, one may attempt to define the term hermeneutics in a single statement through abstraction. Second, one may try to understand it by considering all of its various aspects in detail.
(Based on a transcript of the author’s lecture)
The Bible is a collection of writings by many different authors. The Qur’an is a dictation. The speaker in the Qur’an -- in the first person -- is God talking directly to man. In the Bible, you have many men writing about God and y
Some time ago, I received an email from an old student. One of its paragraphs read:
Sir, I belong to the Marxist school of thought. Therefore, naturally I’m in favour of a communist / socialist society. But I’m not a dogmatist. I always try to keep myself sensitive to criticism.