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Homosexual Gratification in Paradise!
Question: I have heard that there is a certain Egyptian scholar who says that believers are promised not only virgins in Paradise but also boys. What he is implying is that one will be able to satisfy one’s sexual urge as one wishes: both genders will
Authors:Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito.Publishers: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Taking as its starting point the fact that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the United States, a religion that will soon replace Judaism, the
The main title of this essay is ‘Human Rights and Islam’, which signals some assumptions. I have not selected ‘Human Rights in Islam’ because it depicts a certain type of apologetic behaviour. I have even resisted the temptation of using ‘Islam and Human Rights’, which, by
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Since Moses (sws) extradited the Israelites from Egypt, the struggle for Jewish souls emerged. Moses (sws) displayed signs and warnings to the Israelites to capture their souls. Similarly, Jesus (sws) devoted his life to annex Jewish souls. Even Muhammad (sws) aimed to encompass the souls of Jews in h
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In the wake of the recently announced admissions for MA in Islamic Studies and for Diploma in the Arabic language at Al-Mawrid, an introduction of the institute is being reproduced here for the benefit of the readers. (Editor)
Al-MawridInstitute of I
Once I sawsomestudents take an examination in a center and the sight of them made me think that God’s system of trial is quite similar. Usually a student is at liberty to write what he chooses. The examiners do not question him for giving right or wrong answers. Similarly, God has given man liberty t
In one of his articles,*Mr Jochen Katz has raised a question regarding the position of Jesus (sws), according to the Qur’an, in the Hereafter. Mr Katz, in his introduction to the article, writes:
Jesus is raised to Allah (4:158), near stationed with him (3:45), worshiped by millions of Ch
An important guiding principle mentioned in the Qur’an for regulating the economic life of Muslims in an equitable manner is that in an Islamic society wealth should not be allowed to circulate among the rich of the society alone. After announcing that the wealth Muslims have obtained by way of fay