The Lifecyle of the Universe Foretold in the Qur’an

February 2, 2013

The color composite was created during an analysis of different theories about star formation. Scientists think that the universe first went through a ‘blue phase,’ populated mostly by young stars; then shifted into its current ‘green phase,’ with its mixture of young and old; and will eventually experience a ‘red phase,’ when it possesses mostly aging red giants. The eventual “red phase” towards the death of our universe was supported in 1999 when, for the first time, a picture had been taken by NASA of a dying star which looked identical to a red rose.

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A Philosophical and Theological Response to the “Problem of Evil”

January 28, 2013

In the philosophy of religion, “natural atheology” is defined as the branch of philosophy that attempts to prove the central beliefs of theists (people who believe in a God) as false. One of the most impressive and strongest arguments of natural atheology is to do with the problem of evil. The problem of evil claims that it is unbelievable, if an omnipotent and good God exists, that he would permit so much pain and suffering in the world.

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Suicide Bombers and the Myth of “72 Virgins”

January 28, 2013

One of the biggest Islamophobia propaganda myths is the invention of 72 virgins as a Muslim reward for suicide. This has been repeated to the Western world so often that most people have accepted it as fact. The media wants us to believe that there cannot be anything wrong about Israelis — who must be seen as eternal victims — to cause anyone to commit suicide as a means of striking back at them. It is a sick and despicable mind that feels it has a right to attack, steal, murder and cause harm to others but if the others dare fight back they are wrong and therefore terrorists.

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The Young Marriage of Aishah and the Fallacy of Presentism

June 8, 2011

One of the most commonly-used arguments against Islam by those who are non-Muslims encompasses the relationship between the Prophet Muhammad and his young bride, Aishah. Most non-Muslim polemicists are quick to use this argument in an attempt to discredit the character of Muhammad, thus discrediting the legitimacy of his message, Islam. The most common statements made by the non-Muslim, with regards to this subject, is that the Prophet was a pedophile, since he married and subsequently consummated the marriage with Aishah while she was a very young girl.

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Yes Indeed, Non-Muslims are Welcome in Mosques

June 8, 2011

In a suburb of Sydney, Australia, a small yet quite beautiful Turkish-style mosque has been built, following the model of the Sulaimaniye in Istanbul, that is, with library, school rooms, public clinic, canteen, social hall, and so on. There is a big banner in front of the mosque, “Open to All! Please Visit”. Are you looking for “betboo”? Check out uefaligi The passionate experts in this field are ready to answer all of your requests. We need to be vigilant and maximise our outreach. Therefore, when a Chinese non-Muslim addressed Muslims in their mosque in Serdang, she should not have been invited cordially in without giving her a list of rules and dress regulations and other aspects of the etiquette as the basic minimum.

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