Category: Quran


Who is Deaf, Dumb and Blind?

A Muslim wrote to me saying he read some of my articles and believes that I got it all wrong. He advised that I should read the Quran to have a correct understanding of...

Anfal in Islam

  Can you explain the concept of “Anfal” in Islam? There is a sura in the Quran dedicated to Anfal. Please define this word. Anfal means spoils of war غنایم. For thousands of years,...


The Big Bang in the Quran

  Muslims claim many scientific truths that were discovered recently were already mentioned in the Quran.  Dr. Zakir Naik has a list of them and has convinced many Muslims of those claims.   In these...


Does the Quran Prohibit Killing

“Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.” Jerusalem Talmud Sanhedrin 4:1 (22a)


Reinterpreting the Quran

The Quran should be interpreted in any other way than its explicit meaning. A book that claims to be a book of guidance must be clear and without equivocation, leaving no room for interpretation and confusion. If it does, it is no longer a clear book of guidance. Ascribing esoteric meanings to the Quran that changes its meaning is distortion of its message. The so called “reformers of Islam” try to reinterpret it and twist its meaning to make it more palatable.


I Learned the Truth from the Quran

I idealized an Islam that conformed to my own humanistic values. My imaginary Islam was a beautiful religion. It was a religion of equality and peace. It was a religion that encouraged its followers to go after knowledge and to be inquisitive. It was a religion that was in harmony with science and reason.


Crucifixion in the Quran

All four Gospels say that Jesus was crucified. The story of his crucifixion is given in detail in Mark 15. 21-41; Matt. 27.32-44; Luke 23. 26-43 and John 19. 17-27, Despite this the Quran...


Islamic Cosmos

The Quran and the Hadith contain references to creation of the world and physical realities that are nothing short of scientific heresies. Despite the efforts of many Muslim apologists who have tried to reinterpret...