Modern science has discovered facts about the atmosphere mentioned in the Quran over 1400 years ago.
The miracle of embryonic development is mentioned in the Quran in such minute detail, much of which was unknown to scientists until only recently. It mentions the first stages of life after conception, the second stage of life after conception, and witnesses of scientists about these scientific facts of the Quran.
Both the Quran and science agree to the structural makeup of mountains and the role they play in maintaining the stability of the Earth.
A Scientific and Quranic explanation about the creation of the universe.
The Quran and science in total conformity in regards to the ‘anatomy of a lie’.
Barriers between various types of water found in nature: a fact mentioned in the Quran expounded by science.
The Quranic account of life in the deep seas, the darkness therein, and how it confirms modern scientific findings.
Details mentioned in the Quran about cloud formation over 1400 years ago has only recently been discovered by science.
The statements of various scientists in regards to the facts found in the Quran which conform to recently discovered scientific truths.
This article delineates the correlation between the most accepted scientific explanation of the origin and expansion of the Universe, and the description of its origin and expansion in the Quran.
The Quran seems to imply that the iron was something “sent down” and not from this earth, an idea not foreign to 20th century science.
The Quran lays light on the lowest place of earth.
Why Islam is the true religion of God.
The verse of the Quran rightly points out the social fragility of the spider’s home that we have begun unraveling just recently.
Another example of social chaos in a spider web – matriphagy. The living “hell” of a spider’s home is a reminder of the consequences of polytheism.
The Quran is the final and authentic book revealed by God Al-Mighty.
The memorization of the Quran during the time of Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, and its memorization today by millions of Muslims.
The writing of the Quran during the time of Muhammad and its preservation until this very day.
A look into whether the Quran could have been written by Muhammad himself.
Could the Quran have been orated to the Prophet Muhammad by others?
The theory that the Quran was a Satanic inspiration, and a conclusion to the subject of authorship.
Some proofs that Muhammad could not have authored the Quran.
The inability of Arabs during the time of the Prophet, the Arabs after him, and non-Arabs to meet the challenge of the Quran: to produce anything similar to it.
The fulfillment of the various prophecies in the Quran is a clear proof that it is from a Divine source.
One of the leading Islamic personalities in America, Jamaal Zarabozo, discusses the miracle of the Quran, as how it played an influence in his journey to Islam. Part One: An Introduction to this topic, along with a brief description of the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad.
One of the leading Islamic personalities in America, Jamaal Zarabozo, discusses the miracle of the Quran, as how it played an influence in his journey to Islam. Part Two: A comparison between the Quran and what Orientalists had to say about it.
In order for a religion to be true, it must be from God in a total sense, in part and parcel, and not merely its origin.
One of the unique qualities of the Quran is its detailed preservation, a fact which makes it much different than all other religions.
The Quran itself contains proofs for its truth and its teachings a clear and make perfect sense. It requires no “leap of faith” in order to believe it. Also, a look at the accusation that Muhammad borrowed or stole from other religions, particularly, the Christians and the Jews.
The depictions of God and the Prophets in the Quran vs. the Bible and the Talmud.
The comprehensiveness, completeness, balance and practicality of the law itself.
The Quran’s Effect on the Generation of the Prophet and Afterwards.
A prophecy which dealt with events completely out of the control of the Prophet or the Arabs, the Conquest of the Persians.
A look at some of the scientific facts mentioned in the Quran which modern scientists, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, affirm as true.
The linguistic miracle of the Quran, the challenge of the Quran, and the final decision.
The Quranic challenge to produce a work similar to it, and the inability of its contemporaries to meet it.
The role of style in meeting this Quranic challenge.
What is the Quran?
How Quran was revealed, memorized and written down.
How the words of God came to be compiled into a book.
The origin of the Quran we hold in our hands today.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 1: The experience of a merchant marine with the Quran, and the miracle in the mention of ‘something even smaller than an atom’ and honey.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 2: Why the Quran is not a product of Prophet Muhammad and the Quran’s offer of falsification tests.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 3: Two examples of scientific facts mentioned in the Quran.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 4: The burden of proof lies on the one who claims the Quran to be false.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 5: Prophet Muhammad was neither a liar nor of unsound mind.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 6: A reply to those who allege that the Quran could be from the Devil or one suffering from mythomania.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 7: Catholic Church’s opinion of the Quran and the falsification tests relate to both the past and the present.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 8: An objective approach to looking at the truthfulness of the Quran.
A series of articles compelling the reader to ponder over the marvels of the Quran. Part 9: Some more examples that show the truthfulness of the Quran.
A philosophical perspective on what makes the Quran unique and inimitable in terms of the Arabic language.
The article addresses the major themes of the Quran, the topics it discusses, its style of presentation, and some points of comparison with their own scriptures for Christian and Jewish readers.
The Quran and the basic elements of its organization, the difference between the Quran and its translation, and a brief review of English translations, introducing the subject of Quranic exegesis.
The inimitable beauty of the Quran and the Muslim adoration for it, the language of the Quran and its historical impact on the Islamic civilization.
The nature and types of revelation which the Prophets received from God.
At a time when eloquence was perfectly competitive, the Quran of miraculous explanation was revealed.
At a time when eloquence was perfectly competitive, the Quran of miraculous explanation was revealed. Part 2.
The reason behind God’s right to the worship we offer in exclusion to others, the ultimate purpose behind such worship, and a warning against worshipping others along with or in exclusion to God.
The Muslim sacred scripture, namely the Quran, lovingly invites people to accept the man whom God chose to deliver His final message to them: Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him.
The Quran, the Muslim sacred scripture, informs humanity of their common origins from Adam and Eve.
An encouragement by God to humanity to eat of the pure things He created, and a warning against following the various paths of evil.
A story filled with lessons and reminders for those who care to listen to God’s words.
A discussion on the basic qualities of a healthy mind and what it will enable a person to do as described in the Quran. Part 1 discusses the first four points.
A discussion on the basic qualities of a healthy mind and what it will enable a person to do as described in the Quran. Part 2 discusses the remaining 6 points.
An exploration of the myths and legends associated with the figure known as Khidr and an introduction to his encounter with Prophet Moses.
Moses and Khidr travel together and Khidr teaches Moses many lessons including the value of patience.
How Islam defines success.
A discussion of the ways we can help ourselves secure the ultimate success.
A review of what are the Ten Commandments and their place in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic faiths.
First five commandments are part of God’s rulebook guiding us through today’s world.
Moral guidance for today’s world dealing with orphans, fairness, justice, fulfilling God’s Covenant, and walking on God’s Path.
An introduction to five inspiring verses of Quran and a deeper discussion of verse 3:14.
A discussion concerning verses 15-18. This includes a description of the qualities of those who will achieve everlasting bliss with an emphasis on the importance of worshipping God alone.
The author beautifully captures the emptiness of the lives of those devoid of God and a meaningful purpose and related it to how the Quran describes it.
The concept of human dignity in Islam and how Islamic law supports it.
Sickness reminds us of our weakness and dependence on God. Some take a lesson while others return back to their haughtiness and pride.
There is no sin worse than associating partners with God. Part 1: Various forms of polytheism.
There is no sin worse than associating partners with God. Part 2: List of several disadvantages of polytheism.
A brief commentary on Surah Al-Fatiha.
Revelations confirmed and a blessed family.
The legacy of earlier revelations results in the best nation.
Patience and fortitude are rewarded. This world is no more than a transitory illusion.
A brief commentary of Chapter 7 (verses 1 to 58) of the Holy Quran. These verses are both an invitation to do good and a warning from being arrogant and disobedient.
A brief commentary of Chapter 7 (verses 59 to 147) of the Holy Quran. In this part we learn important lessons from the lives of the prophets and long gone civilisations.
A brief commentary of Chapter 7 (verses 148 to 206) of the Holy Quran. In these final verses we discover that Prophet Muhammad was mentioned in both the Torah and Gospel and the warnings in previous parts are reiterated.
There is only One God. Failure to see this reality will result in a very harsh and final reality on the Day of Judgment. God gives warning after warning and invites us to think and to ponder.
God tells Prophet Muhammad how to use the Quran, gives a strong warning against polytheism and Prophet Abraham ponders the universe and discovers the Oneness of God.
The first half of this chapter contains an invitation, an admonition and a warning. God is One and He is in control. This life is very short and the Hereafter is forever.
Attention is drawn to ignorance and deviation and their consequences. The people are warned not to behave like the people of the past whose civilisations were destroyed.
A brief commentary of Chapter 11 (verses 1-60) of the Holy Quran. They discuss the stories of Prophet Noah and Hud, and the consequences of those who rejected their message.
A brief commentary of Chapter 11 (verses 61-123) of the Holy Quran. They discuss the stories of great Prophets such as Lot, Abraham and Moses, and the consequences of those who rejected their message.
A brief commentary of Chapter 12 (verses 1-66) of the Holy Quran. The story of Prophet Joseph is a story of suffering and sadness, focusing on putting one’s trust in God and knowing that He is the best of Planners. Part one sees Joseph being torn away from his loving father and thrust into slavery, and ends with Joseph securing a high position in the Egyptian government.
A brief commentary of Chapter 12 (verses 67-111) of the Holy Quran. Joseph has become an important man in the Egyptian government and his brothers have approached him for grain. The story concludes with Joseph revealing his identity and reuniting with his family.
A stern warning to the disbelievers of a severe punishment, with examples from the prophets and people of the past, and a reflection of God’s bounty towards humankind.
Take heed, obey God, believe in the message, reject Satan, and find refuge in worship.
Proof of the Oneness of God, a refutation of polytheism and a warning.
Admonitions and rewards, lessons and examples.
A brief commentary of Chapter 19 of the Holy Quran. These verses beautifully portray the birth and life of Jesus, and some of the characteristics of great prophets such as Abraham and Moses. It also discusses life after death, resurrection and reward.
A warning, stories of the prophets, and good news for the believers.
Polytheism is condemned, doubts and objections are dealt with, and the believer’s characteristics are described.
The characteristics of a believer, the punishment that awaits the disbelievers and those who distract the believers from worship, wise advice and the ultimate power of God.
A brief commentary of Chapter 36 of the Holy Quran. This chapter compels us to think beyond our world life and reminds us of the Hereafter, the power of God and the consequences of our deeds.
Insight into Chapter 52 of the Quran in which God takes mighty oaths to make an important point. God tells us what will happen when impending doom arrives and gives the real reasons why people ignore it.
A vivid description of Paradise and arguments for the truthfulness of Prophet Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam.
Arguments are given proving God’s existence and the truthfulness of Prophet Muhammad that address the mind as well as the heart.
When the event nobody can postpone or deny comes upon you what group will you be in?
A brief commentary of Chapter 67 of the Holy Quran. These verses remind us of our purpose in life and of God’s omnipotence over all creation.
God prepares Prophet Muhammad for heavy responsibilities. Hell is promised to the disbelievers that refuse to take heed of Prophet Muhammad’s warning. The night prayer is made easy.
A short powerful chapter that guides us through the wonders of creation and asks us to ponder and heed the message.
This chapter tells us that God is the Most High and it is He who creates, proportions, determines and guides.
A warning to the disbelievers, an encouragement to Prophet Muhammad and contrasting the faces of the believers and the disbelievers on the day of the Overwhelming Event.
An oath is sworn, the nature of humankind is described, a warning is given and a reward is promised.
A brief commentary of Chapter 99 of the Holy Quran. These verses concisely describe the horrors of the Day of Judgment.
A brief commentary of Chapter 107 of the Holy Quran. These verses talk about the characteristics of those who deny the Judgement Day or are heedless of it.
An interpretation of chapter 112 which revolve around the concept of God in Islam.
God’s signs and blessings are everywhere. Despite this some people worships things other than God.
A chapter dealing with faith focused on Prophet Muhammad being from a long line of prophets whose mission was to deliver the message of God. It is God who will call the people to account.
This chapter begins by introducing us to the power and strength of God. It talks about giving freely and sincerely from the bounties that God provides us with and concludes by exhorting us to fear God and follow His messenger Muhammad.
A short chapter that delves deeply into the fact that the religion of God needed Prophet Muhammad and a clear scripture, the Quran, to warn and guide the people of disbelief to the straight way.
This chapter begins describing the worldly possessions that distract us from obedience to God and ends by telling us what the destiny will be for those who do not take heed.
The first two verses talk about the victory of Islam. The third verse tells us how to make successful supplications by understanding how Prophet Muhammad sought the forgiveness of God.
The chapter was revealed in Mecca and contains 28 verses. The entire chapter is devoted to the call of Prophet Noah to his people. God tells us Noah’s story whose patience was tested to an extraordinary limit yet he stayed firm in his conviction and continued to work for God till the end.
The chapter was revealed during the middle stage of the Prophet’s residence in Mecca. It was the climax of famine in the region. The bitter conflict had begun between him and the disbelievers, though persecution had not yet begun. The chapter contains 118 verses and its title is based on the reference to believers in this chapter.
The surah was revealed in Madina and contains 78 verses. It takes its title from the divine name, ‘The Most Merciful,’ and hence the entire surah speaks of the mercies and blessings of God.
Revealed in Mecca, the chapter has 62 verses. The title is taken from the invocation in the first verse, ‘By the star as it sets.’ This is the first chapter that the Prophet publicly recited in which both the believers and disbelievers prostrated at the end.
Revealed in the fourth year of Prophet Muhammad’s mission, it consists of 55 verses and takes its title from the first verse that mentions the incident of the ‘splitting-of-the-moon.’ That incident took place in Mina, close to Mecca, five years before the Prophet’s migration to Madina.
This chapter comprises of 135 verses and discusses the story of Moses and Adam, exhorts Prophet Muhammad to patience and prayer, and reminds us of the consequences of disbelief.
A short chapter revealed in the early period of Mecca consisting of only three verses. It summarizes the path to success in a few words.
An oath, free will, an invitation to climb the steep ascent and the outcome of doing so.
A collection of commandments and instructions to teach the believers manners and morals.
The disbelievers query the Day of Resurrection and the Hereafter. God provides evidence of His power and generosity and describes the punishments in Hell. The treatment the righteous should expect and a final warning of the reality to come.
A very short chapter with a very large lesson; three sources of evil and where to seek refuge from them.
The story of the sleepers in the cave and a parable.
More stories and lessons for those who ponder.
A journey by night, transgressions, commandments and some explanations.
Prophet Muhammad warns us with the truth and God’s promises are real.
Chapter 37 can be divided into three parts. The first gives evidence for monotheism and the Resurrection. The second gives short accounts of the Prophets from the past whilst the third part refutes superstitious beliefs.
Six verses closing the Quran by instructing us how to seek refuge with God from all sources of evil.
Laws regarding inheritance and marriage concluding with a list of instructions for those who wish to enter Paradise.
Part two begins and finishes with some rules about prayer, and includes a discussion about those whom God cursed, the importance of obeying Prophet Muhammad and some verses about emigration.
A discussion about belief, the People of the Scripture and their desires and wrongdoing, the hypocrites and closing paragraph about inheritance.
Islam is a God-centered religion. Nothing illustrates this reality better than the verse named ‘The Greatest’ by the Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him. Read this article to find out more about this verse and its beautiful explanation of who is God.
Islam is a God-centered religion. Nothing illustrates this reality better than the verse named ‘The Greatest’ by the Prophet Muhammad. Read this article to find out more about this verse and its beautiful explanation of who is God.
A discussion of the last two verses of Chapter 2, that define the basic beliefs of a Muslim, his humbleness, and relationship with God. Part 1 discusses the basic beliefs and humankind’s accountability in the Afterlife.
A discussion of the last two verses of Chapter 2, that define the basic beliefs of a Muslim, his humbleness, and relationship with God. Part 2 explains the beautiful supplications at the end of the chapter.
Jesus denies divinity on the Day of Judgement.
The blessings we enjoy are innumerable. This verse reminds us of that and makes us reflect as to what is the best way to express gratitude to those blessings.
These profound verses encourage us to have the right company and explain about the reality of our choices and actions. The truth and has been made clear by God and we have been given a free will to choose; however we are responsible for the consequences of our decisions.
A brief look and discussion of the traits that define a true believer. In these verses God describes these characteristics and sets them out clearly, allowing us to emulate the behaviour He describes.
A continuation of the list of traits belonging to a believer. God describes these characteristics in order that we may know them and develop them.
These verses explain what kind of God He is, what are His attributes, Who has sent the Quran, and before Whom you have to render an account of your deeds in the end.
These verses explain what kind of God He is, what are His attributes, Who has sent the Quran, and before Whom you have to render an account of your deeds in the end.
A group of verses from Chapter 79 of the Quran that concisely describe the consequences of giving oneself up to one’s desires and contrasts it to the consequences of leading a God conscious life.
A moving account of the Day of Judgement that talks about relatives and family members on the Day of Judgement as well as the expressions of joy and horror that faces will display on that day.
Three sentences that describe a basic pillar of faith, belief in the Hereafter.
God guides us in the right direction by asking the pivotal question, isn’t it time you came to your senses and humbled yourself? Making the same mistakes as the People of the Book will only lead to hard-heartedness and ultimate failure He says, and likens the hard heart to dead infertile ground. God also offers a solution.
This chapter of the Quran mobilizes an impressive range of examples to achieve its rhetorical aim: to affirm the unity of the Creator through the observation of change and variation in Creation.
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