Tag: SCRIPTURE

The Cave of Refuge

Join Shaikh Abu Rumaysah journeying through the meanings of what we recite every Friday...

The Sleepers of the Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 3 Verses 9-15 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 أَمْ حَسِبْتَ أَنَّ أَصْحَابَ الْكَهْفِ وَالرَّقِيمِ كَانُوا مِنْ آيَاتِنَا عَجَبًا ﴿٩﴾ إِذْ أَوَى الْفِتْيَةُ إِلَى الْكَهْفِ فَقَالُوا رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا ﴿١٠﴾ فَضَرَبْنَا عَلَىٰ آذَانِهِمْ

Journey Through The Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 2 Verses 1-3 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّـهِ الَّذِي أَنزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَل لَّهُ عِوَجًا ۜ ﴿١﴾ قَيِّمًا لِّيُنذِرَ بَأْسًا شَدِيدًا مِّن لَّدُنْهُ وَيُبَشِّرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّالِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًا حَسَنًا ﴿٢﴾ مَّاكِثِينَ فِيهِ أَبَدًا

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The Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 1 Introduction Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Journey Through The Cave Sūrah al-Kahf is an amazing sūrah – full of many fawāʾid (points of benefit). It was revealed in Mecca and it is one of those Sūrahs that was

Reason & Revelation – A False Dichotomy

Removing the Conflict Between Reason & Revelation The theological discussion relating to submission towards the Sacred Texts often sparks a long-standing debate over the possible conflict between what the Sacred Texts say and other influential factors such as preconceived ideas, cultural conditioning, social constructs, base desire and so on. The

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The Fallacy of Comparing ‘Violence’ in the Qur’ān & Bible

A Dā’ī’s Perspective on Violence in the Qur’ān and Bible A recent computer analysis of the Bible and Qur’ān has been making waves on social media. OdinText, developers of analytics software, recently announced results from a comparative analysis of the Qur’ān and the Old and New Testaments using the latest

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Ring Theory: the Quran’s Structural Coherence

The Qur’an is a very unique book in terms of its composition. Its 114 chapters (or ‘Surahs’ in Arabic) are not arranged chronologically or thematically. Even within the individual chapters, numerous topics can be covered with sudden switches from one topic to another and then back again. This unique structure

Only upon us is to Deliver the Message

Yā Sīn Series Part 8 – Only upon us is to Deliver the Message Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The mere revelation of this profound story served as a piece of beautiful console coming from the Lord of the Throne to his beloved slave and Messenger Muḥammad (sall

How do Prophets respond to anti-Islam arguments?

Yā Sīn Series Part 7: How do Prophets respond to anti-Islam arguments? Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The mere revelation of this profound story served as a piece of beautiful console coming from the Lord of the Throne to his beloved slave and Messenger Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa

Defiance in the Face of Negativity

Yā Sīn Series Part 6: Defiance in the face of Negativity 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 Summary of previous article Sūrat Yā Sīn up until verse 12 is essentially a dramatic warning to the Quraysh to break off from the shackles of misguidance, not to reject the Prophet’s call about the coming of this