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Confused by the Quran? So Was I

Confused by the Quran? So Was I

I had to learn the hard way that you have to read, understand, and think about the Quran in context. I started to realize this as I learned more and more about Islam. After I started to read books of Hadith and about the life of the Prophet Muhammad, reading…

5 Practical Steps to Understand the Quran

5 Practical Steps to Understand the Quran

I wrote an article about my journey to understanding the Quran. It was a process of years and a lot of reading, attending lectures, and studying complementary texts and a foreign language. And that journey is not even close to being over.

The Most Misinterpreted Verses of the Quran

7 Most Misinterpreted Verses of the Quran

I often wonder if Islamophobes and Islamic extremists realize that they are just different sides of the same coin. They both promote fear and hatred of large groups of diverse peoples. Both groups wish to sweep as many people up in their seriously dangerous causes.

Let’s Examine Our Relationship with the Quran

Let’s Examine Our Relationship with the Quran

Without the Quran as a conduit of revealed wisdom and knowledge concerning the spiritual and ethical meaning and purpose of life, furthermore, little permanently wholesome will ever be possible for man to achieve. One thus may ask: what conceptual, substantial or moral good would remain with mankind…

The Fighting Verses of the Quran - About Islam

The Fighting Verses of the Quran

When we deal with the fighting verses in the Quran it’s important to keep in mind the various contexts of these verses. Instead of discussing the various contexts of these verses in detail at this point of this series, I would like to highlight one very important context that covers all the fighting verses: the spirit of the law.



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