Smell

One of the senses that over time humans have come to neglect has been our sense of smell. Most people if asked if they had to give up a single sense indicate that it would be their sense of smell. Immanuel Kant said "Which organic sense is the most ungrateful and also seems the most … Continue reading Smell

Subtraction

If you were asked what you could do to be more righteous, I think most people would start considering different forms of righteous work they could do. Actions like giving more charity, reading more Quran, commemorating the name of God, and other ways of striving. But just as important, if not more important, is considering … Continue reading Subtraction

Did Hud Receive Proof for His Messengership?

The requirements for a messenger of God to prove the authenticity of his messengership is threefold. Advocate the worship of God alone (3:79, 21:25)Never ask for a wage (6:90, 11:51, 26:109, 36:21)Provide a sign (40:28, 64:6) This is spelled out very clearly in Appendix 2 of the Quran translated by Dr. Rashad Khalifa. https://www.masjidtucson.org/quran/appendices/appendix2.html Some … Continue reading Did Hud Receive Proof for His Messengership?

Miserable Is What He Decided

Sura 74 is entitled The Hidden Secret (Al-Muddath-thir / الـمـدثـر). This Sura is regarding the 19-based mathematical miracle of the Quran. [74:30] Over it is nineteen. (٣٠) عَلَيْهَا تِسْعَةَ عَشَرَ This Sura describes a human being who evaluated this phenomenon and then concluded that the Quran is man-made. [74:11] Let Me deal with one I created as … Continue reading Miserable Is What He Decided

33:21 and Hadith

A typical verse that individuals use to attempt to justify Hadith is the following: [33:21] The messenger of GOD has set up a good example for those among you who seek GOD and the Last Day, and constantly think about GOD. (٢١) لَقَدْ كَانَ لَكُمْ فِي رَسُولِ اللَّهِ أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ لِمَنْ كَانَ يَرْجُو اللَّهَ وَالْيَوْمَ الْآخِرَ وَذَكَرَ … Continue reading 33:21 and Hadith