The Great Feud

The Quran describes an event regarding a feud that took place among the "bil-mala-i-l-aʿlā" ( بِٱلْمَلَإِ ٱلْأَعْلَىٰٓ ). The word al-mala-i ( ٱلْمَلَإِ  ) means chiefs or leaders, while i-l-aʿlā ( ٱلْأَعْلَىٰٓ ) means the highest or most exalted. Hereonout, it will be referenced as the High Society. [38:67] Say, "Here is awesome news.[38:68] "That you are totally … Continue reading The Great Feud

Critical Analysis of the Narrative on Abu Bakr’s Collection (9:128-129)

Dr. Shehzad Saleem, years ago, produced an eight-part series on the questionable nature of the Hadith describing the supposed compilation of the Quran during the reign of Abu Bakr. The first part of the video series can be found below along with some highlights pointed out by Dr. Saleem. Hadith Narration For reference, here … Continue reading Critical Analysis of the Narrative on Abu Bakr’s Collection (9:128-129)

The Sting Operation

In 1978, the FBI's office in suburban Long Island created and oversaw a sting operation called "Abscam", which was initially intended to investigate theft, forgery, and stolen art. The FBI employed a person by the name of Melvin Weinberg, who was a convicted swindler, international con artist, and informant, as well as his girlfriend, Evelyn Knight, to help plan and conduct the operation. The two … Continue reading The Sting Operation

Abu Hurayra

Abu-Hurayra ( أبو هريرة ) historically was a companion of the prophet Muhammad. He is most known for having the greatest number of Hadith attributed to him compared to any other companion, despite only being among the prophet for only a couple years before his passing. It is estimated that there are ~5,374 traditions attributed … Continue reading Abu Hurayra