Claiming Muhammad was the Last Messenger Contradicts the Quran

The Quran informs us that Muhammad was the final prophet. [33:40] Muhammad was not the father of any man among you. He was a messenger (rasool) of GOD and the final prophet (nabi). GOD is fully aware of all things.  مَا كَانَ مُحَمَّدٌ أَبَا أَحَدٍ مِنْ رِجَالِكُمْ وَلَٰكِنْ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ وَخَاتَمَ النَّبِيِّينَ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ … Continue reading Claiming Muhammad was the Last Messenger Contradicts the Quran

What is the Jizya According to Quran?

If someone was to do a search online regarding the meaning of Jizya they will probably stumble upon the following understanding like the one below from Wikipedia, but does this interpretation have any backing from the Quran? Jizya or jizyah (Arabic: جِزْيَة‎; [d͡ʒizjah]) is a per capitayearlytaxation historically levied in the form of financial charge on permanent non-Muslim subjects (dhimmi) of a state governed … Continue reading What is the Jizya According to Quran?

Splitting of the Moon

Sura 54 of the Quran is entitled Al-Qamar, The Moon, الـقمـر and the opening verse of this Sura states: [54:1] The Hour has come closer, and the moon has split.  اقتَرَبَتِ السّاعَةُ وَانشَقَّ القَمَرُ If we consult traditional sources regarding the meaning of this verse we see that according to Hadith it is claimed that prophet … Continue reading Splitting of the Moon

The Lowest Land

The Quran is a message for all people of all time, but there are certain aspects of the Quran that the full appreciation of it will be more relatable to certain generations. For instance, the linguistic excellence of the Arabic Quran, while it can be appreciated today I don't believe the level of appreciation even … Continue reading The Lowest Land

Sijjeen and ‘Elleyyeen

Sura 83 of the Quran is entitled the The Cheaters (Al-Mutaffifeen). The word مُطَفِّفين (muṭaffifīn) does not just mean to cheat, but to shortchange someone and not pay them what is fully due. [83:1] Woe to the cheaters. (١) وَيلٌ لِلمُطَفِّفينَ This meaning becomes clarified in the following two verses. [83:2] Who demand full measure when receiving … Continue reading Sijjeen and ‘Elleyyeen