Some of The Lessons Learned From Muhammad And Zeid’s Divorced Wife (33:37)

A verse that is often cited by opponents of the Quran and critics of Muhammad is 33:37 where God commanded Muhammad to marry the divorced wife of his adopted son, Zeid. [33:37] Recall that you said to the one who was blessed by GOD, and blessed by you, "Keep your wife and reverence GOD," and you … Continue reading Some of The Lessons Learned From Muhammad And Zeid’s Divorced Wife (33:37)

China And The Three Gorges Dam (Perception of Nature vs. Reality of Nature)

Most everyone claims to love nature, but is it nature or only their perception of nature that they adore. To evaluate this, let's take a look at people's relationship with nature by observing the yards and lawns of most homeowners. What we typically will find is perfectly manicured lawns, bushes and hedges trimmed in uniform … Continue reading China And The Three Gorges Dam (Perception of Nature vs. Reality of Nature)

Rashad Khalifa’s Lam Counts in the Quran

The Quran contains 29 initialed suras of which 13 of them contain the letter ل "lam". No.Sura No.Sura TitleQuranic Initials12The HeiferA.L.M.23The AmramitesA.L.M.37The PurgatoryA.L.M.S.410JonahA.L.R.511HûdA.L.R.612JosephA.L.R.713ThunderA.L.M.R.814AbrahamA.L.R.915Al-Hijr ValleyA.L.R.1029The SpiderA.L.M.1130The RomansA.L.M.1231LuqmaanA.L.M.1332ProstrationA.L.M. According to the counts provided by Rashad Khalifa the total occurrence of these Arabic letters in their respective suras is a multiple of 19 in each of these 13 … Continue reading Rashad Khalifa’s Lam Counts in the Quran

Reminding: Constructive Criticism vs. Bullying

In the Quran, God commands the believers to remind the people because anyone with an ounce of goodness will benefit from the reminder. [87:9] Therefore, you shall remind; perhaps the reminder will benefit. فَذَكِّرْ إِنْ نَفَعَتِ الذِّكْرَىٰ [87:10] The reverent will take heed. سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَنْ يَخْشَىٰ [87:11] The wicked will avoid it. وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا الْأَشْقَى Additionally, if we mediate … Continue reading Reminding: Constructive Criticism vs. Bullying