Islam, Reform and Reformists

In the last century, with the increase in the reformist and modernist trends in the Islamic world, imitating of the western world raised. The followers of these trends started increasingly claim that Islam was the main reason of underdevelopment of the Islamic world. There are some tricky questions, claims and politics followed by modernists and reformists about Islam. Trough these, they have been seeking to change Islam’s symbols and rituals by blind imitations, baseless proofs, excuses and comparisons. To begin with a blind imitation, they claim that “Converts to Islam…

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A Muslim perspective on Isa (Jesus) (PBUH)

Who is Jesus? And what is his significance in the 21st century? The original question is something that has been debated and pondered upon by historians, scholars and mystics for several centuries. The sources of Jesus’ life vary according to language, origin and importance. The primary sources have always been the Gospels, Acts and the Epistles. Recently Biblical scholars have referred to facts as given in the Qur’an as a source of authority on the life of Jesus. If one reads the Gospels and the Talmud together, we gather that…

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Paraclete

How Will We Know that “Paraclete” Mentioned in the Bible Refers to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)? Prophet Jesus (pbuh) talked in Hebrew (Aramaic) not in Latin. Therefore the Bible was in Aramaic. Later it was translated into Greek and Latin. The most important distortions happened during these translations. As it did with the word Paraclete… The meaning of Paraclete in Greek is “a comforter” and another meaning is “someone who is pleaded to”. With the later meaning the word “Paraclytos” cannot be used as a name to describe anyone. It is…

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