Archive for the ‘Islam’ Category

Did the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. intend to commit suicide?

Examining the charge that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. desired to commit suicide

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

   Among the many nefarious attacks that are thrown at the prophet Muhammad s.a.w. none has received so scarce and miniscule a treatment as … Read the rest

Biblical Taqiyyah (Dissimulation)

The Bible teaches and promotes dissimulation

by Ibn Anwar BHsc. (Hons), MCollT

To accuse Islam of teaching dissimulation(taqiyyah) and its adherents of practising it is one of the most common tactics employed by critics and detractors of Islam in their … Read the rest

Violent demonstrations as a response to slander against the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.?

Are Muslims permitted to partake in violent actions and demonstrations as a response to insults thrown at the religion or at the image of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

         First and foremost it should be made … Read the rest

Does Allah repent?

Allah repents? Really?

By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT

Muslim apologists would sometimes use the argument that the Biblical depiction of God is often anthropomorphic and unbefitting of His Majesty. Therefore the Bible is wrong and theologically inappropriate. One such … Read the rest

Islamic conquests and the Jizya

Were Muslim conquests meant to forcefully convert people to Islam?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

This has to be the most typical, worn-out contentions put forward against Islam by its detractors (most often by Christian evangelists): that Islam spread across … Read the rest

The Bible demands that a rape victim marries her rapist for life

Does Deuteronomy 22:28-29 teach that a female rape victim gets married to her rapist?

By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons.)

    The short and simple answer to the above question is yes. A lot of Christians however, would have us believe that … Read the rest

What does “yawm” (يوم) mean in the Qur’an?

Does yawm(plural ayyam)refer only to a 24-hour period due to the rotation of the earth?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons.)

One would often hear criticism levelled against the Qur’an by the “scientific” skeptical community alongside Christians working together … Read the rest