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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 the world through the sword. This pedestrian notion contends that Muslim conquests assaulted innocent neighbouring […]

Watt, Bell and Hewer on the preservation of the Qur’an

Is the Qur’an that we have today the Qur’an that was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT William Montgommery Watt was a historian and Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic at Edinburgh University. Considered one of the most influential Western thinkers on Islam by non-Muslims and Muslims alike […]

Does the Qur’an misrepresent the Trinity?

Does the Qur’an reject the Trinity? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT One of the common objections levelled against the Qur’an is that it misrepresents the doctrine of the Trinity, hence facilitating the way for the Christian polemic that the Qur’an in no way admonishes Christians for their Trinitarian doctrine. There are three verses that […]

Torchbearers of knowledge in Islam

Female Scholars in Islam by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) and al-Jamalullail The transmission of hadith collections and even the compilation of new ones with very elevated isnads in the post-canonical era was an area in which women could excel. Because they often lived longer than men, women could become the most sought after transmitters of books. […]

Best compilation of Christian charity and good will

  Possibly one of the best compilations of Christian goodness and love on the net by Ibn Anwar “The greater the sin, the greater the redemption.” The following is a compilation of articles that I have written on beautiful Christian behaviour. The Christians must accept the standard set by their own ‘sacred text’ that says, “Judge […]

Could this be the Cave from Surah Al-Kahf?

Asalmaulakym Wr Wb, I found something interesting on BBC World News:Jordan cave may be oldest church. Could this be the cave mentioned in Surah Al-Kahf?

Godferoi Unveiled

Zionist Christian Godferoi’s Bias Exposed  by Ibn Anwar This brief article is neither meant to bash nor ridicule Godferoi who has frequented this blog since its inception last week. It is simply an honest and sincere attempt to open his closed eyes and those like him i.e. those who are biased towards Islam and Muslims while […]