November 2009


Letters to the Editor

On some historical matters


Are there any contradictions in the Qur’an-2

Someone has sent us by e-mail a set of 11 contradictions found in the Qur’an. It had an Introduction, which was answered last month. In this issue we deal

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Isra’ (26-39)

[26] And render the kinsman his right,53 and the meek and poor, and the wayfarer. And squander not squanderingly.54 Commentary 53. Rendering of… more »
The Hadith

The Rights of Islamic Fraternity

The holy Prophet, like all the earlier Apostles, was raised up in the world with Divine Faith and Heavenly Guidance. Those who responded… more »

Hijrah and After

Sprouting within most hostile environments, the sapling of Islam was nursed by the Prophet Muhammad (saws) and his companions with sweat and blood

Essay Contest

What is the Tablighi Jamaat?

Write your reaction to the following article by JENNY TAYLOR and send it via email to by 10th December 2009


War with God?

Interest is like a Termite. It destroys the economy slowly from inside. Only the outlook will look good and it will be hollow inside.


Obama, a Political Houdini

There’s a new act in the White House these days, but while Harry Houdini built his reputation performing death-defying escapes and magic tricks his political Doppelganger