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Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Islam and the Tehran Hostages (0)

- Certainly no Muslim may question the following principles, since they are Qur'anic and the Qur'an is for Muslims the only ultimate authority. These principles are not unique to Islam; rather, they represent some of the highest ethical standards of... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation (0)

- From Chapter 2: "Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) The Christians understood, or misunderstood, the career of... Read More

Towards An Islamic Theory of Meta-Religion (1)

- The relation of Islam to the other religions has been established by God in His revelation, the Qur'an. No Muslim therefore may deny it; since for him the Qur'an is the ultimate religious authority. Muslims regard the Qur'an as God's own word... Read More

Why Islam? (4)

- Within Islam it is both legitimate and right to ask the question: "why Islam?" Every tenet in Islam is subject to analysis and contention. No other religion is willing to subject its basic fundamentals of faith to such questioning. For example,... Read More

Review of “Islam in the Modern National State” by Erwin I. J. Rosenthal (0)

- Islam in the Modern National State by Erwin I. J. Rosenthal. Cambridge: The University Press, 1965. pp. 416. $10.50 Review by Isma'il Raji al-Faruqi The problem of the relationship of Islam to the national state and the confrontation of its Law... Read More