Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lessons from Honeybees

  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Peace be upon you, Honeybees choose a new home by due consultation, and a process of consensus building that’s quick and effective by God’s design. How effective? They end up … Continue reading

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Homosexuality condemned

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Peace be upon you, God uses the story of the people of Lot to prohibit homosexuality in the Quran. [Quran 7:80-81] Lot said to his people, “You commit such an abomination; … Continue reading

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New discoveries on fungi–praise God for His infinite variety

  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Peace be upon you, God’s design of the heavens and the earth, and the huge number and varieties of species He placed on this planet are signs for people (Quran … Continue reading

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Mathematical Miracle of Quran

The mathematical miracle of Quran is a powerful proof from God (Quran 74:30-35). Those who submit to God recognize this proof and their faith is strengthened (74:31). The proof based on the number 19 is present throughout the Quran, beginning … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

A key understanding in Quran is that the absence of God is Hell (19:71-72). Heaven, by contrast, is defined by our closeness to God. Everyone Sees Hell* [Quran 19:71] Every single one of you must see it; this is an … Continue reading

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Submission (Islam) and Bin Laden’s death

Capital Punishment, when is it justified? Osama Bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda, was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. Bin Laden was best known as the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks which killed close to 3,000 … Continue reading

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Submission (Islam), a Universal Religion

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. The joke goes, Heaven must be empty—since every religion is busy condemning the rest of the world to Hell. So, who’s left to make it to  Heaven? According to the Quran … Continue reading

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