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Major Topics of the Quran

Bismillah (In the name of Allah). 1. Introduction A first time reader of the Quran can be startled by the unique organization of topics that are discussed by God in His book. The modern reader often expects non-fiction chapters and books to have an introduction, middle, and conclusion. A story is expected to have an …

Evolution in Islam

Understanding the Theory of Evolution The theory of evolution states that organisms change characteristics over millions of years as they go through thousands of generations. The mechanism of how they change characteristics over time is commonly theorized to be natural selection. Natural selection, also known as “survival of the fittest,” is the idea that organisms …

Meaning and Definition

Origin of Meaning Speech and language are miracles from Allah. Allah says: And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth and the diversity of your languages and your colors. Indeed in that are signs for those of knowledge. Quran 30:22 Speech is a collaboration between two parties: the speaker and …

Benefits of Suffering

This article is not strictly concerned with solving the problem of evil (see its own article) but will list some of the many wisdoms Allah may have created suffering. Benefits Related to Faith Makes people recognize the power of Allah Makes them recognize their own weakness Reminds them of death And We will surely test …