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1) What is the Qur'an? Read More...
2) What is the purpose of the revealed scripture? Read More...
3) What does the Qur'an say about the scriptures that preceded it? Read More...
4) Are the Tauraat, the Zaboor, and the Injeel the Torah (Pentateuch), Psalms and the Gospels mentioned in the Bible? Read More...
5) What does the Qur'an say about the Hindu Vedas? Read More...
6) What is the theme of the Qur'an? Read More...
7) The Qur'an's style of presentation....? Read More...
8) On the wordings and chapters of the Qur'an.....? Read More...
9) What are the evidences in favour of the Qur'an being a divine Sripture? Read More...
10) Does the Qur'an claim divine status for itself? Read More...
11) Do not the other religious scriptures also claim the status of Divinity for themselves? Read More...
12) It has been mentioned in 3:16 of 2 Timothy that the Bible is the word of God. What is it that is implied here? Read More...
13) Will a book become divine merely by way of its own claim of being divinely inspired? Read More...
14) Can it not be claimed that the Qur'an's has been but the composition of Muhammad (pbuh) himself ? Read More...
15) In composing the Qur'an, could it not have been the intention of Muhammad ( S.A.W) to achieve for himself the wordly benefits Read More...
16) What is wrong in considering that Muhammad ( S.A.W) had aimed for worldly power? Read More...
17) Can it not be professed that the Qur'an was a book composed by Muhammad (e) with the objective of uniting the Read More...
18) If it was said that the Qur'an was a book which was written by Muhammad (S.A.W) in order that a society steeped in Read More...
19) Could it not have been that Muhammad ( S.A.W) suffered from Schizophrenia and that the feeling of revelations was but Read More...
20) Muhammed ( S.A.W) might have received revelation. But could it not have been Satanic revelations? Read More...
21) What is implied when it is said that the Qur'an is a supernatural sign? Read More...
22) What is it that makes the Qur'an a supernatural sign? Read More...
23) What are the factors that make the Qur'an incomparable and inimitable? Read More...
24) It is said that literature becomes truly meaningful when the winds of change blow hard within the mind of the listener. Read More...
25) Can it be said that the Qur'an is a divine scripture simply on the ground of it being a work of great literary merit? Read More...
26) Is not the Qur'an a literary creation like every other incomparable work of literature that form the magnum opus of each Read More...
27) Was the Qur'an received by the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) from God in a compiled form? Read More...
28) If the Qur'an is a book that has been revealed by God Almighty for the guidance of mankind, could it not have been Read More...
29) When was it that the verses of the Qur'an, revealed, as they were, at different times, came to be compiled as a complete Read More...
30) Was the Qur'an compiled as a complete book during the time of Muhammed (S.A.W) ? Read More...
31) When and under what circumstance was the Qur'an compiled as a complete book bound between two cover pages? Read More...
32) After Christ, his followers wrote down the Gospel, After Muhammed (pbuh) his followers wrote down the Qur'an : is there Read More...
33) Does the copy of the Qur'an which was compiled during the reign of Abu Bakr (r) exist today? If not, why? Read More...
34) It was at the council of Nicea in 325 C.E. that it was decided to burn all the other Christian writings apart from those Read More...
35) How can the code of right conduct prescribed by the Qur'an stand as the proof for it's divinity ? Read More...
36) Does the Qur'an itself claim that the order of righteousness prescribed by it is absolutely faultless ? Read More...
37) In what respect is it said that the order of righteousness introduced by the Qur'an is a faultless one ? Read More...
38) Do not the other religious scriptures also prescribe an exemplary code of righteous conduct ? Read More...
39) It is seen that Muslim traditions, too, attest the correctness of the descriptions of many of the sins that have been Read More...
40) Does the Qur'an then teach that the Prophet could never be faulted in any way ? Read More...
41) It is given to understand from numerous references in the Qur'an that Muhammad (S.A.W) had himself committed a Read More...
42) How substantial is the allegation that the social setup envisioned by the Qur'an is a male dominated one? Read More...
43) What is the Qur'anic idea of the woman ? Read More...
44) Patriarchial systems speak to the woman of her obligations while to the man they speak of rights. Is this not evident in Read More...
45) Is not the Hindu vision which teaches that goddesses bless the place wherein the woman is worshipped more Read More...
46) The basis of the freedom enjoyed by women in the western world is the Christian vision. As such, is not the outlook of Read More...
47) Is not the Marxian view which sees both man and woman as two equal members of the working class more favourable Read More...
48) Is not the concept of the equality of sexes in modern democracy more suited than the Qur'anic vision ? Read More...
49) There are verses in the Qur'an which allow for the superiority and command of the man over the woman. Do these not Read More...
50) By comparing woman to a tilth, does not the Qur'an actually see them as mere instruments for reproduction ? Read More...
51) By permitting polygamy, has not the Qur'an infringed upon the rights of woman? Read More...
52) Why does the Qur'an, which allows polygamy for men, disallow polyandry for women? Read More...
53) The Qur'an does recommend that men are to receive twice the portion of women in their share of inheritance. Is this not Read More...
54) It is the requirement of the Qur'an that there be two female witnesses in place of one male witness. Is this not a clear Read More...
55) By commanding woman to wear the veil (Hijab), the symbol of slavery, does not the Qur'an confine her within the high Read More...
56) The Qur'an has permitted man to beat woman. Is this not a denial of her rights? Read More...
57) By permitting divorce has not the Qur'an involved itself in creating helpless women and children? Read More...
58) Does not the Qur'an see the wife as a mere instrument that can be disposed off by uttering Talaq thrice? Read More...
59) Does woman have a right to divorce like man? What is the Qur'anic recommendation in this matter? Read More...
60) The Qur'an instructs that the widow must separate herself from society and must maintain a mourning period of more Read More...
61) The Qur'anic law states that if the deceased person leaves behind a son, the orphaned grandson cannot be a heir. Is Read More...
62) By disallowing the right to inheritance to the orphaned grandson, does Islam mean to leave him to his fate? What is the Read More...
63) Considering the provision that if there is only a single son he is entitled inherit the wealth of the father, is it not a clear Read More...
64) If, in accordance with the Qur'anic law, the three daughters of the deceased person are allotted two-third and the Read More...
65) What is the Qur'an's approach towards slavery ? Read More...
66) What were the practical steps which the Qur'an adopted for the eradication of slavery ? Read More...
67) Has not the Qur'an actually legalized adultery by allowing for the master to have sexual relationships with his female Read More...
68) Why did the Qur'an not make marriage mandatory for having sexual relations with the slave woman? Read More...
69) Why did Islam not limit the number of one's slave woman ? Read More...
70) Why was it that the Qur'an did not go to the extent of completely prohibiting slavery ? Read More...
71) Can it be said that the Qur'an is a practicable book in all respects? Read More...
72) What is the evidence in favour of the Qur'an being a practicable book? Read More...
73) Do not the other religions scriptures, too, offer a legislation that is as practicable as well ? Read More...
74) It has been said that some of the rulings in the Qur'an have been abrogated (Mansukh). What is meant by this Read More...
75) Will it not affect the status of the Qur'an's divinity if it is said that it became necessary to change some of the earlier Read More...
76) The verses which contain the abrogated rulings are, to this very day, found to exist within the Qur'an. Why is this so ? Read More...
77) There is also an opinion which holds that there are no abrogatedverses, whatsoever, within the Qur'an. Is this true ? Read More...
78) There has also been the opinion that around two hundred of the verses of the Qur'an have been abrogated. Is this true ? Read More...
79) Is it not baseless to claim that the penal laws of the Qur'an which were once effective in the societies of a tribal and Read More...
80) Under which category do the penal laws of the Qur'an fall? Are they oriented towards the individual or towards the Read More...
81) On which type of values is the penal laws of the Qur'an founded? Read More...
82) How can it be claimed that the penal laws of the Qur'an are practicable ? Read More...
83) Other religious texts, too, seek to give a prescription of penal laws. What is it that makes the penal laws in the Qur'an Read More...
84) The goal of penal law is to ultimately eliminate crime itself. Is not the modern practice of incarcerating criminals under Read More...
85) Why does the Qur'an's perspective differ the stand of the modern science of criminology which holds that it is necessary Read More...
86) Does not the Qur'an, by amputating the hand of the one who commits theft, totally neglect the family, which depended Read More...
87) What is wrong if two individuals desire to get involved in a sexual relationship with each other ? Read More...
88) Will it be possible to eliminate extra-marital relationships through the punishments prescribed in the Qruan ? Read More...
89) Islam prescribes two types of punishments for adultery. Why is this so ? Read More...
90) Why is it that Islam prescribed two types of punishment for the same crime ? Read More...
91) Will not the implementation of the penal laws of the Qur'an give rise to a situation whereby any person can be done Read More...
92) Is it not meaningless to justify a ruling like 'murder for murder', which modern-day criminologists have termed barbaric, Read More...
93) What will the family of the murdered person gain if the murderer is killed in retaliation ? What recommendations does the Read More...
94) Non-Muslims have been referred to in the Qur'an as Kafir. It is given to understand that that is an uncouth expression. Read More...
95) Does not the Qur'an recommend the forcible conversion of Non-Muslims ? Read More...
96) Does not the Qur'an, which strongly prohibits idolatry, encourage Muslims to demolish the objects of worship of other Read More...
97) The Qur'an instructs against having intimate relations with Non-Muslims and against having them as friends. Is this not Read More...
98) What is the verdict of the Qur'an concerning friendly relations with the Non-Muslims who exhibit no enmity towards Islam Read More...
99) The Qur'an prohibits marital relations with other religionists. Is this not communalism ? Read More...
100) The Qur'an permits the Muslim man to marry from amongst the 'People of the Book'. It does not, however, permit the Read More...
101) Is not Jihad the battle against those who are not Muslims? Does not the Qur'an, which incites Muslims to Jihad, Read More...