Category: General Issues About Islam


Salman Ahmed Shaikh Stephen Hawking has recently died after living a difficult life physically, but one which was highly productive in terms of intellectual journey and contributions. While acknowledging the tremendous value of the contribution of Stephen Hawking in Cosmological […]


This book aims to understand the position of science and faith on questions of meaning in existence. Mutual understanding of original views of both camps is necessary for the mutual progress and co-existence of both reason and values in a […]


Salman Ahmed Shaikh In early 2015, Muslims took to twitter to introduce our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to the world. Below are some of the tweets by the scribe. Who said “Accustom yourselves to do good if people do good, […]


Salman Ahmed Shaikh A lot of people these days present themselves as ‘Realists’ and ‘Atheists’. Often, they do not understand the basic premise of religion. Religion concerns itself first and foremost with the question of ‘Why’ rather than ‘What is’. […]


Salman Ahmed Shaikh Islam grants equal human rights to all people. In verse 13 of Chapter Al-Hujurat, Allah says: “O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you […]


Salman Ahmed Shaikh Jihad is a broad term and it encompasses academic, diplomatic and moral support and contribution to the righteous cause. In the specific meaning of armed struggle, Holy Quran says that Jihad in the meaning of armed struggle […]