Category: Islam

14.09.2017

Salman Ahmed Shaikh A great number of empirical studies now challenge the position of conceptualising human behaviour only in the framework of a rational, utility-maximizing homo-economicus. Yet, this framework is used for the purpose of simplicity and tractability in situations […]

04.06.2017

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 […]

16.04.2017

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Some of the non-Muslim contemporaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to tease Him (PBUH) during His life. Qur’an mentions that people who did not believe in Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) called upon Prophet (PBUH) in words which had […]

17.05.2015

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’. […]

17.05.2015

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 […]

17.05.2015

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 […]