All posts by Sam Gerrans

Who the Qur’an is really for

Worth an objective reading The Qur’an is conspicuously lacking any call to create a caliphate or enforce a formulaic religion. This, naturally, is at odds with what the main sects of Islam assume.


What does Quranite mean?

Quranite? As I use the word, Quranite means: one who regards the Qur’an as a complete and perfect revelation from God one who employs his intellect and personal conscience in understanding and applying


Am I a Muslim?

A question I get all the time Am I a Muslim? I’ll try to be brief. While I believe that the Qur’an is from God and preserved (as per the Traditionalist’s position) I do not believe that


Do I believe in the Qur’an?

My view of the Qur’an I believe that the Qur’an (the original text free of diacritic marks and other accretions) is from God. I am persuaded on the basis of evidence that he has protected


Do I accept the hadith?

ḥadīth in a few words My thoughts on the ḥadīth literature, in a nutshell, are as follows: The Qur’an itself claims to be from God and complete. If this is true, there is no good reason to

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