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Salat in the Qur’an

Duty This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. ṣalāt – duty Introductory comments The Traditionalist’s position, in summary, is that his non-Qur’anic literature tells him that

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masjid in the Qur’an

Place of worship This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. masjid / masājid – place of worship The word masjid comes from the s-j-d root. To summarise: There is no Qur’anic basis

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al masjid al haram in the Qur’an

The inviolable place of worship This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. al masjid al ḥarām – the inviolable place of worship To the Traditionalist the meaning of al masjid al

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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.

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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

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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

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