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Background to The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation

Background This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. The values men ascribe to words are a means to govern how they may interpret the world and, therefore, limit what they will do in

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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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Why do I think for myself?

Thinking. Always. I experienced a spiritual crisis when I was twenty-one, one born of good intentions and poor analysis. The fallout of this weighed heavily upon me for several years. Over that period

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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

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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 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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