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Year of Jubilee – not a special tax on non-Muslims

Analysis and interpretation of 9:36-37 The Traditionalist is ever straining to gain seeming legitimacy for his non-Qur’anic material; one of the ways he achieves this is by asserting explanations for

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Islam is not in the Qur’an

Confusing Islam with the Qur’an is a mistake I hear people make accusations at the Qur’an which are really directed at the religion which claims the Qur’an as its scripture. Typically, the

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Quranism vis-à-vis Traditionalist Islam

A brief comparison While not all Traditionalists hold to all of the views below in exactly the way described, the description is a fair one over the generality of those who would identify as Sunni Muslims. The

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Makkah is the centre of a cult created after Muhammad

Why Makkah fails Modern-day Makkah strikes even Traditionalist Muslims who make pilgrimage there by its lack of correspondence with the place described in the Qur’an. Dan Gibson is a historian and a

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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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Brand Islam as part of the mental control grid

Brand Islam This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. Clearly, the gatekeepers of this particular facet of the overall control grid are unlikely to smile upon findings which, in essence,

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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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