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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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Zakat is not a tax on believers – it is sexual purity

A pan-textual analysis of the meaning of zakāt in the Qur’an zakāt – purity The Traditionalist claims that the expression ātā al zakāt means to pay a specific annual tax on wealth in order

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Haram (forbidden) in the Qur’an

What the Qur’an itself forbids The idea of what is ḥarām – or forbidden – is a central topic among those who follow the ḥadīth literature. There is no end of what you cannot do: from keeping

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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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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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