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Atheism

By Dr. Laurence Brown
“Life’s greatest tragedy is to lose God and not to miss him.” –F.W. Norwood

Atheists might assert that they don’t acknowledge the existence of God, but the view of some Christians and all Muslims is that at some level even the confirmed Atheist affirms God’s presence. The innate but neglected awareness of God

By |January 31st, 2015|God|0 Comments

Nature of Suffering

By Aisha Asif
Too often when we face some difficulties or experience some sort of loss, we feel sorry for ourselves. We wonder why we are suffering, and what we did to deserve this particular hardship. Some of us who are more self-examining might retrace our steps in an attempt to understand where exactly we went

By |January 31st, 2015|God|0 Comments
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    How Do We Know God Exists?

    Dr. Jamal Badawi Even on a very fundamental level we find that throughout history there is a very strange phenomenon that people of different backgrounds, living in so many different parts of the world at different points in time, have always had this strong urge within themselves to look and to yearn for the Creator. […]

How Do We Know God Exists?

Dr. Jamal Badawi
Even on a very fundamental level we find that throughout history there is a very strange phenomenon that people of different backgrounds, living in so many different parts of the world at different points in time, have always had this strong urge within themselves to look and to yearn for the Creator. They

By |November 4th, 2014|Common Ground, God|43 Comments
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    The Names and Attributes of Allah

    Allah has described Himself in the Quran through His Names and Attributes. Muslims believe that studying these Names and Attributes is one of the most effective ways of strengthening one’s relationship with God. Each Name and Attribute nourishes a kind of consciousness and humility in man and their study leads one to constantly better their […]

The Names and Attributes of Allah

Allah has described Himself in the Quran through His Names and Attributes. Muslims believe that studying these Names and Attributes is one of the most effective ways of strengthening one’s relationship with God. Each Name and Attribute nourishes a kind of consciousness and humility in man and their study leads one to constantly better their

By |October 25th, 2014|Concept of God, God, On Faith|39 Comments

Implications of God's Attributes

Dr. Jamal Badawi

 

 

 

Each of the basic divine attributes has a practical relevance and implication in the day to day life of various individuals. Here, we will discuss a variety of them.

 
Oneness of God
When discussing the oneness of God this in itself provides a base for humanity to unite. That is talking about one common Lord

By |October 11th, 2014|God, On Faith|3 Comments
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    Moment of Clarity

    By Daliah Merzaban When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity. Throughout my childhood and young adult years, God remained in the background of my consciousness. I believed in Him, and performed some rituals of worship to express this belief. Yet […]

Moment of Clarity

By Daliah Merzaban
When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity.

Throughout my childhood and young adult years, God remained in the background of my consciousness. I believed in Him, and performed some rituals of worship to express this belief. Yet He rarely

By |September 7th, 2014|God, On Faith|0 Comments
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    Forgiveness and God's Mercy

    By Jamal Badawi Forgiveness By accepting that the authority of forgiveness lies exclusively in the hands of God, the human mind is also liberated from any superstition or strange ideas about how to remit for those sins committed. As we indicated earlier, the Islamic way of remission is sincerity, stopping what was being done that […]

Forgiveness and God's Mercy

By Jamal Badawi

Forgiveness
By accepting that the authority of forgiveness lies exclusively in the hands of God, the human mind is also liberated from any superstition or strange ideas about how to remit for those sins committed. As we indicated earlier, the Islamic way of remission is sincerity, stopping what was being done that was wrong

By |July 10th, 2014|God, On Faith|0 Comments