Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for July, 2016


Does God need to make effort and work to create things?

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Salamun Alaykum Irtaza bhai, I know the verse [19:35] and similar other verses of course. God needs to make a plan then He gives command to execute. Even after giving His commands, “Be” He needs to wait sometimes long time to execute His commands. Here making plan, doing calculation, giving [ Continue reading…]


Does God need our endorsement?!

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We can see there is a great conflict among different sects and groups in Islam. Though they believe in God, angels, God’s messengers, God’s scriptures, they are quite often terribly at odds with each other! In many instances they are fighting and killing each other in many places in the [ Continue reading…]



Before You Grab That Online Job Opportunity

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While online, there’s a big possibility that you could’ve stumbled upon an online business opportunity advertisement like “Get paid to surf”, “Get paid for online surveys”. It could’ve been sent on your email or you’ve seen it on a classifieds site, forum or in a site’s banner. Earning extra money [ Continue reading…]


Belief in God Improves Response to Medical Treatment for Depression

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Research suggests that religious belief can help protect against symptoms of depression, but a study at Rush University Medical Center goes one step further. In patients diagnosed with clinical depression, belief in a concerned God can improve response to medical treatment, according to a paper in the Journal of Clinical [ Continue reading…]


Brain Differences Found Between Believers In God And Non believers

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Believing in God can help block anxiety and minimize stress, according to new University of Toronto research that shows distinct brain differences between believers and non-believers. In two studies led by Assistant Psychology Professor Michael Inzlicht, participants performed a Stroop task – a well-known test of cognitive control – while [ Continue reading…]



Can husband beat his wife?

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[The Quran 4:34] The men are made responsible for the women, and GOD has endowed them with certain qualities, and made them the bread earners. The righteous women will cheerfully accept this arrangement, since it is GOD’s commandment, and honor their husbands during their absence. If you experience rebellion from [ Continue reading…]


Canada Offers Ample Immigration Avenues For Immigrants

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Canada has a well deserved reputation of a successful trading nation, being a member of the G7 group of leading industrial countries. The country offers high standards of living, excellent public infrastructure and world class educational systems to its citizens. Canada was declared as the best country to reside subsequently [ Continue reading…]


Careers in Economic Field

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If you are interested in studying in the Economics field, there are a wide variety of career choices available to you. Generally speaking, most people with an Economics degree is whatever minor they choose, go for a Bachelor’s degree, although a Master’s degree will always ensure that you start out [ Continue reading…]


Careers in the Military – What You Need to Know

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If you are a young person considering a career to pursue in your life, you have a variety of options. One option that you may want to give some careful consideration is a career in the military. There are a variety of great opportunities available in the military; however, you [ Continue reading…]


Are messengers (rasul) better than you?

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RASHAD SAID… This article is directed to the Submitters who believe Rashad  Khalifa was a messenger of God . Unfortunately, many Submitters are  using Rashad’s materials as secondary sources besides the Quran and have  forgotten the essential message preached by Rashad himself:  to uphold  the Quran, the whole Quran, and [ Continue reading…]