Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for August, 2016


Quran English Translation Sura 30-39 P3

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[36:24]  “In that case, I would be totally astray.   [36:25]  “I have believed in your Lord; please listen to me.”   [36:26]  (At the time of his death) he was told, “Enter Paradise.” He said, “Oh, I wish my people knew.   [36:27]  “That my Lord has forgiven me, [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 30-39 P2

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[33:37]  Recall that you said to the one who was blessed by GOD, and blessed by you, “Keep your wife and reverence GOD,” and you hid inside yourself what GOD wished to proclaim. Thus, you feared the people, when you were supposed to fear only GOD. When Zeid was completely [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 30-39 P1

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Sura 30:  The Romans (Al-Room) Number of verses in sura: 60 Order of revelation: 84   [30:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [30:1]  A. L. M.   [30:2]  Certainly, the Romans will be defeated.   [30:3]  In the nearest land. After their defeat, they will [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 23-29 P4

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Sura 28:  History (Al-Qasas) Number of verses in sura: 88 Order of revelation: 49   [28:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [28:1]  T. S. M.   [28:2]  These (letters) constitute proofs of this profound book.   [28:3]  We recite to you herein some history of [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 23-29 P3

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[26:112]  He said, “How do I know what they did?   [26:113]  “Their judgment rests only with my Lord, if you could perceive.   [26:114]  “I will never dismiss the believers.   [26:115]  “I am no more than a clarifying warner.”   [26:116]  They said, “Unless you refrain, O Noah, [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 23-29 P2

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[24:60]  The elderly women who do not expect to get married commit nothing wrong by relaxing their dress code, provided they do not reveal too much of their bodies. To maintain modesty is better for them. GOD is Hearer, Knower.   [24:61]  The blind is not to be blamed, the [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 23-29 P1

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Sura 23:  The Believers (Al-Mu’minun) Number of verses in sura: 118 Order of revelation: 74   [23:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [23:1]  Successful indeed are the believers;   [23:2]  who are reverent during their Contact Prayers (Salat).   [23:3]  And they avoid vain talk. [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 17-22 P4

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[21:44]  We have provided for these people and their ancestors, up until an old age. Do they not see that every day on earth brings them closer to the end? Can they reverse this process?   [21:45]  Say, “I am warning you in accordance with divine inspiration.” However, the deaf [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 17-22 P3

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[20:9]  Have you noted the history of Moses?   [20:10]  When he saw a fire, he said to his family, “Stay here. I have seen a fire. Maybe I can bring you some of it, or find some guidance at the fire.”   [20:11]  When he came to it, he [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 17-22 P2

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[18:45]  Cite for them the example of this life as water that we send down from the sky to produce plants of the earth, then they turn into hay that is blown away by the wind. GOD is able to do all things.   [18:46]  Money and children are the [ Continue reading…]