Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for February, 2017


Ka’ba and Beit HaMikdash in Israel’s Parliament

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A Jewish-Muslim Ties Caucus was inaugurated in Israel’s Parliament on January 24, 2017 by MK Zouheir Bahloul and MK Yehuda Glick. While this should have been done many years ago, we should support it now. For more than ten years I have been writing articles that have appeared in many [ Continue reading…]


Is Islam Anti-Judaism?

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The Koran is the only book of revelation that includes within itself a theory of prophethood which includes other religions. There have always been (since the days of Adam) people inspired by Allah who urged their society to avoid destruction by turning away from its corrupt and unjust ways and  [ Continue reading…]



Is the Buddha a prophet of Allah?

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I think Buddha was a prophet of Allah. His teachings and emphasizes were different than some other prophets (especially Arabian and Middle East prophets) and that is OK. God sends so many prophets (at least 124000) but the Quran mentions only the few (28 only). So where are the rest [ Continue reading…]


The Honorable Lord Krishna: A Prophet Of Allah

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Hindus worldwide will soon observe Krishna Janmashtami, a celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth. While many recognize the differences between Islam and Hinduism, few may appreciate that according to Islamic principles and Prophet Muhammad, Lord Krishna was a true Prophet of God. The obvious question that emerges is that if the [ Continue reading…]


Reincarnation – A Law of Nature

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If we cannot remember our dreams correctly, dreams which have occurred during a sleep state of consciousness the night before, how do we hope to remember past lives when the most recent was possibly many centuries ago? It is no wonder that any memory of an earlier life experience of [ Continue reading…]



Reincarnation Facts – A True Story

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Reincarnation Experience There was something about my reincarnation that could not be told until many years had passed since my birth. As a man in a previous life and at around 45 years of age my spirit was suddenly above my body looking down on it. It lay across the [ Continue reading…]


Proof of Reincarnation Threatens Conventional Thinking of Heaven and Hell

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Ideas pass into our psyche and become cemented in place as the ‘norm’ when they are backed by church and state. So it is with things like heaven and hell. Everyone talks about them as if they are real but we have never had anyone come back to tell us [ Continue reading…]


Does Science Make God Irrelevant?

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Many people who label themselves agnostic-atheists do not claim definitively that God does not exist. They take the softer position that God probably does not exist, and even if he does exist, He is irrelevant in explaining the universe. As Dr. Richard Dawkins stated in a 2013 Cambridge debate with the former Archbishop [ Continue reading…]


Is paper Quran (Mushaf) perfectly preserved as hoping?

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There are many reliable ahadith say that the paper Quran (Mushaf) is not preserved. Many parts of the original Quran have been lost somehow. Then what about the following verse? [The Quran 15:9]  Absolutely, we have revealed the reminder, and, absolutely, we will preserve it. From many evidences both from [ Continue reading…]


Debate on Quran originally contained 17000 verses and 12000 verses were dropped

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There is a great debate on the issue that the Quran originally contained 17000 verses and that around 12000 were dropped by Abu Bakr, Omar and Uthman, leaving only 6326 verses constituting the Quran that we have today. Below we have put some debates with references. We are not taking [ Continue reading…]