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Monthly Archives: June 2016
JUNE 29, 2016 4:00 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER7 COMMENTS On the day of judgment the idols the unbelievers invoke will leave them in the lurch (41:48). When Allah makes a man prosper, he forgets that he will one day die … Continue reading
Islam allows a man to have intercourse with his slave woman, whether he has a wife or wives or he is not married…Whoever regards that as haraam is a sinner who is going against the consensus of the scholars. “Ruling … Continue reading
JUNE 28, 2016 2:29 PM BY HUGH FITZGERALD6 COMMENTS On April 22, at the Urth Caffé in Laguna Beach, California, seated at one of the most desirable tables – that is, those on the outside patio, in the very front, … Continue reading
JUNE 28, 2016 4:52 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER12 COMMENTS Allah then again warns about the Day of Judgment (39:30-52). The unbelievers threaten Muhammad with punishment by their false idols — and here again Allah repeats that “he whom Allah sends … Continue reading
Why did Abraham need a ransom and what was that ransom? What sin did Abraham commit? Does this agree with the biblical concept of penal substitution. All very confusing and Allah knows best but, as so often, he is not telling anyone.
[2.85] Yet you it is who slay your people and turn a party from among you out of their homes, backing each other up against them unlawfully and exceeding the limits; and if they should come to you, as captives … Continue reading
Once Adam had sinned there was no way that he could attain to a righteousness that propitiates God through his own works. Abel’s sacrifice proves this.
Before Adam sinned Cain’s offering of the fruit of the field would have been accepted by God. After Adam sinned it was not. The death of an animal involved in the burnt offering showed that someone outside the offerer had … Continue reading
JUNE 27, 2016 4:05 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER7 COMMENTS After that, Allah repeats warnings to the unbelievers (36:30-46). Mankind rejects and mocks Allah’s messengers (36:30); don’t they see how many people Allah has destroyed (36:31)? Everyone will face the judgment … Continue reading
Reading the Qur’an during Ramadan 22: Juz Wa-man yaqnut, by Robert Spencer, topped off with reader’s comments for your added pleasure
JUNE 26, 2016 4:00 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER59 COMMENTS A few years ago Khaleel Mohammed, a professor at San Diego State University and a popular “moderate Muslim,” said this about me: “He misquotes verses of the Qur’an, takes things out … Continue reading