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Understanding the Quran of Islam

NASKH: Quranic Verses That Have Been Cancelled or Superseded by Later Verses

Many persons like to compare the Quran as the greatest rival to the Bible, as it is the holy book for some 1.8 billion Muslims the world over. These Muslims believe that it is uncreated and was given to them... Continue Reading →

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Glossary for The Guide to Answering Islam

Abrogation: the belief that later revelations (Medinan surahs) sometimes contradicted the earlier ones (Meccan surahs). Therefore, the later revelations canceled and replaced the earlier ones. For example, Surah 9:5, often called the “sword verse,” is said to nullify and replace 124 verses that... Continue Reading →

Is the Quran a Literary Miracle?

If you were on a long trip and came across another that was heading to the same destination as you, and this new person said, “you are on the wrong path,” would this anger you that he implied that you... Continue Reading →

The Islamic Sharia AKA Sharia Law

Sharia law comes from a combination of sources including the Quran (the Muslim holy book), the Hadith (sayings and conduct of the prophet Muhammad) and fatwas (the rulings of Islamic scholars). The Hadith is a collection of Islamic traditions: the collected traditions, teachings, and... Continue Reading →

Is the Quran from God or Man?

The orthodox Islamic position on the Quran is that it is “uncreated” and “it was written from the beginning in golden rays on a gigantic tablet in the highest heavens.” (Morris 1916) The objective of this claim is to place... Continue Reading →

ISLAM and Shariah Law

People living in the Western world generally accept the concept of a true separation of the institutions of church and state. Hundreds of years of Western tradition have demonstrated the wisdom of keeping these institutions separated and the danger that... Continue Reading →

ISLAM and CHRISTIANITY: Identifying the Book of Truth

What does the Quran say about “God’s Word”? Surah 2:4 says, “[The righteous] trust what has been revealed to you [Mohammed] and to others before you, and firmly believe in the life to come.” What is meant by “what has... Continue Reading →

ISLAM: The Need to Search for the Truth

John 18:38 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 38 Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” In the United States, there are 350,000 churches, making up hundreds of denominations. Eighty percent of these are stagnant, with nineteen percent growing only through childbirth,... Continue Reading →

ISLAM: Why You Should Consider the Bible

The Bible is a revelation from our Heavenly Father, about our Heavenly Father, i.e., his will and purposes. (1 Thess. 2:13) If we take the things we learn and apply them in our lives, we will live a life far... Continue Reading →

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