ISLAM: Is There Evidence That the Quran Is the Third Installment of the Inspired, Inerrant Word of God?

The Qur'an is the central religious text, or scripture, of Islam. Muslims hold it to be the final revelation from God to all humanity, specifically the original Arabic version. The prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was ummi (in Muslim tradition, illiterate), and thus had never read any scriptures. Nevertheless, during the seventh century CE, from the age... Continue Reading →

ISLAM: 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 stories of the prophet Muhammad, accepted as a source of Islamic doctrine and law second... Continue Reading →

THE THEOLOGY OF ISLAM

Islam involves both doctrine (beliefs) and duties (practice). Muslims are to believe and act according to the revelation given to Muhammad and written down in the Qur’an. They are to do this as an act of submission to the will of Allah. After all, the word Islam means “submission” and the word Muslim describes someone... Continue Reading →

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