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Quran, Role of Tradition in Split Exegesis

One of the factors which gave impetus to split exegesis over many centuries is a tendency to make use of traditions and reports in the exegesis of the Qur’an. In fact, in the beginning exegesis was a part or a form of tradition (hadith), and was founded on it. Next to tradition come some linguistic, literary and historical information which …

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The Cancer Magnet

It’s one of the terrible ironies of cancer: The initial tumor typically doesn’t kill a patient. Rather, nomadic cells develop from the growth and attack other critical organs—and that’s what eventually proves fatal. “You can see a specific pattern: Colon cancer cells settle in the liver, but they don’t go to the spleen. So why is that? Why do they …

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The sermon of Mina

In the year 60/680, al-‘Imam al-Husayn (A) stayed for about three months at Makkah in the course of his movement against the succession of Yazid, the degenerate son of Mu’awiah, to the Caliphate. Yazid had assumed the leadership of the Islamic world on Mu’awiah’s death in Rajab 60/ March 680. his way of life was representative of the common among …

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How and Why Muhammad Made a Difference

Michael Cook, Cleveland Dodge professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, held a lecture regarding the leading figure who established an empire of faith, Prophet Muhammad. Cook starts by explaining that the lecture is centered on events that happened during the 7th century. However, it is essential that one realizes that these events are not only pertinent to that time; …

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A Brief Analysis of Ne’mat (Bounty) in the Holy Quran

Praise be to Allah Who is Manifest before His creation because of themselves. Who is apparent to their hearts because of clear proof; Who created without meditating, since meditating does not befit except one who has thinking organs while He has no thinking organ in Himself. Praise is due to Allah whose worth cannot be described by speakers, whose bounties …

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Awaiting Imam Al-Mahdi (aj)

While awaiting Imam Al-Mahdi (aj), one responsibility we must never turn a blind eye to is preparing ourselves to be among the loyal adherers of the Imam, willing to put our lives on the line for the sake of Islam. It takes more than love, even if profound, to support Imam Al-Mahdi after his reappearance. When recalling the story of …

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Tips to improve cyber security in the health sector

Although security is not the subject of a specific recommendation, it is fundamental to the success of such transformation and building trust with patients and professionals. However, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) 2016 report on data breaches across sectors identified the health sector as twice as bad as the next sector for reported data breaches. Although there are factors that …

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Divorce as Viewed by Quran

It is better if the couple can resolve their problems themselves. If not, they should each chose a religious, wise, patient and smart representative to discuss their problems. Perhaps this way they can avoid a divorce.If ye fear a breach between them twain, appoint (two) arbiters, one from his family, and the other from hers; If they wish for peace, …

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How Did Prophet Muhammad Treat Christians?

“This is a message from [Prophet] Muhammad ibn Abdullah, as a covenant to those who adopt Christianity, near and far, we are with them. Verily I, the servants, the helpers, and my followers defend them, because Christians are my citizens; and by Allah! I hold out against anything that displeases them. No compulsion [in religion] is to be on them…” …

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