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What is Scientology? – Part 1 (The Eclectic Religion)

What is Scientology? – Part 1 (The Eclectic Religion)

Danish Hameed Scientology has been called the world’s most significant new religion, and scientologists themselves claim to draw on 50,000 years of wisdom. However apostates from Scientology claim it is a vicious, dangerous cult masquerading as a religion. No matter which description we choose, the fact remains that Scientology is a controversial, mysterious religious movement, […]

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Islamic Terrorism: Myth or Reality?

Islamic Terrorism: Myth or Reality?

Danish Hameed What does Islam say about Terrorism? One of the distinctive characteristics of the times we live in is the overwhelming presence of violence in our societies. Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political […]

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Position of woman in Islam

Position of woman in Islam

Misbah Mukhtar and Zarka Tasneem  Woman as an element of society has always remained under discussion. The modern world in the name of the ‘equality’ and ‘empowerment’ has made her a commodity, more marketable and saleable. But on the other hand Islam and true followers of Islam treat her in some other way, where her […]

 Maria Imtiaz

Economic status of woman in Islam

Economic status of woman in Islam

Islam made women powerful with the rights that include social, economic and more. In Islam, in terms of economic rights, women are more secure and sound than men. Men have only that property which they make on their own and which they inherit. Women, on the other hand, inherit from their parents as Allah says […]

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Comparative Study of Religions: Islamic and Western Approaches

Comparative Study of Religions: Islamic and Western Approaches

Junaid Farooq Zargar  The western idea of religion is in direct clash with the meaning and understanding of religion from an Islamic perspective. Therefore, the aims and methods of comparative study of religions in the west are totally different from what they are in Islam. The approach of western civilization towards religion is defined through […]

 Javeed Ali

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

Dear Molvi Nauman Sahab, Asalamualikum ‘A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity’ —– Imam Ali (A.S.) We have been hearing your lies and allegations which you very frequently make on the pulpit of Prophet Mohammad (SAWW) against all the sects of the Muslim Ummah except the one you like. […]

 Assad Ahmed

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

In our day and age most writers, particularly journalists, express their opinions on “academic topics” without any erudition about these topics. In the recent past, many famous writers have been writing about the complex theological and metaphysical issues without any sound research and bereft of any profundity. A few days ago, famous writer Nadeem Farooq […]

 Javeed Ali

Let’s know the significance of ‘Milad’!

Let’s know the significance of ‘Milad’!

Undoubtedly, there is no day as beautiful as the day of the birth anniversary of the impeccable and ideal personality in the whole Universe. The day which illuminated the whole World. The day which annihilated the foundations of ignorance. The day humanity regained its humanism. The day oppressed and persecuted found their saviour. The day […]

 Sadat Riyaz

Atheist youth of mine

Atheist youth of mine

“Atheism is also a belief”; this is what I wrote down as one of my stray reflections in my diary a year ago. Yes, I still believe in it and endorse what I have written back then. It might seem incessantly iconoclastic but I am not to debate that here. Instead, let me tell you […]

 Naseer Ahmad Mir

Revisiting the functioning of ‘Dar ul Ulooms’ in Kashmir

Revisiting the functioning of ‘Dar ul Ulooms’ in Kashmir

A day just like any other, one of my friends visited me at my home. I was resisting a strong craving of tea for quite a time now and watching my friend making his way into the lawn, I felt snug and warm to have him in my company. As we started discussing different things […]

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