How did the rulers and leaders made the masses submit to them? How were they able to create a religion where they themselves are gods?
God is transcendent. Transcendent does NOT mean magical. It does not mean 'supernatural'. It simply means the human mind cannot grasp that transcendent thing.
If it is true that God left us without divine communication, then that means God left us in a state of confusion and bewilderment.
The Qur'an told us to question ourselves, is it even sensible to think that God would create anything aimlessly? Is life meaningful according to deists?
The contingency argument hows that there must be an uncaused first cause. I attempt to prove that the uncaused first cause points towards the God of Abraham
Was the universe created out of nothing? Or did it create itself? Or has it always existed? Or there is a higher power? These possibilities are discussed in this article.
Why some Muslims fear and oppose rationality heavily? They claim that Islam isn't compatible with rationality, because the minds of a human is limited. They further claim that the only way to be 'safe' is only by following their religious scholars, not by rationality. Don't they know that Allah told that His signs are for those who give thought?
Can we be good without God? A question often posed by the modern human. Atheists, especially, argue that you can be good without God. Even some religious people have this view.
In Islam, ethics is termed as 'akhlaq'. It stemmed from the root 'khalq', meaning 'creation'. Therefore, if we have akhlaq in our lives, we have served the purpose of the creation- khalq. Why are ethics important?
…وَلَقَدْ بَعَثْنَا فِي كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ رَسُولًا أَنِ اعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَاجْتَنِبُوا الطَّاغُوتَ“Verily, We have sent among every nation a messenger (proclaiming): ‘Worship Allah (Alone), and avoid (or keep away from) Taghoot (all false deities, idol worship etc.)….”(Quran, Al-Nahl, 16:36) The need to identify and re-examine the real meaning and nature or ‘syirk’, or in other words Read More