A Closer Look At Awtas Incident In Relation To Quran 4:24

Kaleef K. Karim Although we have written about Surah 4:24 and the time of its revelation, we are going to look over some of the claims once again, to get a better understanding of this incident historically. We showed that the verse (Q. 4:24) was revealed in relation to the battle of Hunayn, where the… Read More ›

An Order To Emancipate (Free) Slaves – Surah 2:177

Background This verse was revealed in Madinah (Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi – Tafhim al-Qur’an – The Meaning of the Qur’an, and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse Righteousness is not that you turn your faces toward the east or the west, BUT [TRUE] RIGHTEOUSNESS IS [IN] ONE WHO BELIEVES IN ALLAH, the Last Day, the angels,… Read More ›

Mariyah The Copt And Her Relationship With Muhammed (p) [Part 4]

This is the fourth piece on Mariya the Copt, the Prophet Muhammed’s wife. The other three pieces can be seen here, here, and here. In this piece, we try to give a statement from Aisha, the wife’s Prophet (p). Before Aisha died, she had asked Abdullah bin Zubair, that she did not want to be… Read More ›

2 Samuel 13:14 And Deuteronomy 21:14

We continue to seek and analyse Deuteronomy 21:14, to see what the true historical reading for it was. This is the 6th piece on the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna). We looked in the previous articles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), that Deuteronomy 21:14 showed that the slave-women mentioned were forced into marriage, and raped: Deuteronomy… Read More ›

“Rape” In Ezekiel 22:11 And Deuteronomy 21:14?

We look yet again at the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna) in relation to Deuteronomy 21:14, Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want to marry. 12 TAKE HER… Read More ›

Muhammed, “Blonde Women” And Quran 9:49

Kaleef K. Karim   A missionary has written an article on ‘Blonde women’ in relation to Quran 9:49. We won’t mention his name. We will deal with his claims point by point. In the article, he quotes two commentaries in connection to Surah 9:49. The first commentary is from Tafsir al-Tabari: “Among them is (many)… Read More ›

Hebrew Word ‘anah’ (inna) Carries The Meaning Of ‘Rape’?

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 has been noted by some that the ‘provisions’ laid out in the passage are ‘remarkable’, ‘compassionate’ and ‘humanistic’. Let’s read: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like… Read More ›

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 – ‘Soldiers Raped Women’?

In this second piece, we look at the Hebrew word ‘anah’ once again. And see what the original intended meaning for it was. As mentioned in the previous article here, Christian apologists have argued for years that the women captured in war, in Deuteronomy 21:10-14 were treated humanly. There was no rape, they claim. One… Read More ›

Mariyah The Copt Was No Concubine

In previous articles on Mariyah, which can be seen here and here, I presented many classical to contemporary sources that Mariyah was indeed married to Prophet Muhammed (p). The claim that she was a slave, we found this historically untenable. In this third series on Mariyah, we look at a dozen reports after Prophet Muhammed’s… Read More ›

Maria The Copt – Wife Of Prophet Muhammed

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Brief History On Captives 3. Mariyah: Captive Or No Captive 4. Mariyah The Wife – Sahih Muslim 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction Previously in the article titled, “Prophet Muhammed’s Wife Mariyah (Maria)”, I presented a number of historical quotes showing that Mariya was married to Prophet Muhammed (p). This… Read More ›