Tag: SHIRK

Quraysh Threatening To Kill The Prophet For Teaching Monotheism

The Quraysh polytheists threatened to kill the Prophet Muhammed (P) for teaching Monotheism and speaking the truth about the idols and their forefathers [1]: ‘O Abu Talib, your nephew has cursed our gods, insulted our religion, mocked our way of life and accused our forefathers of error; either you must stop or you must let… Read More ›

Surah 16:75 How Could Allah Be Compared To the Creation – Parable

Background The verse was revealed in Makkah (Mawdudi and Anwarul bayan by Shaykh Ashiq Ilahi Madni) [1] Analysing Verse “Allah presents an example: a slave [who is] owned and unable to do a thing and he to whom We have provided from Us good provision, so he spends from it secretly and publicly. Can they… Read More ›

Shirk Or Persecution – What does The Word Fitna Mean?

Often times the Arabic word “fitna” (فِتْنَةٌ) in Surah 2:190-194 and Surah 8:39 gets associated by critics to mean “shirk” (disbelief). They claim when the Quran ordered early companions of Muhammed to fight against “fitna”, they assert here that they were ordered to fight non-Muslims merely because of them not believing in Islam. This claim… Read More ›

Surah 16:71 – How Could The Creator Be Compared to created?

Background This verse was revealed in Makkah (Mawdudi and Anwarul bayan) [1] Analysing Verse “And Allah has favored some of you over others in provision. But those who were favored would not hand over their provision to those whom their right hands possess so they would be equal to them therein. Then is it the… Read More ›