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 ›

“Accidental Killing” Quran 4:92 – Tafsir

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad) The Verse “And never is it for a believer to kill a believer except by mistake. And whoever kills a believer by mistake – then the freeing of a believing slave and a compensation payment presented to the deceased’s family [is required] unless they give [up their right… Read More ›

To Be Kind And Do Good To Humankind – Quran 4:36

Background The verse was revealed in Madinah, just after the battle of Uhud (Mawdudi). Analysing Verse “Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents DO GOOD, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor farther away, the companion at your side, the traveler, AND THOSE WHOM YOUR RIGHT HANDS POSSESS…. Read More ›

Marriage With “Slaves”: Surah 4:3

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then MARRY those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear that you will not be just, THEN [MARRY ONLY] one or those YOUR RIGHT HAND… 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 ›

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 ›