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  Topic: The Gospel of Consumerism

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PostForum: General Discussions and News   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 9:59 am   Subject: The Gospel of Consumerism
A very interesting article that may be enjoyed by the forum subscribers

The Gospel of Consumption

And the better future we left behind

By Jeffrey Kaplan

05/05/08 -- - Published in the Ma ...
  Topic: Notations in "margins" of quran

Replies: 2
Views: 4956

PostForum: Q&A   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:17 am   Subject: Notations in "margins" of quran
My Greetings to all. It is with great relief that I see that the forum is once again up and running, and is proving a wonderful place for discourse and debate. It is with great joy that I see the na ...
  Topic: More to fasting?

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PostForum: Science   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:32 pm   Subject: More to fasting?
QXP 2:184 Just for a fixed number of days. But if any of you is sick or he is on a journey, he may make up the same number of days later. For those who can go through Abstinence only with hardship, th ...
  Topic: What are the causes of Division in the Ummah?

Replies: 5
Views: 8161

PostForum: Quran, Deen and Islam   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 7:30 am   Subject: An explosive combination
There are two overriding factors that are sure to be present when any organisation, country, faction, or gathering is fragmented - POWER and IGNORANCE. Either one in isolation may lead to fragmentati ...
  Topic: The Quran denies the Miraaj/Ascension to heaven

Replies: 1
Views: 7941

PostForum: Islamic History   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:34 am   Subject: Context
As has been pointed out in the introduction of Chapter 17 of the QXP, there is nothing that should lend to the interpretation that leads to the Meeraj myth. I quote the introduction to Chapter 17 bel ...

Replies: 5
Views: 6346

PostForum: General Discussions and News   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:08 am   Subject: Great News
Thank you all for your great efforts in bringing QXP into another dimension. I am sure it will be much appreciated. A suggestion from my side: once the entire QXP is recited on to disc, is it possib ...
  Topic: Lalitul Qadr

Replies: 16
Views: 21203

PostForum: Q&A   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:59 am   Subject: Night of Destiny
In my various readings of the different translations of the Quran, the term Laylatul-Quadr has often been called the night of Destiny. It has however also been translated as Night of Majesty (QXP) an ...
  Topic: A Worthy Cause

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Views: 3685

PostForum: General Discussions and News   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 12:43 pm   Subject: A Worthy Cause
Kiva.org allows individuals (thats you and me) to make $25 (or greater) loans to low-income entrepreneurs in the developing world interest free. By doing so, individuals like you provide affordable wo ...
  Topic: Al-Riba

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Views: 24933

PostForum: Q&A   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:30 am   Subject: Prohibition against exploitation
My greetings.

It is noteworthy that when the Quran addresses humanity on the question of riba, the person giving the loan is addressed. The person giving the loan is in a position of (financial) p ...
  Topic: Never Undress Fully - Amena Darsi

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Views: 6148

PostForum: What Islam is not   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:52 am   Subject: Too many peeping Toms?!
Perhaps the reason that the Prophet and his wives bathed with clothes on was because there were too many people watching them so that they could "faithfully" record these sunnahs in the vari ...
  Topic: Thomas Jefferson did own a copy of the Qur'an

Replies: 8
Views: 16392

PostForum: World History   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:04 am   Subject: Response
Peace Brother. My previous post was in response to the topic: Thomas Jefferson did own a copy of the Qur'an. It was not meant to be a justification of the grave atrocities that were and continue to be ...
  Topic: Thomas Jefferson did own a copy of the Qur'an

Replies: 8
Views: 16392

PostForum: World History   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:54 am   Subject: The benefit of the doubt
I take the point that is being made that TJ was not a perfect human being and was in violation of many a Quranic teaching. However, it is my understanding from the previous posts, that the contention ...
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