Addendum to Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun

Addendum to Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” - The Quran, …

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Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: Response to Sam Shamoun, Part II

Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: Response to Sam Shamoun, Part II بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” - The Quran, Surah …

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Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun

Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” - The Quran, Surah Al-Isra, …

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Giving a History Lesson to a Christian Bigot

As-salaam alaikum!  The decision by the Trump administration to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is obviously generating a lot of controversy.  As Muslims, we must resist this attempt, but obviously withing the bounds of law and order.  At BloggingTheology, there is a spirited discussion currently underway on this issue.  Not surprisingly, Christian fanatics …

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Allan Ruhl and the Song of Songs

Allan Ruhl and the Song of Songs: A Case Study in Mental Gymnastics             The Catholic apologist Allan Ruhl has responded to my recent publication “Is Muhammad in the Song of Songs?  Responding to a Christian’s Objections”, but has offered a rather poor rebuttal.   In this follow-up article, I will discuss his failure to refute …

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Muhammad in the Song of Songs

Is Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the Song of Songs? – Responding to a Christian’s Objections “His mouth is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely.  This is my beloved, this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.” - Song of Songs, 5:16[1]             The Holy Quran states that the coming of the blessed Prophet Muhammad …

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