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Ayaat (2) – Experiencing the Divine Signs

by Zohair Abdul Rahman MSc. This article will build on the previous and provide a phenomenological perspective on how we are meant to interact with the signs of Allah in His Book (Articulated) and His Creation (Unarticulated). Ayaat Masmoo’ah: Articulated Signs and...

Shakk (2) – The Psychology of Doubt

by Zohair Abdul-Rahman MSc and M. Nazir Khan MD. A person has a misconception about Islam and misconstrues a particular teaching as misogynistic or violent. Approaching a scholar or community leader, he or she receives a response that seems satisfactory and is able to...

Ayaat (1) – The Semiotics of Meaning

by Zohair Abdul-Rahman MSc and M. Nazir Khan MD   Introduction The terms ayah (sign) and ayaat (signs) are mentioned over 400 times in the Quran collectively.1Berisha E. (2017). The Qur’anic Semio-Ethics of Nature. Islam and Civilisational Renewal, 8:...
Fitness – Why be healthy?

Fitness – Why be healthy?

By Dr. Abdul-Wahab Khan and Dr. M. Nazir Khan In today’s busy and hectic world, many of us are faced with constant hurdles in our journey towards maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Many of us are confused on the subject of health and fitness, and have passed...

Evil (2) – Opportunities for growth

By M. Nazir Khan and M. Faisal Abideen   Human suffering is a part of life, but why? What is its value? Is there any way in which it can be positive? How can suffering develop us morally and spiritually and bring us closer to God?   Human suffering and the...