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Combating Terrorism

Combating Terrorism

By:

Dr. Ali S. Awadh Asseri

(Former Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon)

 

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Questions on Sects and Schools of Thoughts

Chapter 4: Questions on Sects and Schools of Thoughts

 

Question 26: What are the differences and similarities netween Sinnism and Shi’ism?  Are there other sects that are considered belonging to the fold of Islam?

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Questions on Sects and Schools of Thoughts

Chapter 4: Questions on Sects and Schools of Thoughts

 

Question 25: If only those who follow Muhammad will be admitted into paradise, what about the generations who lived before his advent?

Combating Terrorism

Combating Terrorism

By:

Dr. Ali S. Awadh Asseri

(Former Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon)

 

Combating Terrorism

Combating Terrorism

By:

Dr. Ali S. Awadh Asseri

(Former Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon)

     Karen Armstrong, the world-renowned scholar of comperative religions, describes the Qur’an as the most pluralist scripture, as it recognizes all the prophets that came before Prophet Muhammed (pbuh). Given that, Islam has a lot to offer to the people of other religious traditions, especially Judaism and Christianity. They need to understand that the real spirit of Islam revolves around the idea of compassion:

The Muslim Handbook

The Muslim Handbook

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

RECOMMENDED DU'A (SUPPLICATIONS)

38. Dua’s when intending to do something

Transliteration:

Il-laa aiyashaa’ Allah

Translation:

Except if Allah wills

 

In other words say:

Transliteration:

Insha’a Allah

Translation:

If Allah Wills

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Chapter 3: Belief in the Divine Scriptures

Question 23: Where in the Bible was the prophet’s name mentioned?

Answer 23: In John 14: 16.  “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever” (John: 14: 16).

Combating Terrorism

Combating Terrorism

By:

Dr. Ali S. Awadh Asseri

(Former Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon)

The Muslim Handbook

The Muslim Handbook

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

RECOMMENDED DU'A (SUPPLICATIONS)

35. Du’a when Going Out

Transliteration:

Rabbi adkhilni mud khala sidqin, wa akhrijni mukhraja sidqin, waj ‘al-li mil-la dunka sultanan-nasira.

Translation:

Lord, make my entry a truthful event and make my going forth a truthful event and grant me from Yourself a helper.

(To be continued)

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Questions and Answers on Islamic Doctrine

Chapter 3: Belief in the Divine Scriptures

Question 21: How can you tell a true religion from a false one?

Answer 21: All the religions that God revealed through His prophets are true.  Any discernible corruption in these religions is a result of human interpolation.  People had been entrusted with the preservation of these religions, but failed to fully care for this trust.  We can mention here a few criteria that can help distinguish a true religion from a false one.