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Did the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. intend to commit suicide?

Examining the charge that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. desired to commit suicide

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

   Among the many nefarious attacks that are thrown at the prophet Muhammad s.a.w. none has received so scarce and miniscule a treatment as …

Violent demonstrations as a response to slander against the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.?

Are Muslims permitted to partake in violent actions and demonstrations as a response to insults thrown at the religion or at the image of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

         First and foremost it should be made …

Does Allah repent?

Allah repents? Really?

By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

Muslim apologists would sometimes use the argument that the Biblical depiction of God is often anthropomorphic and unbefitting of His Majesty. Therefore the Bible is wrong and theologically inappropriate. One such instance …

Islamic conquests and the Jizya

Were Muslim conquests meant to forcefully convert people to Islam?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

This has to be the most typical, worn-out contentions put forward against Islam by its detractors (most often by Christian evangelists): that Islam spread across …

Watt, Bell and Hewer on the preservation of the Qur’an

Is the Qur’an that we have today the Qur’an that was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

William Montgommery Watt was a historian and Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic at Edinburgh University. Considered …

Does the Qur’an misrepresent the Trinity?

Does the Qur’an reject the Trinity?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

One of the common objections levelled against the Qur’an is that it misrepresents the doctrine of the Trinity, hence facilitating the way for the Christian polemic that the Qur’an …

Torchbearers of knowledge in Islam

Female Scholars in Islam

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) and al-Jamalullail


The transmission of hadith collections and even the compilation of new ones with very elevated isnads in the post-canonical era was an area in which women could excel. Because

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