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Does Islam Teach Violence?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Co-Director, AOBM A commentary and response to an article entitled, “Does the Koran Teach Violence” by Weylan Deaver. “The New Testament teaches Christians are at war with evil. But Christians fight with spiritual (i.e. non-physical) weapons … Continue reading

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What is Islam?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong The word “Islam” is an Arabic word which means “submission to the will of God”. This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word “Salam”, which means “Peace”. As such, the religion of Islam … Continue reading

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Arab Catholic Priest Writes To “Burn-a-Koran Day” Pastor

Original Arabic message. http://www.thenewalphabet.com/details5692.html Translated from Arabic by Hussam Ayloush A message from Father Elias Zahlawi (a Syrian Catholic priest) to Pastor Terry Jones (who is calling for the burning of the Quran). Respected Pastor Terry Jones, I have read your … Continue reading

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Misunderstood spirituality

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Islam is greatly misunderstood, even by so many who claim to practice it. In this way, how is Islam any different from so many other religions? Judaism is greatly misunderstood by at least some Jews and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2009

Wishing everyone a joyous and blessed Christmas, and all the very best for the New Year!

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The Greatness of Being Merciful

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Everyone seeks forgiveness, lacking as we do in our present form, the state of perfection… We all depend upon divine grace, and we should never despair of the infinite mercy of the Almighty! Consider for a … Continue reading

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The Karmic Law of Return

http://www.humanityhealing.net Anas bin Malik, may Allah accept him, reported Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, had said, “None of you is a (true) believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.” [Sahih al-Bukhari … Continue reading

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