Archive for 2003

Editorial
God has vouchsafed that He would guard the Holy Qur’an. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Notes and Comments: Religious Tolerance
A personal view on the recent ordination of homosexual bishops in the Anglican church. (Fareed Ahmad - UK)
Sin Defined
A discussion on the origin of sin. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Analysis of the Divinely Revealed Status of the New Testament
Historical Facts – The mutual discrepancies and contradictions in the Gospels – Acknowledgments of Biblical scholars. A research article investigating the compilation of the New Testament in response to objections from the Orientalist Rev. Wherry concerning the Holy Qur’an. (Syed Mir Mahmood Ahmad Nasir - Pakistan)
Treatment of Women by the West
English rendition of a commentary on some verses of the Holy Qur’an. A rejoinder to Orientalists’ criticisms on the treatment of women in Islam (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Editorial
The spiritual benefits of fasting are inherent in many religions. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Special Feature
An historical address made to distinguished guests, VIP”s and members of the Ahmadiyya Community at the Inauguration of one of Europe’s largest mosques. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
The Path to Righteousness
Acts of goodness carried out with sincerity and true obedience to God purifies the soul and protects one from not only the afterlife but enables one to enjoy the spiritual paradise in this world. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Ramadan and the Essence of its Blessings
The holiest of all the months in the year is reviewed with a simple guide to rules of fasting rules and principles and the spiritual benefits that can be achieved. (Maulana Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad)
The I’tikaf Experience
One person’s account of his deep spiritual encounter and experiences during the last ten days of the fasting month. (Tommy Kallon – UK)
Epilogue
The concluding chapter of the highly acclaimed book, Revelation, Rationality, Knowledge and Truth which has been serialised regularly in this publication. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Women in the Holy Qur’an
A clear and concise look at Islamic issues considered by many as oppressive but which in fact provide women with much rights and status than any modern day legislation. (Tehmeena Luqman - USA)
STRESS: A Spiritual Perspective and its Management
How a firm conviction in one’s faith, spiritual belief and trust in God is an important factor in controlling stress. (Dr Ihsan-ul-Haque – Pakistan)
Editorial
Why the person and purpose of Jesus Christ(as) have continually featured in these pages. (Tommy Kallon – UK)
Notes and Comment: Professional Fasting
Why the stunt of the American illusionist falls far short of a great Islamic institution. (Tommy Kallon – UK)
Jesus Versus Finality
A rational analysis of the contradictory belief in the physical re-advent of Jesus(as), Son of Mary, after the presupposed last prophet, the Holy Prophet of Islam(sa). (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)