August 2003

Editorial
Five spheres of activity for the revival of Islam. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Notes and Comment: Who Switched Off the Lights
With power outage humbling the mighty, should man begin to take the blame for his chaos? (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
History of Islam
A brief history of Islam from the Caliphats, through the medieval era, the Mongols and Ottoman Empires to today (well, 1947), including a background to the political history of some Muslim countries. (Dr. Abdus Salam)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Efficacy of Repentance – Part II
God is now quickening the earth after its spiritual death; the time is ripe for the arrival of he Messiah; God’s promise would be fulfilled. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
QUESTION & ANSWER – Response to Questions
Spiritualism is a material world; life after death; is animal slaughter cruel; and idealising pop-stars. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Euphesus – Turning Points for Christianity
Paul and John visited this town in Turkey, with its caves where Christians fled persecution and where a council changed Mary’s status. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Future of Revelation – Part II
The rationale for the concept of the finality of Prophethood. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Persecution of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan: An Analysis Under International Law and International Relations
Concluding a detailed review of the background to the persecution of Ahmadis – Part 3. (Amjad Mahmood Khan - USA)