September 2003

Editorial
A study of the true understanding of Islam reveals the promotion of peace of the individual and society. (Mansoor Saqi - UK)
Notes and Comment: Headscarves – Oppression or Freedom of Choice?
A person’s religious beliefs and customs should be given priority over secularism and false prejudice. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Islam and Peace
A look at how Islam promotes the establishment of peace at all levels. (Rafiq Hayat – UK)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Spiritual Progress
Spiritual progress is not just about the rejection of bad deeds but the doing of good acts and sincerity of one’s love of God. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
QUESTION & ANSWER – Faith and Belief
The belief in religion through firm conviction in faith rather than scientific reasoning is discussed as well as how experiences concerning God and faith can be explained and understood. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Islam and the Creation of Peace Loving Men and Women
The Islamic concept of peace extends to avoiding wars, readily making peace, justice and respect for the feeling of others. (Maulana Ataul Mujeeb Rashed - UK)
Revelation, Rationality, Knowledge and Truth
Continuing the serialisation of the book looking this month at attempts to philosophically justify the finality of non-law bearing prophethood. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)