April 2004

Editorial
Terrorists Strike Spain? (Mansoor Ahmed Shah - UK)
Alexander Dowie and His Zion
Message from Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih IV(ra) sent to the Ahmadiyya Community in USA before the start of the conference to commemorate the fulfilment of a grand prophecy concerning Alexander Dowie. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Challenge to Alexander Dowie
John Alexander Dowie founded Zion, 100 miles north of chicago, declaring himself as Elijah III and wishing to end Islam. The Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community invited him to a prayer duel – the rest is history. (Anwer Mahmood Khan - USA)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Divine Guidance – Part I
Those who turn a deaf ear to the Prophets of God, deprive themselves from guidance and are engulfed by the wrath of God. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
True Islamic teachings Compared to Al-Qaeda’s Doctrine
A paper read at the networks of instability seminar in Brussels. Religious terrorists, disowned by their own faith, have mentors who provide them with the political justification in pursuit of their objective of dying as martyrs. The teachings of Islam totally condemn terrorists and suicide bombers. (M. A. Ashraf)
The Immaculate Conception
‘We breathed into her Our Spirit’ is misconstrued as implicating God in a paternal role: Understanding the physical and spiritual birth of Jesus(as). (Moosa Qureshi - UK)