May 2004

Editorial
The former Archbishop of Canterbury called on Europeans and Americans to resist claims that Islam was morally superior. He obviously had not read the Supreme head’s lecture. (Mansoor Ahmed Shah - UK)
Islam is a Peaceful Religion
A lecture asking those who call Islam belligerent to reflect. Do Islam’s high values manfest themselves when bombs rain down from skies? (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Divine Guidance – Part II
The advent of the Prophet of Islam(sa) was the need of the time. The message given to him is a living Book, not a story but a philosophy. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Religious Tolerance
An excelelnt formula for inter-faith respect, tolerance and dialogue, based on a lecture delievered in Ghana. (Maulawi A. Wahab Adam – Ghana)
Economic Justice
The Islamic economic system narrows the gap between the haves and have nots. An emphasis on spending, zakat and prohibition of interests ensuring a fast circulation of wealth. (Saad Ahmad - USA)
Who are the Amish?
An insight into a sect of Mennonites whose men wear broad-minded black hats and women ankle lengh dress. (Zakaria Virk - Canada)