August 2007

Editorial: Nobel prize and Rushdie?
Exploration of the reason why Rushdie’s work has been offensive and the correct response to this situation. (Arshad Ahmedi)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Essence of Islam – Part 22 – Arabic, the Mother of Tongues
The importance of the Arabic language as a vessel for the transmission and dissimenation of spiritual commandments. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Blasphemy in Islam
No authority has been granted to any man to inflict any punishment for blasphemy. Yet Ahmadi Muslims have been sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. (Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz O.B.E – UK)
Ibn’ Arabi – Sufi and Savant
The life, travels and works of the great Arab mystic from Spain and his journey to enlightenment that led him to the Middle East. (Zakaria Virk - Canada)
The Purity of the Text of the Holy Qur’an – Part 6
Was the order of the chapters of the Holy Qur’an arbitrary and is our current order of chapters the same as the original? (From The Review of Religions, 1907).
Rationalisation
Analysis of the responsibility related to sin, and whether ignorance is an excuse. (Rizwan Khan - USA)