Archive for 2009

Significance of Christmas
Examining the birth of Jesus(as), December 25th and the wise men of the East. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Editorial – Religious Symbols
There seems to have been a considerable amount of adverse reaction to the wearing or display of religious symbols in recent years including ministerial comments, new corporate policies and even legislation. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
The Victory of Islam
With the Muslim world in utter disarray, the Promised Messiah(as) invites Muslims to join him in his divinely appointed mission for the victory of Islam. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Africa – The Invisible Continent
An analysis of how the effects of war, trade and debt have left Africa in trouble, and how religion can help to bring about change. (Mujeebur Rahman - UK)
Contact With Spirits?
Can souls or spirits of the dead be recalled and can they speak to the living? (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
IN BRIEF: Hanukkah
Background and significance of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah and how it is celebrated. (Khullat Munir - Germany)
The Holy Prophet(saw): A Messenger of Peace and Reconciliation
The ‘Prince of Peace’ merited this name through his impeccable character, kindness and tolerance. (Tommy Kallon – UK)
Editorial
Who owns the Copyright? (Fauzia Bajwa – Canada)
The Holy Qur’an
The Holy Qur’an should be judged by how its teaching frees its followers from a life of sin. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Solution to the Problems of the Islamic World
The whole Muslim world is floundering in dissension. Equity, justice, tolerance and amity are practices rarely visible in the Muslim World today – the solution exists; Muslims need only accept it. (Rafiq Hayat – UK)
The Need for Religion and its Importance
Four important questions about religion and the answers thereto. (Hazrat Maulana Ghulam Rasul Rajeki)
Pillars of Religious Tolerance
Internal conflicts must be avoided. (Maulawi A. Wahab Adam – Ghana)
Removing Some Common Misunderstandings about Islam
Islam teaches that everyone is free to change his faith and Muslims are instructed to defend places of worship of all religions – thus Islam does not violate the rights of anyone. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Our Teaching
Coming to God, not oppressing His creatures and remaining in fear of the wrath of heaven are the means of deliverance from sin. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Attainment of Inner Peace
A Question and Answer session with Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad(ru), fourth Khalifa of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, recorded at Cologne, Germany. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Tzedakah: The Concept of Charity in Judaism
Giving to the poor is obedience to the highest commandment, hence Jewish law requires 1⁄10th of one’s income be given to Jews or Gentiles. (Maidah Ahmad - Canada)