Archive for 2010

Protecting Africa’s Freedoms
Reformation, discharging of trusts, honesty and hard work will enable Africa to greatly progress and safeguard itself from other nations who have their eyes on Africa’s resources. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Salvation – Part 2
The love of God leads to salvation, but how can a loving relationship with God be established? (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Life and Character of the Seal of Prophets
One of the most outstanding biographies on the Holy Prophet(saw), published here as a series for the first time. (Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmad(ra))
Did Abraham(as) offer his son Ishmael(as) or Isaac(as) for sacrifice?
The Qur’an states unequivocally that Ishmael(as) was offered for sacrifice, but the Bible states it was Isaac(as). Is there a contradiction between the two scriptures? Or is this an error in the interpretation of Biblical verses?
Rozabal – the Tomb of Jesus Christ(as)?
This article discusses the recent media attention and surge in visitors to the Rozabal Tomb in Kashmir, and analyses the debate surrounding the true inhabitant of the tomb. (Arif Khan - UK)
A Symbol of Peace
Much propaganda has been spread against Islam and some so-called Muslim groups have acted wrongfully in its name. What do true Islamic teachings entail? What is the real purpose of a mosque? Keynote address at the civic reception at the laying of the foundation stone of the Maryam (Mary) Mosque. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Notes and Comments
Demystifying “Shariah”
Salvation – Part 1
Various religions present different ways of attaining salvation from sins, but which path truly leads to salvation? (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
John(as), Jesus(as) and baptism
This article explores the prediction of John the Baptist(as) that there would be a prophet after him who would baptise with the Holy Spirit, and analyses the effect of the baptism received by Jesus(as). (T. K. Lye)
The Promised Messiah(as)’s Love for the Holy Prophet(saw)
Rebutting the bogus allegation that the Promised Messiah(as) insulted the Holy Prophet(saw), and considered himself greater – this article examines the incredible devotion and unparalleled love the Promised Messiah(as) had for the Holy Prophet(saw) (Maulana Ataul Mujeeb Rashed - UK)
Who or What is Satan?
Is Satan an individual, an ethereal being, or merely a metaphorical term for something evil? (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
True Concept of Islamic Jihad
Certain ‘Muslim’ groups have misinterpreted Jihad as dying in the name of God. What is the real meaning of Jihad according to Islam? (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Editorial
The Holy Qur’an and interview with Dr. Terry Jones (Qudsi Rasheed - UK)
Repentance and Seeking Forgiveness
How God forgives a person who repents and seeks forgiveness from his sins. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Holy Prophet(saw)’s Kindness
Peerless examples from the life of the Holy Prophet(saw) of Islam that show his nobility of character, selflessness and generosity towards others. (Rafiq Hayat – UK)
Hadhrat ‘Amma Jaan’(ra)
In her character, conduct and forbearance the blessed wife of the Promised Messiah(as) was an example for all women – a brief life sketch. (AmtuShakoor Tayyaba Ahmed - UK)