Archive for 2011

What is the True Purpose of a Mosque?
Mosques have been portrayed as breeding grounds for extremism and disorder. The reality however is the complete opposite. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Editorial
What does 7 billion mean for our future? (Amer Safir - UK)
The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam – Part 12
Continuing the serialisation of the acclaimed and profound essay based solely on the Holy Qur’an. This section looks at what happens to a person after death. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Life & Character of the Seal of the Prophets(saw) – Part 13
When the initial schemes of the Quraish to try to hinder the progress of the Muslims failed, they intensified their persecution to unimaginable proportions. (Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmad(ra))
Islam, Democracy, and Khilafat: A Response to The Economist
Is Islam compatible with liberal democracy? What are the implications of an Islamic caliphate? Questions posed by a recent article in The Economist are answered. (Nakasha Ahmad - USA, Shehzad Ahmad - UK)
A Symbol of Peace and Tolerance
At the laying of the foundation stone of what will be the first mosque of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Belgium, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Community worldwide explains what function the Muslim place of worship serves in the society. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Hajj – Pilgrimage to the House of God
Millions of Muslims from all countries, all races and of all ages gather once a year in Makkah for the ultimate Pilgrimage. A comprehensive guide to the Pilgrimage including the philosophy behind the rituals pilgrims perform. (Malik Jamil R. Rafiq - Rabwah Pakistan)
Editorial
Ultimate Unity (Amer Safir - UK)
Notes & Comments
Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws (Maleeha Ahmad - Rabwah Pakistan)
The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam – Part 11
Continuing the serialisation of the acclaimed and profound essay based solely on the Holy Qur’an. This section looks at the Second Question posed at the Conference of Great Religions: what happens after a person dies? (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Life & Character of the Seal of the Prophets(saw) – Part 12
The Quraish offered the Prophet Muhammad(saw) power, beautiful women and immense wealth in return for renouncing his faith. For the most Perfect Man, however, material items were of no value. (Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmad(ra))
Book Review
Understanding Each Other After 9-11 – What Everyone Should Know About the Religions of the World (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
From the Archives: ‘Eid-ul’-Adha
One of the most important days for Muslims, ‘Eid-ul’-Adha is the Muslim festival of sacrifice commemorating Abraham(as) offering his son Ishmael(as) for sacrifice. What is the real significance of this day for the faithful?
Halloween – Harmless or Harmful Fun?
Halloween is associated with pumpkins, scary costumes and trick or treating. Behind the innocent fun, however, is the reality and history of the darker side of sorcery, occultist rituals and spiritism, still practiced today. (Navida Sayed - UK)
Editorial
Play a Part in The Review of Religions. (Amer Safir - UK)