December 2011

Editorial
What does 7 billion mean for our future? (Amer Safir - UK)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi 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))