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The spiritual significance of the last nights of Ramadhan ...

 

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Julia Khadija Lafene...

 

Why I am not a Revert...

 

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As Islam’s power of...

 

The abundance of the holy month of Ramadhan...

 

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It is in your power to attain goodness ...

 

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Human beings are becoming...

 

Communication with God ...

 

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While we all hope for the...

 

WHY I CHOSE ISLAM...

 

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Traversing the path of conversion...

 

Piety in Parenting ...

 

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Parenthood is...

 

Karbala:From history to epic...

 

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With the coming of the month...

 

Decree and Destiny: How much control do human beings have over their lives?...

 

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The limits of human free...

 

Self-Building: A means to attain the perfect pray...

 

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Praying is one...

 

The Opened Doors to Salvation...

 

issue 23- September / October 2014

Many religious groups...

 

What if your entire memory was erased......

 

issue 22 - August 2014

Thanking God for gifting...

 

An Islamic response to the Assisted Dying Bill...

 

issue 22- August 2014

The Assisted Dying Bill was...

 

Understanding virtue and vice : A lesson for the holy month of Ramadhan...

 

issue21/July 2014/ Ramadhan Special

During the month of Ramadhan...

 

A SEASON FOR THE SOUL Month of Sha’ban - Realising Hope...

 

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A SEASON FOR THE SOUL...

 

Consciousness; The Islamic Perspective...

 

issue 20 - June 2014
Drawing on verses of the...

 

A Rose dedicated to the Prophet Muhammad(s)...

 

issue 20 June 2014
Known in the West by its...

 

Islam A Theology of Liberation...

 

issue 19 - May 2014
Considering Liberation Theology to be...

 

A season for the soul; Month of Rajab: Beyond Intentions...

 

issue 19 - May 2014
Batool Haydar considers...

 

Growing into a better Muslim...

 

issue 18 - April 2014
batool Haydar looks at the...

 

Self-Knowledge...

 

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Drawing upon a rich Islamic...

 

True Colours...

 

issue 17 - March 2014
Batool Haydar shines a light...

 

Wisdom and Suffering...

 

issue 17 - March 2014
Alexander Khaleeli discusses the age...

 

Save for the love of my relatives...

 

issue 16 - February
Alexander Khaleeli discusses the sacred position...

 

When abortion is the last resort...

 

issue 16 - February 2014
The issue of termination of...

 

Prophets & Profit - An Islamic Perspective on Wealth...

 

issue 15 - January 2014
In a time when Capitalism...

 

From Knowledge to Belief...

 

issue 15 - January 2014
There is a close relation...

 

Travelling Light...

 

issue 14 - December 2013
Batool Haydar explores the...

 

‘Read, in the name of your Lord!’...

 

issue 14 - December 2013

Read! (iqra’) was the...

 

KARBALA: Keeping the message alive...

 

Issue 13 - November 2013
Is the message behind the...

 

Divine Destiny and Decree...

 

Issue 13 - November 2013
Each theological belief we hold...

 

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Issue 12 - October 2013

Increased production and consumption...

 

Euthanasia Examined...

 

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At the Crossroads...

 

Issue 10 - August 2013

Alexander Khaleeli looks...

 

Building Upon Silence ...

 

Issue 10 - August 2013

Drawing upon...

 

Mental and personality disorder recovery An Islamic perspective ...

 

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Islam Opposed to Terror ...

 

Issue 9 - July 2013

Taking a...

 

The Holy Month of Ramadhan ...

 

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The holy month...

 

Ramadhan; a Thirty-day challenge...

 

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I have come this far...

 

The Afterlife and the reality of our ephemeral existence...

 

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When there is widespread...

 

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Evolving Revelation

issue 28 - July / August 2015

In 1965, under the direction of Pope Paul VI, the Second Vatican Council made historic changes to the Church’s policies and theology. These changes were crystallised in a document known as Nostra Aetate, Latin for ‘In Our Time,’ a document that revolutionised the Catholic Church’s approach towards other religions. For the first time it acknowledged the possibility that other religions ‘reflect rays of that Truth which enlightens all men’. In this document the Catholic Church attempted to introduce new terms for dialogue with specific references to Judaism and Islam. The church was attempting to redress a centuries-long painful relationship.
The Nostra Aetate was an open call to the Church to dialogue with other world religions from a premise of an acknowledged existence of common grounds especially in relation to the other monotheistic faiths of the Abrahamic branch; Judaism and Islam. In relation to Islam we read:
‘The Church regards with esteem also the Muslims. They adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has spoken to men; they take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable decrees, just as Abraham, with whom the faith of Islam takes pleasure in linking itself, submitted to God. Though they do not
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