Radical Muslim Scholars demand UN impose worldwide ban on ‘Contempt of Religion’

The following has been reported … Earlier this week, the Qatar-based international Union of Muslim Scholars– headed by Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the spiritual guide of Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood– called upon the United Nations to make “contempt of religions” illegal.In a statement released on Tuesday, the Union said that there should be “protection for ‘prophets’” and urged … Read moreRadical Muslim Scholars demand UN impose worldwide ban on ‘Contempt of Religion’

Responding to Islamic Violence – Which Interpretation of the Quran is the right one?

Adam Walker, Spokesperson of the London based Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, has written an article in the Independent entitled “Are peaceful Muslims in denial about their religion?“, and there he makes a case for the Quran being fundamentally a non-violent text. Such a stance is of course to be applauded … oh but wait, there is a bit … Read moreResponding to Islamic Violence – Which Interpretation of the Quran is the right one?

Does the Quran really state that the earth is flat?

The simple one word answer is “Yes”, I was writing about this a few days ago and clarified that the Quran does indeed promote a flat-earth view. There are many verses such as the following … 15:19 And the earth We have spread out (like a carpet); set thereon mountains firm and immovable; and produced therein all … Read moreDoes the Quran really state that the earth is flat?

Allah is not very good at geography, biology or even maths.

Islam claims that its holy book, the Quran, was authored by a god, and apparently Allah recited it all to Muhammad through an angel called Gabriel. Because these are the words of a God it is claimed to be perfect and asserted to not be wrong. Is this a credible claim? To answer that we shall briefly wade … Read moreAllah is not very good at geography, biology or even maths.