THE QURAN’S IMPACT ON THE WORLD
Before the coming of Islam the world was in a state of oppression and injustice. Pre-Islamic Arabia was a dreadful place to live in as the Arabs were a people without any set moral values. Slavery was an economic institution of the Arabs. Male and female slaves were bought and sold like animals, and they formed the most depressed class of the Arabian society. Illiteracy was common among the Arabs, as were alcoholism and adultery. Those with power and money took advantage of the poor by charging 100 per cent
WHAT DOES THE QUR’AN TEACH?
There is a profound question that each and every one of us reflects on at some point during our lives:
“Why am I here, what is my purpose?”
The Qur’an puts forward a simple but powerful argument with regards to our origins:
Were they created without any agent? Were they the creators? [52:35]
The Qur’an engages its audience by inviting us to ponder some rational, logical questions which we can use to arrive at a conclusion about our origins. The first question that the Qur’an poses to us
WHAT IS THE QURAN?
There have been many incredible works of literature, such as Shakespeare’s plays and fantasy epics like Lord of the Rings. What ties these works together is that they are the product of great human minds. As amazing as these works are, can you imagine how much more amazing a book would be if God Himself authored it, surely it would be the greatest book ever produced. Moreover, imagine that God answers all the important questions that human beings have about life, such as why we are here and
Reflect on the following powerful images with deep and thought provoking Qur’anic verses.
READ THE QURAN
The Noble Quran is a book of guidance and spiritual progress.
This book outlines the values and beliefs that can make you the best person you can be. It teaches a way of thinking that is positive, progressive and solution-oriented. Any person who adopts the worldview of this book becomes aperson who believes in justice for all, equality for all and personal responsibility.
The Quran is a book of persuasion – it is a book that speaks to you like a friend. Stories of famous people are
THE QURAN AND SCIENCE
Science has changed the world. From medicine to telecommunications, science has improved our lives and well-being in ways that no other field of study has achieved. Simply put, science continually elevates our lives, and our understanding of the world and the universe.
Thus, it is not surprising that many of us see science as the yardstick for truth, or as the only way to establish the truth about man, life and the universe. Although science is phenomenal, it can’t answer all the questions. It has limitations. It cannot be our only