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Islam and the Problem of Israel: Jewish Universalism and Ethnocentrism (0)

- From Chapter 6: "Jewish Universalism and Ethnocentrism" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, “Islam and the Problem of Israel”, Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Distinguishing the Revelation from Its Text From the standpoint of Islam, there can be... Read More

Appendix: Dialogue On The Nature of Islamic Da’wah (0)

- Khurshid Ahmad opened the discussion of Dr. al-Faruqi's paper with the following prepared response. Some parts of a background paper he circulated at the consultation have also been incorporated in this final version. Ahmad: First of all I would... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: The Emancipation and its Aftermath (0)

- From Chapter 3: "The Emancipation and its Aftermath" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Revelation vs. Reason The revelation which came to Muhammad (SAAW) summoned reason to prove... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation (0)

- From Chapter 2: "Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) The Christians understood, or misunderstood, the career of... Read More

Towards An Islamic Theory of Meta-Religion (0)

- The relation of Islam to the other religions has been established by God in His revelation, the Qur'an. No Muslim therefore may deny it; since for him the Qur'an is the ultimate religious authority. Muslims regard the Qur'an as God's own word... Read More

Why Islam? (4)

- Within Islam it is both legitimate and right to ask the question: "why Islam?" Every tenet in Islam is subject to analysis and contention. No other religion is willing to subject its basic fundamentals of faith to such questioning. For example, Saint... Read More