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Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness

Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness – Dr. Arif Nayed  In this paper, Aref Nayed argues that the way to improve societal relations and promote peace within and between communities is by developing the theological concepts of “neighbourliness” and “proximity”. Dr Aref Ali Nayed is a Libyan Islamic scholar and the Libyan Ambassador to […]

Has Cantor Proved the Muslim Theologians Wrong?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Khan Question: 1. The universe can never be infinite because otherwise we would never exist. But how come God is infinite if the universe can’t be infinite? 2. Do Zeno’s paradox and Cantor’s work in mathematics show that actual infinite does exist in reality? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray […]

Kalam Jadid, Islamization & The Worldview of Islam: Operationalizing the Neo-Ghazalian, Attasian Vision by Adi Setia

Kalam Jadid, Islamization & The Worldview of Islam: Operationalizing the Neo-Ghazalian, Attasian Vision by Adi Setia Adi Setia is Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Department of General Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia. Shared with permission from the author. Download: Kalam Jadid, Islamization and Worldview of Islam Kalam Jadid Islamization & Worldview of […]

The Sunni Position on the Speech of Allah

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: It is said that the Mutazilites deny Allah’s affirmative attributes, eg. they believe that Allah doesn’t have the attribute of speech, rather they believe that Allah speaks through His entity, SubhanaHu wa t’ala.  I don’t understand the difference between 1. Allah speaking because He has the attribute of […]