Monthly Archives: January 2018

Saudi Arabia seizes more than $100bn in settlements

Those arrested as part of the ‘anti-corruption purge’ were held collectively in Riyadh’s Ritz-Carton hotel [Reuters] Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said that the kingdom has seized more than $100bn in anti-corruption settlements. The amount – SAR400bn ($106.7bn) – represented various types of assets, including real estate, commercial entities, cash and more,…

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Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session       Professor Ehrman is more direct in his assertion: Critical scholars are fairly unified today in thinking that Matthew did not write the First Gospel or John the Fourth, that Peter did not write 2 Peter and possibly not 1 Peter. No other book of the New Testament claims to be written by one of Jesus’ earthly disciples. There are books by the apostle of Paul, of course. Thirteen go by his name in the New Testament, at least seven of which are accepted by nearly all scholars as authentic. 221 Why, then, do our bibles label the four gospels as Matthew, Mark, Luke and John? Some scholars, Ehrman being…

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CAN IS RELIGIONISING POLITICS

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has begun subterranean mobilization of Christians in the country in preparation for the 2019 general elections. In CAN’s most recent election-related stunt, particularly on social media, Christians were instructed to shun Muslim candidates (especially President Muhammadu Buhari) and to vote massively for Christian candidates…

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Another Step Taken – Knowislam.com.ng

AlhamduliLlah, at knowislam.com.ng, we have taken another step in bringing pristine Islam closer to the people in a world where rationalists, modernists and liberals are the representatives of the Deen in the sight of non-Muslims. Earlier, we stated our intent to make the website available for scholars of the deen…

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CHEATING AND DECEPTION

CHEATING and DECEPTION Cheating and deception are despicable characteristics that are beneath a decent person. Intentionally distorting the truth in order to mislead others contradicts the values of honesty, which requires an attitude of sincerity, straightforwardness, and fairness that leaves no room for cheating, lying, trickery, or deceit. There are…

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Important Message From Knowislam.com.ng

Yesterday, I was with Ustaadh Kabir Al-asfar, Sirnucy Lafiagi and Ibn Abdillah As-sudaissy. We discussed problems facing the Muslim world. This is a world where we say more and do less. Given that there are many Muslims out there who do not even know many scholars of the Deen, something…

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