Tag: Koran

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 1: The First Person Plural of Majesty)

Qur'an

Greetings, all. As I read through Muhammad Abdel Haleem’s English translation of the Qur’an recently, I highlighted everything that either didn’t make sense to me or that I found interesting in relation to Christianity and/or my own philosophical perspective. What I would like to… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 1: The First Person Plural of Majesty)”

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”

‘Christians, Muslims, and Jesus’ by Mona Siddiqui (book review)

A portrait photo of Mona Siddiqui

I am convinced that there is one God.  This is not the God of one particular religion only, but the God of all religions and of all creation.  This is important because it means that different religions, with their various and differing dogmas and… Continue Reading “‘Christians, Muslims, and Jesus’ by Mona Siddiqui (book review)”