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Debate/Dialogue on ISLAM AND ATHEISM: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION (Peter Slezak & Faraz Nomani)

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October 20, 2014 • Atheism, Debates, Featured, MDI Australia, Videos

MDI is proud to feature a video of a debate held in University of New South Wales (Australia) on 26th September 2014, between MDI member, Faraz Nomani and Atheist and professor, Dr Peter Slezak. With the onset of modernity, religion has been increasingly pushed out of the public sphere as something of the past. However,… Read More ›

Current Affairs »

How ISIS are following the Bible

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As Muslims it grows tiring to hear Islamophobes claiming that ISIS, or the Islamic State, are actually good Muslims simply following the teachings of the Quran, and the example of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). This argument is particularly being used by certain Christian speakers, and so we have decided to turn the tables to show… Read More ›

Videos »

Debate/Dialogue on ISLAM AND ATHEISM: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION (Peter Slezak & Faraz Nomani)

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MDI is proud to feature a video of a debate held in University of New South Wales (Australia) on 26th September 2014, between MDI member, Faraz Nomani and Atheist and professor, Dr Peter Slezak. With the onset of modernity, religion has been increasingly pushed out of the public sphere as something of the past. However,… Read More ›

MDI News »

Upcoming Debate: “Is Islam a religion of Peace?” (NUI Galway, Ireland)

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The Literary & Debating Society at the National University of Ireland, Galway are hosting the debate ‘Is Islam a religion of Peace?’ at 7.00pm on Thursday 9th October 2014 (at the Kirwan, NUI, Galway). Event Details: In recent times, Islam has come to occupy a central place in discussion about law, policy and the future… Read More ›

Islam »

Jesus’ miracles from an Islamic perspective

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According to the Quran Jesus (pbuh) performed several miracles:  [And mention] when the angels said, “O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary – distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah ]…. Read More ›

Responses to anti-Islamic Polemics »

Turkey’s top Muslim cleric condemns ISIS as un-Islamic

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Hurriyet Daily News The jihadist militants who have been committing atrocities in the name of Islam cannot belong to the faith, Turkey’s top cleric has declared, while also voicing his desire to visit the Gaza Strip together with religious scholars when conditions permit. “When pronouncing the name of these kinds of formations, please abbreviate. Use… Read More ›

Christianity »

If the Jewish Bible foretold of Jesus’ death and resurrection, why was nobody expecting it?

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Christian apologists constantly claim that Jesus’ mission was foretold in the Old Testament. Things like the messiah coming and dying the sins of mankind, and then resurrecting after three days, was all prophesized by the prophets of old. There is a big problem with this however, and it is a problem that Christian apologists have… Read More ›

Liberalism & Secular Democracy »

The Making of Western Civilisation and the War on Islam

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  The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their dish. Someone asked: Will that be because of our small numbers at that time? He replied: No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish… Read More ›

Atheism »

God is not absent

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It’s often said by atheists, ‘where is God’, and with all the problems we see facing our world today, such calls become more and more common. So where is God in all of this? Why is he letting bad things happen? Why isn’t he getting involved to sort things out? One thing we can say… Read More ›

Feminism »

The Muslim “Feminist” (who isn’t really a “Feminist”)

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“Feminism” has been stalking Muslim women. It has been quietly was-wasa-whispering that it deeply and fully understands the liberation that Muslim women seek – that it understands Muslim women better than Muslim women do (and definitely better than their Creator does!). “Feminism” has been vowing, nay threatening, that it alone is the answer to injustices… Read More ›

History »

The Covenant of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christian Monks of Mount Sinai by Dr John Andrew Morrow

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A fascinating presentation by Dr John Andrew Morrow  on the historical evidence for Prophet Muahmmed (saaw) policy of tolerance to Christians. He considers all the evidence from an objective view, and deals with many of the claims presented by Islamophobic pseudo-historians. He has published a book entitled The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the… Read More ›

Zionism »

Arabs in Israel decry racial discrimination

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Al Jazeera As a Palestinian citizen of Israel, 21-year-old Shadan Jabareen says she has experienced institutionalised discrimination since she was a child. In 1994, her parents wanted to get away from the constant noise and the overcrowded Umm al-Fahm and move to a Jewish-Israeli community. “My dad heard an advertisement on the radio for homes… Read More ›

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