Responsibilities of a Muslim by Dr. Israr Ahmad

The long standing political and moral decline of the Muslim Ummah has reslted, among other things, in a serious distortion of our very concept of Islam itself. We have grown accustomed to viewing Islam as a mere “religion,” instead of using the original Qur’anic term “Deen.” This apparently minor change in semantics is actually a … Read more

The 100 – A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History – Muhammad (PBUH) No. 1! by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

FOREWORD Muhammad (PBUH) the Greatest To every Muslim on this planet, irrespective of cultural, geographical and political differences, Muhammad (PBUH) is Allah’s greatest creation and was sent as a mercy for all mankind. A thousand million Muslims however, do not require any surveys, lists or research to arrive at this conclusion. It is a non-negotiable … Read more

The God that Never Was! by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

Note: This compilation was done at the Islamic Propagation Centre, Durban, South Africa. Islam is the only religion which teaches the existence of a PERFECT God. A perfect God means that there is no sharer in His Nature and His Attributes: “Say: He is God, the One and Only; God, the Eternal, Absolute; He begetteth … Read more

The Objective and Goal of Muhammad’s Prophethood (PBUH) by Dr. Israr Ahmad

(This paper was originally presented by Dr. Israr Ahmad in the fifth session of the second annual “Quran Conference” held on March 26, 1975, at Jinnah Hall, Lahore.) We Muslims believe that the best of all human beings — Muhammad, may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him — was much more than just one … Read more

The Obligations the Muslims owe to the Quran by Dr. Israr Ahmad

The pathetic and disastrous condition of the Muslim Ummah throughout the world is due to the abandoning of the Holy Qur’an by the Muslims. The attitude of indifference that we constantly show towards the last of the Allah’s Revelations, along with our hypocritical lip-service, is tantamount to ridiculing it. Instead, we must clearly understand our … Read more

The Quran and World Peace by Dr. Israr Ahmad

I shall deal with the topic of “The Quran and World Peace” at three different levels, viz., the peace and tranquility of an individual person, the socio-political peace of a group, and finally, world peace. An Individual Person’s Peace and Tranquility One may be surprised that I am embarking upon a discussion of world peace … Read more

“That Prophet”? by Shaikh Yusuf Estes

Who was he? “The Comforter, the Spirit of Truth, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said unto you.” [Bible – John 14:26] Jesus, the son of Mary, said, “A messenger will come after me, named Ahmad.” [Qur’an 61:6] The chief … Read more

The Status of Women in Islam by Dr. Jamal Badawi

“The Status of Women in society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one. The position of Islam on this issue has been among the subjects presented to the Western reader with the least objectivity. This paper is intended to provide a brief and authentic exposition of what Islam stands for … Read more

What the Bible says about Muhammad? by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, The subject of this evening’s talk – “What the Bible says about Muhammad” will no doubt come as a surprise to many of you because the speaker is a Muslim. How does it come about that a Muslim happens to be expounding prophecies from the Jewish and Christian Scriptures? As … Read more

What is His Name? by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat

This book is also available under the title, ‘Atnatu – A Novel Concept of God.’ Say: “Call upon Allah or call upon Rahman: by whatever name ye call upon Him (it is well): for to Him belong the Most Beautiful Names. (Holy Quran 17:110) CHAPTER ONE: BELIEF IN GOD UNIVERSAL WHAT IS HIS NAME? At … Read more

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