Religious Concepts Articles covering a wide range of Islamic and religious topics.

Tolerance: Its Importance in Social Life

Society is formed by groups of individuals who possess different elements that make them human. We all have our unique characteristics and personalities that make us different...

What is the Spirit? An Islamic Perspective

  By Mubasher Ahmad, M.A., LL.B. In the Arabic language in which the Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (sa), there are two words commonly used for human life....

Spiritualism or Organized Religion

By Rabia Salim As a parent and now a teacher, a term that I have come across a lot in the classroom over the last five years is mindfulness, and it makes me think of yoga and...

Spirituality and Prophethood

By Amtul Kafi Yadullah Bhunnoo Spirituality is “the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things”(1). Prophethood is a...

Justice System During Early Khilafat

“Darul-Qadha’a during the Rightly-Guided Khulafa” Throughout known human history lack of justice has been the root cause of decay and degradation of civilizations. No...

Who Will Defeat the Dajjal and How?

The Holy Prophet (sa) describes a man in the following Hadith (saying): “By the One who owns my soul, it is nigh, of a certainty, that the son of Mary will appear among you....

Could You Get Possessed?

We all catch common cold, flu, and other infections. Many of us get a flu shot every year for prevention, as bacteria and viruses are ubiquitous and all around us and the fear is...

False Prophets in Jewish Literature

In Jewish religious literature a true prophet is a spiritually elevated person who is commanded by God to convey His message to the people that they should obey His commandments...

Book Review: Criterion for Religions

The Criterion for Religions is a small book of 38 pages written by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian (as), the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, in 1895. Its Urdu title is Mi‘yarul...

Dajjal in Hadith Literature

There exist various Ahadith (sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (sa)) about the Dajjal, many of which are metaphorical. Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian (as), the Promised...