Al-Quran, as a Guide of Science

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AL-QUR’AN reveals as a way of life and that is no doubt in it. The Qur’an also contains a lot of scientific information that can be used to guide the advance of science.

However, when the verses of the Qur’an that contain scientific message conveyed to scientists who do not believe in the existence of God who created the universe, what will happen is a battle and bet. Fighting between scientific fact that they express the meaning and content of the verses of the Qur’an, as well as betting on capacity and their scholarly reputations. Both will obtains positive thing if they are a sort of people who have a heart and an open mind. However, if they have a heart and a closed mind, all the research will not lead them to the real truth.

In front of all the truths of the Qur’an, that has been revealed by modern science, the scientists divided into two groups: the first group, scientists who believe and live faithful. Such as prof. Tagada Sahlul from Chiang Mai University. Continue reading

Letter from the Palestinian Muslimah

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ASSALAMUALAIKUM warahmatullah ….

My sister, Aninda …

If only you know, we here in Palestine is like the daughter who has been always ogled by men masher named Jewish. Every time we showered with bullets, bombs, mortar, and shot blindly. The goal is not only fighters, but children and women and the elderly. We are proud because our country where the martyrs.

Sister in faith,

Sometimes I crave a peaceful country like Indonesia, for we could raise our children someday be useful to the nation, religion and the survival of our offspring … but the promise was willing. Continue reading

Does ISIS really have nothing to do with Islam? Islamic apologetics carry serious risks.

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In this file photo, a Muslim woman releases a dove as a symbol of peace during a rally against the Islamic State group, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Every time the Islamic State commits yet another attack or atrocity, Muslims, particularly Western Muslims, shudder. Attacks like the ones in Paris mean another round of demands that Muslims condemn the acts, as if we should presume guilt, or perhaps some indirect taint.

The impulse to separate Islam from the sins and crimes of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is understandable, and it often includes statements such as ISIS has “nothing to do with Islam” or that ISIS is merely “using Islam” as a pretext. The sentiment is usually well-intentioned. We live in an age of growing anti-Muslim bigotry, where mainstream politicians now feel license to say things that might have once been unimaginable. Continue reading