National Geographic made a documentary about the Holy Qur’an and gave it the title ‘Inside Koran’. Following is my brief response to various issues raised therein. Some of the issues I have dealt with already so I will only give links to my earlier articles. And on some issues I will simply give links to other sites. That is the only way to deal with so many red herrings thrown in a hurry.
Certain Orientalists, Christian Missionaries and cultists, followers of Rashad Khalifa, often raise the issue of the last two verses of Surah (No. 9) Al-Bar’aa/At-Tauba that were found only with one companion. It happened during the compilation of Qur’an in time of Abu Bakr (RA). Such Christians allege that these two verses are therefore of dubious authority and the claim of Qur'anic infallibility is thus invalid.
(An Excerpt from Mufti Taqi Usmani’s ‘Ulum-ul-Quran)
Translation by Dr. Muhammad Swaleh Siddiqui published under the title An Approach to Qur’anic Sciences, Darul Isha’at Karachi 2000.
Transcription in e-format and correction of mistakes in the translation by Waqar Akbar Cheema
Ever wondered why Christian missionaries come up with all kinds of stupid arguments in their bid to confuse the Truth? The answer is simple. For years they have been envious of the steady and deep inroads Islam has made into the hearts and minds of the people in the West. Decades ago, Adolf Hitler said;
“… it may be remarked that the progress made by the missions in spreading the Christian Faith abroad was only quite modest in comparison with the spread of Mohammedanism.” (Mein Kampf, Translated and annotated by James Murphy, Hurst & Blackett Ltd., Dec. 1939 p. 225)
It have always received suggestions for making a document of my rebuttals on various issues and I was lackadaisical on this. But then I got even some harsh comments about this, so I had to comply :)
This is vol.1 of the Compendium of Answers to Allegations Islam and has not all but 30 responses. Rest will come in subsequent volumes in sets of 30, insha'Allah (If Allah so Wills!)
Christian missionaries are too excited about the narration from Sahih Bukhari that talks about Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) alleged suicide attempts and they go far in deriving conclusion from it, thanks to their speculative reasoning faculty!
Let us analyze the narration and see how far the claim is true scrutinizing the point according to the rules of narration.