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Does Faith Constrain Progress and Use of Science

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Does faith require abandoning reason, reflecting on the matter, searching for physical answers and finding physical solutions? As per religion, using material means, experimentally proven knowledge and medication is not problematic. For instance, in psychological disorders and … Continue reading

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Non-Contradiction between Faith & Science 

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Qur’an is not a book of science. But, to present its basic message, it focuses our attention on different realities, both within our consciousness and in the outside natural phenomena. Modern science has not found any error … Continue reading

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The Scientific Method & Faith-Based Worldview

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In simple words, science is knowledge established by observation and experimentation through an objective process. Science tries to disentangle useful knowledge about the matter so that this knowledge can be put to effective use. For the physical … Continue reading

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Exploring Meaning of Life

This book aims to understand the position of science and faith on questions of meaning in existence. Mutual understanding of original views of both camps is necessary for the mutual progress and co-existence of both empirical knowledge and values in … Continue reading

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Who Is Muhammad (Prophet PBUH)

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In early 2015, Muslims took to twitter to introduce our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to the world. Below are some of the tweets by the scribe. Who said “Accustom yourselves to do good if people do good, … Continue reading

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Does Science Pose Challenge to Islamic Worldview

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In simple words, science is knowledge established by observation and experimentation through an objective process. Scientific knowledge substantiates that the design, variety and balance in the universe is complex, intricate and detailed. Science tries to disentangle useful … Continue reading

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Recent Controversies about Freedom of Speech

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Once the disbelievers injured Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) so much that His (pbuh) shoes got filled with blood. But, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) only asked mercy of Allah for them. He (pbuh) forgave those in Fath-e-Makkah who tortured Him … Continue reading

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