Can one be religious without depending on religions? Yes. Can one be Muslim and believe in the Gospel and the Torah? Yes, of course. Can one grow up in a remote part of the Persian Empire, but feel Roman, Greek and inhabitant of the World? Absolutely yes, and Jalāl ad-Dīn
Muslim (In Arabic مُسْلِمًا from the Arab-Persian Muslimān) is the name of a believer that professes Islam. Both terms comes from the Arabic word “one who submits [to GOD, to the Faith]”. Islam is name given to the Abrahamic religion that follows Mohammed as prophet. In Arabic literally means “submission”
The Third Temple (Hebrew: בית המקדש השלישי, Beit haMikdash haShlishi, literally: “The Holy Third House“) would be the third Temple in Jerusalem, after the rebuilt of the first (Solomon’s Temple) and Second Temple. It will be the Temple of the “One GOD” of Jewish people and mentioned in Holy Texts
Bahira (Arabic: بحيرى, Classical Syriac: ܒܚܝܪܐ), or Sergius the Monk to the Latin West, was an Arab Ebionite, Nestorian or possibly gnostic nazir monk who, according to Islamic tradition, foretold to the adolescent Muhammad his future as a prophet. His name derives from the Syriac bḥīrā, meaning “tested (by GOD)
Matthew the Apostle (Hebrew: מַתִּתְיָהוּ Mattityahu or מתי Matt, متى Arabic “Gift of YHVH“; Greek: Ματθαῖος; Coptic: ⲙⲁⲧⲑⲉⲟⲥ, Matthaios; also known as Saint Matthew and as Levi) was, according to the Christian Bible, one of the twelve apostles of the Master (“Rabbi”) Jesus and, according to Christian tradition, one of
Ilm (Arabic: علم “knowledge”) is the Arabic term for knowledge. However central the idea of ‘ilm to Islamic intellectual culture, it was an essentialist concept, assumed to be a fixed and identifiable (if undefined) object or fact. It has a much wider connotation than its synonyms in English and other
Islam will be the largest religion in the world by 2070 and is the only faith growing faster than the global population, a US Pew Research Centre has said. The Pew Research Centre analysed demographic changes in major world religions and found the population of people describing themselves as Muslim
Shema Yisrael (or Sh’ma Yisrael; Hebrew: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל; “Hear, [Oh] Israel”) are the first two words of a section of the Torah, and is the title (sometimes shortened to simply Shema) of a prayer that serves as a centerpiece of the morning and evening Jewish prayer services. The first verse
Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the human species or human nature. A misanthrope or misanthropist is someone who holds such views or feelings. The word’s origin is from the Greek words μῖσος (misos, “hatred”) and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”). The condition is often confused with asociality.
Abrahamic Religions currently there are about 3.4 billion believers in the world, and this according to 2020 statistics, corresponds to about 56% of the entire world population. They are widely spread in all areas of the World, starting from the Western regions as well as those of Southeast Asia. Together,
ALLAH (in Arabic: الله) is the Arabic word referring to GOD in Abrahamic religions. The word is thought to be derived by contraction from al-ilāh, which means “the god”, and is related to El and Elohim, the Hebrew words for GOD. The word has been also used by Arabs of different religions since pre-Islamic times.
Muḥammad (Arabic: محمد; c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE) is the central figure of Islam and widely regarded as its founder by non-Muslims. He is known as the “Holy Prophet” to Muslims sent by GOD (Arabic: ALLAH) to mankind to restore the religion, believed by Muslims to be the unaltered original monotheistic faith of Adam, Abraham,
In Islamic eschatology, the Mahdi (Arabic: مهدي: Mahdī “Guided one” [by GOD]) is the prophesied redeemer of Islam who will rule for five, seven, nine, or nineteen years (according to differing interpretations) before the Day of Judgement (yawm al-qiyamah, literally, the Day of Resurrection) and will rid the World of
Religious texts, also known as Scripture, Scriptures, Holy Writ, or Holy Books, are the Texts which various Religious traditions consider to be sacred, or central to their religious tradition. Many religions and spiritual movements believe that their sacred texts are divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. History of religious texts
Islam (Arabic: الإسلام, al-ʾIslām) is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based upon the Qur’an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim Word of GOD (in Arabic language: ALLAH), and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the Sunnah, composed of