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Do you recommend the Study Quran?

The Study Quran is a 2000 page discussion of the Qur’an, by 15 contributors led by renowned scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Containing maps, annotations, timelines and indices, it is said to offer a rigorous analysis of the Qur’an’s theological, metaphysical, historical, and geographical teachings and backgrounds. Scholars and commentators from around the world have lauded […]

Allah Breathing His Spirit Into Jesus? The Possible Meanings of this Verse & The Approach of Sunni Islam Towards Ambiguous Texts

Answered by Ustadh Faraz Khan Question: What is the meaning of the verse that states Allah blowing His spirit into Jesus? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, InshaAllah you are well. The verse in question is, “So We breathed into him of Our spirit” (66:12) What the Scholars of Exegesis Have Mentioned According to works of […]

Understanding the Qur’anic Verse “Slay them wherever you find them”: Balance, Justice, and Mercy in Islamic Rules of Jihad

Answered by Sidi Faraz Khan Question: Could you please explain the verse of the Qur’an, “slay the polytheists wherever you find them” [9:5]  What are the implications of this verse and why/when was it revealed? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, InshaAllah  you are well. The key to understanding the verse in question is to understand […]