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Running life with disregard to the maker’s instructions

Running life with disregard to the maker’s instructions

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Humans can only become the person God created them to be and live life to its best and fullest meaning when they apply the rules and standards their Maker has set out for them in His Book. It, alone, can bring them to the purest and highest state of being and give them the best possible direction, as indicated in the Qur’anic verse: “Indeed, this Qur’an guides to that which is most just and right.” (Qur’an 17:9)

Purpose: Reason for Being

Purpose: Reason for Being

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Within every human is an innate desire for ultimate meaning and purpose. It cannot be escaped, as it goes to the root of human nature. Deep inside, humans want their lives to count for something much more than mere existence.

An Inevitable Point of Realization

An Inevitable Point of Realization

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It was narrated that a Bedouin was traveling on his camel when his camel suddenly dropped dead. He descended from the camel’s back and started circling it while meditatively saying:Why don’t you get up? Why don’t you come back to life?Here are your limbs! They are perfectly complete and your body is sound!

Flies Continue to Astonish

Flies Continue to Astonish

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“The brain of the fly performs a very sophisticated calculation, in a very short amount of time, to determine where the danger lies and exactly how to bank for the best escape, doing something different if the threat is to the side, straight ahead or behind.”

God’s Power of Creation and Creativity

God’s Power of Creation and Creativity

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Six major names and attributes of God as the Creator are stated in the Qur’an. Each of which provides a different aspect and insight into the divine power of creation and the composite process of creation, making it clear that every detail of creation was perfectly planned and performed directly by God, leaving nothing to chance or to someone or something else.

What, Exactly, Is Life?

What, Exactly, Is Life?

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What is life? What is awareness? What is conscience? Or, more to the point, what makes something alive and conscious? Science still has no answers for these questions.

Today vs. the Past

Today vs. the Past

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A fundamental rift occurred in the West in the relationship between science and religion after the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection in 1859, in which he argued that all life is the product of purely undirected natural forces – time, chance, and a process he called ‘natural selection and random mutations.’

Scientists’ Stance toward Religion

Scientists’ Stance toward Religion

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For most of history, up until the middle of the 19th century, science and religion were viewed as co-workers in the human quest for understanding, in which science served as an avenue to deeper faith in, and appreciation of, the Creator.

The Role of Science

The Role of Science

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Basically, science is about exploring and understanding the natural world through observation and experimentation. Diverse and infinite realities exist, both within and outside the reach of normal senses; and, it is through science that humans can learn about them to enhance their well-being.

Kinesin...The Cell’s Postal System

Kinesin...The Cell’s Postal System

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The motor protein kinesin carries cellular cargo along roadways in cells, called microtubules. In a sense, it acts like a postman delivering parcels inside the cell.

The Staggering Complexity of a Living Cell

The Staggering Complexity of a Living Cell

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At the time of Darwin and his contemporaries, the cell appeared to be no more than a black spot under the simple light microscope, which was the first microscope to be used in the study of the cell. It consisted of a single, small, convex lens with 25-times magnification power.

Uncaused or self-caused universe

Uncaused or self-caused universe

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For atheists, the universe and all that it contains is the product of mere chance, shaped by mindless, undirected processes of nature without plan, purpose, or meaning; and, ultimately, it does not point to the hand of a Creator.

Creation of the Universe

Creation of the Universe

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The descriptions of creation in the Qur’an are primarily messages from God, rather than factual or historical accounts. They are intended to stimulate the readers or listeners into contemplating the order and magnificence of the universe and thinking about the Creator Who is behind it all.