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Forum: Religion and Spirituality Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 99
Posted By Woodrow LI
My thoughts are not much different from those of...

My thoughts are not much different from those of PTSUM.

What more can one do or need do than to follow the directions left by those who came before us? Our duty is to always be searchers, verify...
Forum: Islam Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 302
Posted By Woodrow LI
This is a question non-Muslims ask often in...

This is a question non-Muslims ask often in various forms.



To me, the Question indicates that many non-Muslims have no idea as to how Muslims are structured.
We do not have any form of...
Forum: Islam Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 302
Posted By Woodrow LI
And exactly who should be doing the protesting,...

And exactly who should be doing the protesting, to what audience and by what means? there are no centrally organized "Muslim Leaders"

We also get frustrated because people never see things like...
Forum: Islam Yesterday, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 72
Posted By Woodrow LI
A few things that need to be clarified along with...

A few things that need to be clarified along with the 87% such as how many women are in jail in Saudi? Also the stats from last year casts doubts on the claim that 87% of women in jail are there...
Forum: Islam 10-22-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
wa Alaikum Salaam, Good point. I agree...

wa Alaikum Salaam,

Good point. I agree modern historians could probably do a more accurate biography as they do have better tools at their disposal.
Forum: Islam 10-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
and the source of that chart is? From the...

and the source of that chart is?

From the link you provided




You are getting the opinion of either some scholars or alleged scholars. Nothing from any Islamic text.
Forum: Islam 10-22-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,261
Posted By Woodrow LI
I also mentioned the Ahadith and the Madhabs. ...

I also mentioned the Ahadith and the Madhabs. Which are Sunnah
Forum: Islam 10-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
It would be very easy to come to that conclusion...

It would be very easy to come to that conclusion if you believe Ishaq's Sira is a book of commandments for Muslims.

I was quite shocked at it when I first read it about 50 or so years ago.

I...
Forum: Islam 10-22-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 72
Posted By Woodrow LI
Not all things attributed to Muslims are Islamic....

Not all things attributed to Muslims are Islamic.

The video is quite offensive to me and I believe it is offensive to most Muslims. It is not appropriate for the Islamic forum.

1. I doubt if...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
Show me a single Genealogy that dates back to...

Show me a single Genealogy that dates back to Adam in the Qur'an or Ahadith.

If there are any genealogies they are the opinions of the individual expressing it and nothing from scripture.
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
That is something I have not found to be true....

That is something I have not found to be true. although for the first 65 years of my life I would have agreed with you.

The more I study Islam, the more I find it to be based upon Peace.
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,261
Posted By Woodrow LI
I disagree on both points. The Qur'an...

I disagree on both points.

The Qur'an mentions unbelievers (Kaffir) 10 times out of 6236 lines

The Ahadith of Bukhari mention Unbelievers 16 times out of approximately 7,275 Ahadith

The...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
If you look and even among the Muslims that post...

If you look and even among the Muslims that post here I believe you will find very few Muslims that believe Islam promotes violence.

I see no evidence that the terrorists are following Islam....
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
I am not aware of any geneology in Sunnah (Sunnah...

I am not aware of any geneology in Sunnah (Sunnah means to live as Muhammad(saws) lived. A geneology is not an act for us to follow, nothing to do with Sunnah)

Find me any evidence of Muslims that...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,261
Posted By Woodrow LI
I find it hard to come to the conclusion that a...

I find it hard to come to the conclusion that a doctrine promotes Hatred when it contains messages like these Ahadith


From Abu Hurayrah. The Messenger of God said: “When God created the...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
and? That does not contradict anything in...

and?

That does not contradict anything in the Qur'an.
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
On occasion I find a few that agree with me or I...

On occasion I find a few that agree with me or I should say who I agree with. Like in regards to the ONE unforgivable sin

HERE (http://islam.about.com/od/godallah/a/Shirk.htm)

HERE...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
The Adam/Eve story is quite vague in the Qur'an. ...

The Adam/Eve story is quite vague in the Qur'an. there is very little mention of him and none of Eve by name, All mention of Adam in the Qur'an is in relation to other topics.



There are...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,261
Posted By Woodrow LI
My question is why doesn't the media put any...

My question is why doesn't the media put any empjasis on Muslims that do condemn the actions of those who commit atrocities in the name of Islam.

There are no shortages of them, but they never...
Forum: Islam 10-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
I personally find that to be at least 99% of...

I personally find that to be at least 99% of Islam. We can disobey every other aspect of Islam and still enter heaven.

On the other hand we can obey every aspect of Islamic theology and will still...
Forum: Psychology 10-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,249
Posted By Woodrow LI
I was just now asking myself if I had read this...

I was just now asking myself if I had read this thread Recently. I couldn't remember reading it recently so I asked me and reminded myself I had read it a few times but had not posted recently.

I...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 183
Posted By Woodrow LI
When I use "We" I hope I am doing it in relation...

When I use "We" I hope I am doing it in relation to the Pillars and the Basic beliefs all Muslims are to believe.

While there is no firm obligation to believe the Basic beliefs, but they are what...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
We believe Allaah(swt) has no needs. He does not...

We believe Allaah(swt) has no needs. He does not need our worship nor anything from us.

But he did set up life as a learning experience and a path to achieve heaven. Part of that is the practice...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 183
Posted By Woodrow LI
We believe the only valid sources of Sunnah are...

We believe the only valid sources of Sunnah are the Ahadith, The Madhabs and the handed down traditions.

al-Tabari is recognized as a Scholar and His Tafsir of the Qur'an is read probably as much...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
The current five Pillars are specific for the...

The current five Pillars are specific for the Muslims of today. But they have some level of precedence in the earlier Abrahamic faiths.

1. Both Jews and Christians claim to believe there is only...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
Most Muslims do not think so. While it is...

Most Muslims do not think so.

While it is acknowledged that for 5 Crimes (Hadud) there is a maximum prescribed penalty, that being death. But the courts are encouraged to find reason to use the...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 336
Posted By Woodrow LI
Yes Muslim was a student of Bukhari. Many...

Yes Muslim was a student of Bukhari. Many probably most of the Ahadith in his compilation are directly from Bukhari. However he did verify the Isnad on some independently.

Even the Jews agree...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 183
Posted By Woodrow LI
However, it is known that your favorite book the...

However, it is known that your favorite book the "Sirat ul Rasul Allah" is not Sunnah nor scripture.

It seems to be only non-Muslims that think we believe it is Sunnah.
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 998
Posted By Woodrow LI
To say anyone is not a Muslim is to say they do...

To say anyone is not a Muslim is to say they do not Submit to God(swt) I believe Jesus(as) did submit to God(swt) making him a Muslim.

The forms of submission has differed from era to era but it...
Forum: Islam 10-19-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 670
Posted By Woodrow LI
The majority of Islamic nations have never had...

The majority of Islamic nations have never had the death penalty for religious reasons. Out of the 49 Islamic nations

Yes there have been 'Vigilante" killings in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Iraq,...
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