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Allah Speaks

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Allah speaks. The Qur’an is a book of Allah speaking directly to Muhammad and to other human beings. The … Continue reading

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The Clear, Magnificent, Wise, Glorious, Noble, Amazing, Arabic Qur’an

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Allah, the Most High, Creator of the Heavens and the Earth, Master of all that exists, calls the Qur’an … Continue reading

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walking the phoniness walk

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem (The Prophet said that our way of life, Islam, is sincerity.) you say your way of life is sincerity … Continue reading

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The People of Qaaroon

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem إِنَّ قَارُونَ كَانَ مِن قَوْمِ مُوسَىٰ فَبَغَىٰ عَلَيْهِمْ ۖ وَآتَيْنَاهُ مِنَ الْكُنُوزِ مَا إِنَّ مَفَاتِحَهُ لَتَنُوءُ بِالْعُصْبَةِ أُولِي الْقُوَّةِ … Continue reading

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Pollution, Climate Change, and Capitalism — Allah Speaks

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem ظَهَرَ الْفَسَادُ فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ بِمَا كَسَبَتْ أَيْدِي النَّاسِ لِيُذِيقَهُم بَعْضَ الَّذِي عَمِلُوا لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ Corruption has appeared in … Continue reading

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Catastrophe: Not “If” — “When”

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem The Overwhelming Catastrophe فَإِذَا جَاءَتِ الطَّامَّةُ الْكُبْرَىٰ – يَوْمَ يَتَذَكَّرُ الْإِنسَانُ مَا سَعَىٰ – وَبُرِّزَتِ الْجَحِيمُ لِمَن يَرَىٰ – … Continue reading

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Music of the Moors

1                   Ancient Egypt and Greece Music in Ancient Egypt The Muses → music (“Thoth used music to create the world.”) Greece: a student of Egypt Tekhne Mousike: Greek Drama, So-Called (and the disintegration of music) 2                   Early Medieval Europe Plainchant … Continue reading

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“The Message: The Story of Islam” — Observations and Comments

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Observations and Comments on The Message The Message: The Story of Islam This film, available on DVD, was directed … Continue reading

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Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001 — exchange of responses

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem What follows is an exchange of responses on the previous blogpost (Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001 … Continue reading

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Qur’an and Symphonic Music — Miscellaneous Comments 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُم مِّن ذَكَرٍ وَأُنثَىٰ وَجَعَلْنَاكُمْ شُعُوبًا وَقَبَائِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوا ۚ إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِندَ اللَّهِ أَتْقَاكُمْ ۚ … Continue reading

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