Category Archives: Qur’an

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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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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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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Clinging to the Earth

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَا لَكُمْ إِذَا قِيلَ لَكُمُ انفِرُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ اثَّاقَلْتُمْ إِلَى الْأَرْضِ ۚ أَرَضِيتُم بِالْحَيَاةِ … Continue reading

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Yusuf Ali Mistranslations 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Most of the African American Muslims I know put more trust in Yusuf Ali‘s translation of the Qur’an and … Continue reading

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Did Muhammad Copy the Qur’an from the Torah and the Bible?

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Did Muhammad copy parts of the Torah and and parts of Bible, add some of his own stuff in, … Continue reading

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