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Stories written by Zia H. Shah MD - Twitter: @ZiahShah1
He is a physician practicing in Upstate New York. He joined Ahmadiyya Muslim Community during his medical school. He is the Chief Editor of the Muslim Times, an international blog to foster Universal brotherhood. He is also the Chief Editor of the monthly, Alislam eGazette that has a subscription of more than 40,000. He has authored more than 400 articles about ’Religion & Science,’ Islam and Christianity. Follow @ZiahShah1

Studying the Holy Prophet Muhammad Pragmatically

Epigraph: We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — it shall be…

Where are the bodies of the thousands that have been butchered?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times After more than eleven years of fighting, thousands of American casualties and more than half a million Iraqi…

Concept of God of Islam and Christianity

Source: Review of Religions, September 2014 Collected from the writings of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad – The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as) The founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. In 1891, he…

The Muslim Times’ Collection on Islam’s Condemnation of Terrorism

Epigraph: We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land —…

10 American Seminaries To Receive $1.5 Million In Grants To Include Science In Curricula

(RNS) Responding to a real or perceived gap between science and faith, 10 U.S. seminaries will receive a combined $1.5 million in grants to include science in their curricula, the…

Around the World in 80 Faiths, Episode 1

New York Times: Has Ebola Exposed a Strain of Racism?

Source: New York Times By Hanna Kozlowska October 21, 2014  Some say that when the deadly Ebola virus traveled from West Africa to the United States, it brought out worrying…

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed…

Sex ‘emerged in ancient Scottish lake’

By Rebecca Morelle, Science Correspondent, BBC News Scientists believe they have discovered the origin of copulation. An international team of researchers says a fish called Microbrachius dickiis the first-known animal to stop…

What Can We Learn From the Treaty of Hudaibiyya: Flexibility of Thought?

Epigraph: Indeed, you have in the Prophet of Allah an excellent model, for him who fears Allah and the Last Day and who remembers Allah much. (Al Quran 33:22) Written…

A Message of Compassion and Love from the Holy Quran and the Holy Bible

Epigraph: And good and evil are not alike. Repel evil with kindness. And lo, he between whom and thyself was enmity will become as though he were a warm friend. (Al Quran 41:35)   …

Reza Aslan: If ISIS Says It’s Muslim, Then It’s Muslim

Source: The Huffington Post Many critics of the Islamic State – President Obama included – have argued that the militant group cannot claim to be Muslim in the way it has wreaked havoc on…

Half-Million Iraqis Died in the War, New Study Says

By Dan Vergano National Geographic PUBLISHED OCTOBER 15, 2013 War and occupation directly and indirectly claimed the lives of about a half-million Iraqis from 2003 to 2011, according to a…

Australia lifts parliament ban on face coverings

Source: BBC Critics of the rule said women wearing niqabs or burkas were not an additional security threat Related Stories Australia PM urges burka ban rethink Australia’s home-grown terror threat…

What Do We learn From the Battle of Uhud

Epigraph: Indeed, you have in the Prophet of Allah an excellent model, for him who fears Allah and the Last Day and who remembers Allah much. (Al Quran 33:22) Written…

eDigest: Philippines: First Ahmadiyya Muslim Seminar on “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam” Today

Epigraph: O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Indeed, the…

Know Your Internet Etiquettes: Internet trolls face up to two years in jail under new laws in UK

In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people,[1] by posting inflammatory,[2] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room,…

Conversation: Salam, Sciama, Witten and Budinich

Dr. Abdus Salam: Nobel Laureate in Physics…

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