‘Til Death Do Us Part

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

Marriage is one of the first institutions God put in place after creation. He said that it was not good for man to be alone, and thus created a “helper” for him to be united with for life.[1] Later through the Mosaic Law God would give specific instructions for marriage, and along with it instructions for divorce. Continue reading “‘Til Death Do Us Part”

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Some Thoughts On The Qur’an

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

The Qur’an is the sacred text of Islam, and with Islam being the second largest religion in the world behind Christianity it is a widely read book. The Qur’an is claimed to be the final revelation of God handed down to the prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. The second Súra of the Qur’an is intended to condense the entirety of the teachings of the Qur’an into 286 Áyats[1], which in English would be best understood as a verse similar to how chapters of the Bible are divided. It presents several arguments for the validity and authority of the Qur’an, as well as reasons why it is rejected by so many. The focus here will be on Ruku’s (sections) 1 through 14. Continue reading “Some Thoughts On The Qur’an”