The Meaning of Salat

September 28, 2022 New Signs Mag 0

Does Salaat in the Quran mean prayers? What does du’a mean then? Why does God not say “perform Salaat” but “establish Salaat”?

Einstein and the God of Spinoza

September 26, 2022 New Signs Mag 0

When Albert Einstein gave lectures at U.S. universities, the recurring question that students asked him most was: “Do you believe in God?”

And Einstein always answered: “I believe in Spinoza’s God, who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world, not in a god who concerns himself with the fate and the doings of mankind.”

Deen vs. Religion

September 14, 2022 Adam Sayid 0

Editor’s Note: The Qur’an refers to the teachings within it as the Deen. This is traditionally translated as “religion”, but the translation depends on the […]