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Sharif Randhawa
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Travel Reflection: The Native American Spirit
Over the last week, I have been on an enthralling road trip heading home from the west coast of the U.S. (from Washington State) to the east coast (to New York State). So far, it has been an incredible journey of nature and history. However, today I was so ...
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Islam: The Legacy of Abraham (Part II)
  2. Mecca as the Birthplace of Islam Surat al-Baqara then goes on to narrate that God ordered Abraham and Ishmael to build the Ka‘ba as a “sanctuary” and “center for mankind.”  Abraham in turn prays to God to make the land into a safe and prosperous city: ...
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Islam: The Legacy of Abraham (Part I)
“ Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘…I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the ...
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Contented Soul
I have been writing poetry on and off since my mid-teens, but tend not to share it publicly because most of it is so personal. However, I felt like this new one is worth sharing here as an expression of how the Quran has shaped my understanding of and relat...
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Contented Soul
I have been writing poetry on and off since my mid-teens, but tend not to share it publicly because most of it is so personal. However,  I felt like this new one is worth sharing here as an expression of how the Quran has shaped my understanding of and rela...
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God’s Promises: The Miraculous Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Quran (Part II)
In this post we will look at two more examples of prophecies in the Quran that are implicit in its stories.  I put these examples together since they highlight similar themes. 2. The Defeat of Idolatry in Mecca Sura 21,  The Prophets  ( al- Anbiyā’ ), is a...
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God’s Promises: The Miraculous Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Quran (Part I)
A couple weeks ago I gave a talk on a phenomenon in the Quran that I find to be one of the most stunning signs of its miraculous provenance.   These are the ‘prophecies’ of the Quran.   These prophecies take two forms: Some are explicit prophecies, and thes...
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My Thoughts in the Wake of Trump's Presidency
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, I don’t think I have anything to say that hasn’t already been said. However, I’m too perturbed to do my schoolwork at the moment and just need to get these thoughts of my chest.  The first emotion I experienced last n...
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My Thoughts in the Wake up Trump's Election
n the wake of Donald Trump’s election, I don’t think I have anything to say that hasn’t already been said. However, I’m too perturbed to do my schoolwork at the moment and just need to get these thoughts of my chest. The first emotion I experienced last ni...
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The Kalām Cosmological Argument and the Problem of Divine Agency and Purpose
For those interested in philosophical theology, this is a twenty-page essay I wrote nearly five years ago.  It touches on a variety of interrelated topics, such as the Kalām Cosmological argument, God's relationship with time, divine agency, causality, free...
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