Tag: spirituality

Islam and Mental Health – Part 1: Beneath the Smiles

“Oh Muhammad, if you consider the fact that Paradise’s width is as that of the heavens and the earth, then where would hell be?” The Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, answered: “Just tell me, when the night covers everything with its darkness, where would day be?” I had known Toby since […]

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How to Find God

This series explores the relationship between religion and science, discussing whether the two are compatible or mutually contradictory. The articles in this series touch upon various strands of science, and discuss whether our modern age of advancements has strengthened or weakened the case for God. This article, following on from Alex Borthwick’s previous article, gives […]

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Why Ayyan Hirsi Ali is Wrong About Islam and Women

In this series of short articles, ‘Snapshot,’  we tackle common misconceptions about religion, in particular the Islamic faith, which commonly lead fair-minded individuals to turn away from the very concept of religion. We at Rational Religion argue that faith, practised in its true form, is both rational and in harmony with human nature. This article tackles […]

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Islam and Mental Health – Part 1: Beneath the Smiles

“Oh Muhammad, if you consider the fact that Paradise’s width is as that of the heavens and the earth, then where would hell be?” The Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, answered: “Just tell me, when the night covers everything with its darkness, where would day be?” I had known Toby since […]

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How I Became a Spiritual Scientist | Alex Borthwick #ConvertsLikeUs

Converts Like Us is a new Rational Religion series highlighting the experiences of converts to Islam Ahmadiyya. We begin with Alex Borthwick, a physics student from the North of England, who found God in the teachings of Islam. 

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