Quran, Hadith & Islam [NOOK Book]

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God guarantees victory, health, wealth, peace of mind, and perfect happiness for those who follow His guidance (Quran 2:38; 3:160; 22:38, 40; 24:55; 30:47 & 40:51). Why then are "Muslim" countries among the poorest, least developed and most tyrannized? This book has all the answers.

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God guarantees victory, health, wealth, peace of mind, and perfect happiness for those who follow His guidance (Quran 2:38; 3:160; 22:38, 40; 24:55; 30:47 & 40:51). Why then are "Muslim" countries among the poorest, least developed and most tyrannized? This book has all the answers.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011179099
  • Publisher: Dr. Rashad Khalifa Ph.D.
  • Publication date: 12/31/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 77,560
  • File size: 307 KB

Meet the Author

DR. RASHAD KHALIFA was born in a religious family on November 19, 1935 in a small town in Egypt, Kafr El-Zayat. His father was a religious leader for a large Sufi group, made of thousands of followers. His father named the Sufi group after his son ,Rashad, when Rashad was still a child, Tariqat Ar-Rashad Al-Shathlya. It is interesting to know that it was the same Sufi group with their idolization of the Muslim Saints (Wali ), the prophet and his family, and their upholding of other books with the Quran that might have started Dr. Khalifa on the road to evaluate the TRUE WORSHIP of GOD ALONE.


Dr. Khalifa finished his university education in Egypt, graduating with honor degree from Ain Shams University, College of Agriculture, before coming to the United states in 1959, where he continued his higher education. He received his Master Degree in Biochemistry from Arizona State University and his Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside. He held several jobs in the United States and in the Middle East. All his jobs were in his field of Biochemistry including his work as a senior advisor in Agriculture and Biochemistry for the United Nations.


Early on, during his life in the USA he was active in the Muslim communities where he lived. He published few Islamic newsletters and publications. He was still attached to the teachings of Islam (Submission) as he learned it from his father as well as the Sufi teachings he was brought


up with. He went back to Egypt to work for few years after finishing his PhD before settling in the USA with his wife and two children. He always maintained his Islamic religious activities and appreciated by many who got to know him closely and even adopted his name, e.g. Ahmad Rashad, the former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver/sportscaster.


After many years in the USA and after reading different English translations of the Quran, he was not happy with any single one, specially that his mother tongue was Arabic, the original language of the Quran..All these translations had some violation of some of the basic teachings of the Quran. None of those who translated the Quran spoke Arabic as his mother tongue. Dr. Khalifa was also met with a challenge from his children, while studying Quran with them. They asked him about the meaning of the letters at the beginning of Sura 2 in the Quran, i.e., A,L, M. He did not have an immediate answer for them and did not find a good answer with all the Muslim scholars he asked. He started searching the Islamic text books and references, but he never was satisfied with any of the explanations. The closest explanation he could accept was that these letters represent the miracle of the Quran .


Since his job at that time required contact with the computer he was inspired into using the computer to study the Quran and its mysterious letters (initials) at the beginning of the chapters of the Quran. He decided to put all the Arabic Quran in the Computer and specifically study these initials.


He also decided to begin his own translation of the Quran.With his mother tongue being Arabic, he began to translate the Arabic Quran into, the best available to date, English translation of the Quran. None of his predecessors, for whom he read translations, actually spoke the language of the Quran, i.e., Arabic.


Dr. Khalifa's study of the Quran with the computer, the first of its kind then, resulted in the discovery of one of the greatest miracles of the Quran, as God described it in 74:35. This miracle is based on number 19, mentioned in sura 74. MATHEMATICAL MIRACLE OF THE QURAN .


He published the results in several books, magazines and newspapers, and gave many lectures in many countries of the Muslim world. The Muslim scholars and governments cheered him and treated him like a hero and supported the new discoveries in the Quran.


The momentous discovery that "19" is the common denominator of the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran became a reality in January, 1974. This was coinciding with Zul-Hijjah 1393 A.H. The Quran was revealed in 13 B.H. (Before Hijrah). This makes the number of years from the revelation of the Quran to the discovery of its miracle (in 1974), 1393+13=1406 years. It was more than interesting to notice that 1406 = 19 X 74. The only time number 19 was mentioned in the Quran is in sura 74. The correlation between 19X74 lunar years and 1974 solar years could not escape notice, especially with number 19 mentioned only in sura 74.


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Dr. Khalifa continued his service to the Muslim community and continued his Islamic studies. The Mathematical Miracle of the Quran provided a physical proof beyond doubt that the Quran is the word of God. MATHEMATICAL MIRACLE OF THE QURAN .


Through his work, research and study, Dr. Khalifa re-confirmed what God has been saying about the Quran


(1) is complete, perfect and fully detailed, (see 6:19, 38, 114, 115; 50:45)


(2) is he ONLY acceptable Hadith, (see 7:185, 10:36, 31:6, 39:23, 45:6, 52:34, 68:44, 77:50, 39:29..., etc.).


(3) Quran called on the Prophet Muhammed to deliver, preach, live and rule by the Quran ALONE, (see 5:48-50).


With his clear understanding of the Quran and the fact that the hadiths books are vastly corrupted, Dr. Khalifa delivered his brave and Quran-supported understanding to the Muslim community. He proclaimed that Quran is the ONLY acceptable law in this great religion. He also emphasized the fact that all the known hadiths books are corrupted beyond recognition


and can only be used for its historical value and not for religious guidance or laws.


Dr. Khalifa called on the Muslims to follow the Quran alone and to disregard all the fabrications and lies that filled the Hadith and Sunna books. Dr. Khalifa did not consider the angry reaction of the traditional Muslim scholars and their followers. Dr. Khalifa felt that the truth is more important than the fear of the people's reaction or its result. The Muslim scholars, shocked by his stand after they supported him and his Mathematical discoveries in the Quran, considered him a great risk for their traditional teachings. The risk was specially greater after he received a world wide recognition and support for his discoveries of the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran.


When Dr. Khalifa's view about Quran alone was published, QURAN, HADITH AND ISLAM, a campaign of intimidation, insults, fabrications, and accusations of misconduct against him started. Many of the Muslim Scholars who cheered him for the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran tried to play down its significance even at the expense of the truth. Despite the fierce attacks


by the traditionalists on his views that was totally and only Quranic, Dr. Khalifa refused to change his position. He was even offered a large sum of money by one of the Royal Governments in the Middle East to change his position but he refused. He believed that the truth cannot be bought by any sum of money and that the truth belongs only to God ALONE.


During his life in serving the Muslim community, he published one of the best English translations of the Quran available to us today. He never forgot to acknowledge the help and contribution to his translation of some of his close friends and associates. Some of them are still active in


preaching the same message of worshipping God alone and following the Quran alone. Even those who criticize his translation for some of its errors still admit to its clarity, simplicity and pure guidance.


Dr. Khalifa called his translation of the Quran "Authorized English version." In doing so, he was clearly declaring his defiance to any man-made authority in giving the permission to translate the Quran, such as those called Islamic councils, committees, government agents or centers.


Many of these places consider themselves as having a monopoly on giving the authorization to translate the Quran. Dr. Khalifa flatly rejected such man-made authorization and strongly believed that such authorization belongs only to the author of the Quran Himself, God.


With this belief in his mind, he went ahead with his translation, seeking only the approval and acceptance of God ALONE and called it, "Authorized English Version"


Few years before his death, Dr. Khalifa declared that he is the messenger of the covenant , Messenger of the Covenant, prophesied in the Quran in 3:81. He presented a lengthy document with proofs of his messengership from the Quran. He defended the fact that the Prophet Muhammed was the LAST Prophet according to the Quran but not the LAST messenger, (The Difference between Prophet and Messenger ) also according to the Quran, see 33:40. He emphasized the fact that God is teaching us that, the Prophet Muhammed was one of the prophets who took the covenant mentioned in 3:81. The Prophet Muhammed took it along with the other prophets as per 33:7. Dr. Khalifa put the proofs of his messengership in the appendix of his translation of the Quran for those who would seek such proofs.


He challenged the Muslim scholars in their definition of the word prophet and messenger. Their definition has been totally opposite to what God teaches in the Quran. See 3:81; 3:79; 6:89; 29:27; 45:16; 57:26; 19:51; 19:54..., etc. He declared that a messenger of God would advocate the worship of God alone and not ask for wage. See 10:72; 11:29; 11:51; 26:109; 26:127; 26:145.....etc. He asked everybody to verify his Quranic proof. See 17:36.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2011

    Fallacious and misleading

    For those really wishing to learn about Quran, Hadith & Islam, this book is not the source to go to. Majority of mainstream Muslims reject Dr. Rashad Khalifa, as he eventually made claims of prophethood during his lifetime.

    14 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 10, 2011

    AWESOME!! Masha Allah!

    This is a great book into the insight of the beautiful religion of God and how it turned into a satanic cult with the corruption of false doctrines and innovations fabricated by people almost 200 years after the death of Prophet Mohammad.

    Prophet Abraham was the founder of Islam ('Submission' to God) - All religious practices of Islam came from him. Judaism, Christianity and "Islam" come from that same religion ' Submission'( Islam ') in arabic.

    This book proves to us that Islam has been corrupted over the years severely and the road to peace and happiness is attainable if we forsake the Hadith and Sunnah - which are satanic innovations and lies attributed to Prophet Muhammad more than two centuries after his death.

    This controversial book is a best seller and has led to a new era of rejuvenation of true Islam ('Submission') across the globe.

    6 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    Not for the mainstream

    Kalifah has been debunked. He even ended up claiming prophethood at one point.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2012

    Dr. Rashad Khalifa's translation of the verses of the Qur'an are

    Dr. Rashad Khalifa's translation of the verses of the Qur'an are incorrect and can be confusing. I was confused myself when I was reading through some of them and they seemed odd to me. Dr. Khalifa makes it seems as though he is the author of the Qur'an which is very misleading for those who do not know about the Qur'an, its revelations and Islam.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2011

    For those that call themselves muslim

    This has opened my eyes.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 20, 2011

    Great book

    This book blew my mind read it

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2011

    highly recommended

    very good insights

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2011

    SubhanAllah

    Knowledgeable book.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2011

    WOW

    this has opened up my mind and eyes. this is a great read with a lot of truth and helpful information. please pass it on to all brothers and sisters in faith.

    salaam

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    So far so good.

    So far reading... I give this two thumbs up !

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2013

    Not recommmended

    Misqouted and mistranslated

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2013

    I'm lovin it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love this book. Masha allah. Into illi catabto shatrean. Halamdolil la into ithibo islam.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2013

    Don't read it unless you have prior knowledge about Islam and the author of this book.

    I would not suggest this book. Khalifa's views have been rejected by scholars and he once claimed to prophethood! He talks about everyone is "giving too much respect to Muhammad S.A.W. which in my opinion is ridiculous to say.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2013

    Highly recommended

    Excellent

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2013

    Read

    "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son and whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

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  • Posted December 28, 2012

    Something for the Quranists- Not Recommended

    This is basically written from the view of Quranists in that it encourages belief in only the Qur'an, and not the Hadith. The whole Ebook works to disprove Hadiths entirely. A big disappointment for me, since I was looking for something to improve my understanding of Hadiths, not discourage their validity. I understand there are weak Hadiths but there are also strong ones.

    I do NOT recommend this, since it is not an objective read, rather only half of the whole story and simply an opinion. Even if a reader is a Quranist, I encourage a read that encompasses a whole perspective, and has both sides of the argument.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2012

    Questionable

    Do not just read this book and ignore the others. This man has been debunked by many scholars. This man is no scholar. So instead of accusing one another, why don't we just listen to both sides and be reasonable? Incase you do not know, wasn't this who claimed to have been a prophet?

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