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God, Islam, and the Skeptic Mind: A Study on Faith, Religious Diversity, Ethics, and the Problem of Evil

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This work addresses several of, if not the most important issues of theology and philosophy today:

How do we know God exists?
Is faith compatible with science?
Why is there evil and suffering?
How should we view religious diversity?
Is ethical behavior dependent on the existence of God?

In this book, Ahmad and Ahmad offer, erudite compelling and fresh answers in an accessible la
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Paperback, 238 pages
Published June 20th 2004 by Blue Nile Publishing
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Gezim Hoxha
Jan 30, 2015 Gezim Hoxha rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent book. It looks at:

1) Existence of God and How that Conclusion can be reached
2) God and Science
3) God and Evil
4) Religious Diversity
5) Morality and God

Here a great quote from the book:

The Islamic concept of worship is so comprehensive that Prophet Muhammad (sal Allahu alaihi wa salaam) advised: "Each person's every joint must perform a charity every day the sun arises: to act justly between two people is a charity; to help a man with his mount, lifting him onto it is a chari
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Rahell Omer
Feb 14, 2015 Rahell Omer rated it liked it
I am not really sure who is this book for. Is it really for skeptics? then only the first chapter might be the end for them before they stop reading the book. Is it for Muslims/believers? It is alright but then it doesn't match with the title. There are also some translation errors. So if you have doubts regarding your deen, this is not the book to read.

It also requires some basic exposure to philosophy to understand it. But I definitely benefited from the two last chapters (understanding relig
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Beautiful Please read it
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I don't think this book quite suits the audience it is directed at, and is certainly not to be read as a philosophy text. Some readers will be annoyed by the author's name-dropping of philosophers, and even getting one of their views incorrect (Immanual Kant). However it may be appealing to those who are already inclined in a spiritual direction, and are looking either to add to their arsenal of apologetic arguments or simply just to reassure their own faiths. Regardless, I give this book 3 star ...more
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