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Why does God allow suffering?

Why does God allow suffering?Throughout history this question has plagued humanity. The general stance is that if there was a perfectly good, all-knowing, all-powerful God, then there would be no evil or suffering in the world – death, disease, old age, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and starvation would not feature in life's equation.

When addressing the question it becomes apparent that the above statement takes on board the following premises:

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Do We Have Good Reasons to Believe?

Do We Have Good Reasons to Believe?

Why is the universe the way it is?

One of the most important q...

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Atheists are Polytheists!

Atheists are Polytheists!An atheist is said to be someone who denies the existence of the Creator.  This is a good definition, provided that we mean by it that the c...

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The Minor Signs of the Day of Judgment

No one can know when the Day of Judgment will occur.  However, God has mercifully taught His messengers some of the signs that alert one to the fact that the Hour is approachin...

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Names and Attributes of God

An Islamic Point of View

Prior to the modern age very few people disputed the fact that the world has a creator. This fact was for them as obvious as a logical truth ...

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The Journey into the Hereafter

The_Journey_into_the_HereafterMuhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), the Prophet of Islam who passed away in 632, related:

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Who is the Creator

Who is the CreatorCan It Be Matter?

A very popular question among atheists is, ‘Granted that the existence of temporal things necessitates the existence o...

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Life after Death : Its Fruits

Life after Death Its FruitsThe Quran states that this worldly life is a preparation for the eternal life after death.  But those who deny it become slaves o...

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The Inevitable Reality

The Inevitable Reality

Recitation of the Glorious Quran with English translation. Chapter 69. Al-Haaqqah  (The Inevitable Reality)...

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Life after Death : An Argument

Life after Death : An ArgumentThe question of whether or not there is life after death does not fall into the field of science, because science is only co...

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Reason and Questions of Faith

Reason and Questions of FaithIslam affords the faculty of human reason with a lofty status. It is what allows us to think, contemplate, and draw conclusion...

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