Did Allah create human beings before Adam?

Excuse me if I remove myself from these straitened times… these times of the  ‘canned’ interpretation of religious texts, the ready-made opinion that awaits us like early morning breakfast and the inherited answer we hear and repay like a promissory note that has become due. Excuse me if I take an extended holiday from what […]

The human self is a “bulldog” …and the human self is a “poodle”

Sawt Al Umma, Issue 109, 30 December 2002 When injustice opens fire on justice, the heart begins to darken. When ugliness murders beauty in broad daylight, the heart becomes darker. When sin sits on the throne of life mandating that the human self massages its toes in salty water, then the heart becomes extremely dark. […]