The Coming of the Mahdi

The world is presently at its most wicked.  It is beyond human help.  It requires only a nudge to implode and prepare for the divine ruler, the Saheb-ul-Zaman (the Mahdi, the Lord of the Age) to come and set it aright.  It is the sacred duty and privilege of every Muslim to do all he can to hasten the death of the old world and the birth of the global Islamic Ummah.  Thus goes the thinking of Iran's ruling mullahs and their hand-picked president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. It seems like the old millennialism thinking.  The belief in supernatural intervention to set the world aright is scriptural to major religions, including Islam.  The Jews have been earnestly supplicating the Lord for the Messiah to come; the Christians are impatiently awaiting the second coming of Christ; and, the Zoroastrians are convinced that Saoshayant is the one who shall come, defeat the trouble-making Ahriman -- Satan -- and make the creatures again pure.  But this time around, a...(Read Full Article)