What is Islam and who is a Muslim?
What is Islam?
“Islam” is an Arabic word that means peace and submission.
The Rules & importance of Charity in Islam
Charity, for which the expression used in the Holy Quran is “spending out of what God has given you”,
The difference between a verse from the Quran (ayah) and a Hadith
A verse (ayah) means a sentence who’s beginning and end are obvious in the Quran. Each verse of the Quran is a miracle.
Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) Inspirational Sayings
Should Muslims celebrate Birthdays?
“Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) was asked about fasting on Mondays, and he answered: “It is the day on which I was born”.
Women in Islam have absolute equal status
It is often alleged that Islam suppresses women and they are treated as “second-class citizens” in Islam. second-class could not be further from the truth.
Muslim Death & Burial Practical Guide
First, all praise is due to Allah; we praise Allah and seek Allah’s help and forgiveness. Without Allah’s guidance and help, nothing can be achieved.
Can we give our baby a non Muslim or non Arab name?
Islam does not oblige Muslim people to choose specific names, Arabic or non-Arabic, for their children, whether boys or girls. It is rather up to people to choose the names for their children.
Can Muslims eat Kosher and can Jews eat Halal?
There are two different issues here: (1) Can Muslims eat Kosher. (2) Can Jews eat Halal? This is answered on the basis that the Jews or Muslims are following their religious dietary laws to the letter.
The Myth of An Antisemitic Genocide In Muslim Scripture
In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy
How an apocalyptic tradition played into the hands of anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim hatemongers
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Respect and Understanding Towards Other Religions
It is a common myth and misrepresentation that Islam does not encourage RESPECT and UNDERSTANDING of the existence of other religions present in the world.
Islam and the Abortion Debate
Is Islam pro-life, pro-choice, or both, depending on the circumstances? And what implications does the answer to this question has for current political discourse
7 Things to Learn from the Prophet’s Care for Animals
1- Taking care of animals:
The Prophet came upon an emaciated camel and said:
The Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad SAW
Prophet Muhammad’s (peace and blessings be upon him) farewell sermon / خطبةالوداع, Khutbatu l-Wada’
Surat Al Kahf
Surat Al Kahf has immense blessings.
Abu Darda’ reported Allah’s Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: If anyone learns by heart the first ten verses of the Surat Al-Kahf,
Shaving the Hair of a Newborn: Necessary?
Shaving the head of the baby is among the rites of `aqeeqah. So a Muslim should never hesitate to do the shaving as well as all other Sunnah acts of `aqeeqah,
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) & Fatimah – The Perfect Father-Daughter Relationship
Fathers have an important nurturing role to play in their daughters’ lives. It only takes a glimpse into the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) relationship
Muslim Stance Regarding Female Circumcision (FGM)
Female circumcision, or as is commonly termed by the West, female genital mutilation, has been a hot topic in many congresses and many NGOs (not to mention the media) for many years now.
Male Circumcision in Islam
Male circumcision is among the rites of Islam and is part of the (in Arabic): fitrah, or the innate disposition and natural character and instinct of the human creation.
Lady Khadija … The Unsung Heroine
The simplicity of Khadija’s example is something that cannot pass unnoticed not only by Muslim women but by non-Muslims as well.