Faith

  • The celebration of Muhammad’s birthday

    The celebration of Muhammad’s birthday

    10/3/2022 9:25:26 AM

    We do not intend in this article to address the issue of the ruling on celebrating the Prophet’s birthday from a jurisprudential point of view.

     

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  • The Rights of Children on Parents in Islam

    The Rights of Children on Parents in Islam

    9/21/2022 9:15:01 AM

    Children are the delight of our hearts in their childhood, our companions and comfort in our old age

     

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  • The Truth About Muhammad

    The Truth About Muhammad

    9/12/2022 10:48:13 AM

    A ranking of the most influential persons in history

     

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  • Prophetic Respect for Christians and Jews Inspired by the Prophet’s Manners

    Prophetic Respect for Christians and Jews Inspired by the Prophet’s Manners

    9/9/2022 9:28:15 AM

    The teachings of the Prophet instilled in Muslims the notion that they should treat Christians and Jews well, respect them and to maintain good relations with them.

     

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  • Muslim and Non-Muslim Relations Reflections on Some Qur’anic Texts

    Muslim and Non-Muslim Relations Reflections on Some Qur’anic Texts

    9/7/2022 10:39:16 AM

    Our world is so interdependent and so interrelated that peaceful dialogue has become an imperative.

     

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  • Jesus and the Virgin Mary in Islam

    Jesus and the Virgin Mary in Islam

    8/26/2022 11:17:16 AM

    A Messenger is a Prophet who is given revelation from God. The Torah was revealed to Moses, the Gospel was revealed to Jesus.
     

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  • What is Islam? (part 4 of 4): Islamic Worship

    What is Islam? (part 4 of 4): Islamic Worship

    8/24/2022 9:58:06 AM

    There are five simple but essential observances that all practicing Muslims accept and follow.  These “Pillars of Islam” represent the core that unites all Muslims.

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  • What is Islam? (part3 of 4): The essential beliefs of Islam

    What is Islam? (part3 of 4): The essential beliefs of Islam

    8/24/2022 9:49:48 AM

    There are many aspects of belief in which one who adheres to Islam must have firm conviction.  From those aspects, the most important are six, known as the “Six Articles of Belief”.

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  • What is Islam? (part 2 of 4): The Origins of Islam

    What is Islam? (part 2 of 4): The Origins of Islam

    8/22/2022 9:27:14 AM

    The role of Islam among other world religions, specifically in relation to the Judeo-Christian

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  • What is Islam? (Part 1 of 4): The core of Islam

    What is Islam? (Part 1 of 4): The core of Islam

    8/17/2022 9:25:51 AM

    Among the blessings and favors that God has bestowed upon humanity is that He endowed them with an innate ability to recognize and acknowledge His existence. 

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  • Observatories in Islamic History

    Observatories in Islamic History

    8/10/2022 10:43:21 AM

    Astronomy practiced in ancient civilizations was associated with astrology and fortune telling. This association cast shades of doubt on the practice in the minds of early Muslims.

     

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  • Profile of The Prophet Hud

    Profile of The Prophet Hud

    8/8/2022 10:16:39 AM

    The exact time period when Prophet Hud preached is unknown. It is believed that he came approximately 200 years before Prophet Saleh.

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  • A History of the Crescent Moon in Islam

    A History of the Crescent Moon in Islam

    7/13/2022 9:48:13 AM

    It is widely believed that the crescent moon and star is an internationally-recognized symbol of Islam. After all, the symbol is featured on the flags of several Muslim countries and is even part of the official emblem for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

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  • Friday Prayer in Islam

    Friday Prayer in Islam

    7/11/2022 11:04:56 AM

    Muslims pray five times each day, often in a congregation at a mosque. While Friday is a special day for Muslims, it is not considered a day of rest or a Sabbath.

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  • 10 Myths About Islam

    10 Myths About Islam

    7/4/2022 10:42:00 AM

    Islam is a widely misunderstood religion, and many of those misconceptions have become even more firmly entrenched in recent years.  Those who are unfamiliar with the faith often have misunderstandings about Islam's  teachings and practices. 

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  • Prayers for Travel

    Prayers for Travel

    6/6/2022 11:14:52 AM

    In addition to being required to pray three times daily (normally five, but exceptions are made when traveling), Allah also requires Muslims to begin other prayers, or ​duas, to keep them safe as soon as they leave their cities or towns and begin their travels.

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  • What happens after one performs Hajj?

    What happens after one performs Hajj?

    5/11/2022 10:13:36 AM

    Many Muslims make only one pilgrimage trip during their lifetimes. In the days and weeks after Hajj, many pilgrims thus take advantage of their travel time by visiting the city of Madinah, 270 miles north of Makkah. The people of Madinah provided refuge to the early Muslim community when they were being persecuted by the powerful Makkan tribes. 

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  • The Women in the Prophet Muhammad`s Family

    The Women in the Prophet Muhammad's Family

    5/9/2022 10:43:41 AM

    In addition to being a prophet, a statesman, and a community leader, the Prophet Muhammad, who was born in 570, was a family man. Muhammad was known to be kind and gentle with his family, setting an example for all to follow.

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  • Learn About Islamic Supplication (Du`a) During Meals

    Learn About Islamic Supplication (Du'a) During Meals

    4/27/2022 9:40:32 AM

    When eating any meal, Muslims are instructed to recognize that all of their blessings come from Allah. 

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  • How and Why Do Muslims Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan?

    How and Why Do Muslims Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan?

    4/20/2022 9:10:18 AM

    Important Information About Ramadan, the Islamic Holy Month

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  • Islamic Prayer Beads: Subha

    Islamic Prayer Beads: Subha

    4/13/2022 10:08:32 AM

    Prayer beads are used in many religions and cultures around the world, either to help with prayer and meditation or to simply keep the fingers occupied during times of stress. Islamic prayer beads are called subha, from a word which means to glorify God (Allah).

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  • Baghdad in Islamic History

    Baghdad in Islamic History

    4/4/2022 10:02:25 AM

    In 634 CE., the newly-created Muslim empire expanded into the region of Iraq, which at the time was part of the Persian Empire. Muslim armies, under the command of Khalid ibn Waleed, moved into the region and defeated the Persians. They offered the mostly-Christian residents two choices: embrace Islam, or pay a jizyah tax to be protected by the new government and excluded from military service.

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  • Blood Money in Islam

    Blood Money in Islam

    3/28/2022 10:19:55 AM

    In Islamic law, victims of crime are recognized as having rights.  The victim has a say in how the criminal is to be punished.  In general, Islamic law calls for murderers to face the death penalty.

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  • The Stages of Hajj, the Islamic Pilgrimage to Mecca (Makkah)

    The Stages of Hajj, the Islamic Pilgrimage to Mecca (Makkah)

    3/21/2022 8:24:43 PM

    Hajj, the religious pilgrimage performed in ritual stages in and around the holy city of Mecca (Makka), is required of Muslims at least once during their lifetimes. It is the largest annual gathering of human beings on earth, with approximately three million people gathering each year for three to five days between the eighth and 12th of Dhul-Hijjah, the last month of the Muslim calendar.

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  • <div class=noidunghover><p class=tieudehover>Tawhid: the Islamic Principle of God`s Oneness</p></div>");' onmouseout="hidetip();">Tawhid: the Islamic Principle of God's Oneness

    2/28/2022 10:42:49 AM

    Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all considered monotheistic faiths, but for Islam, the principle of monotheism exists to an extreme degree. For Muslims, even the Christian principle of the Holy Trinity is seen as a detraction from the essential "oneness" of God. 

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  • Shahaadah: Declaration of Faith: Pillar of Islam

    Shahaadah: Declaration of Faith: Pillar of Islam

    1/21/2022 10:53:49 AM

    One of the five “pillars of Islam” is the declaration of faith, known as the shahaadah. Everything in the life of a Muslim rests upon a foundation of faith, and the shahaadah sums up the essence of the entire faith in one sentence. 

     

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  • Who Are the Prophets of Islam?

    Who Are the Prophets of Islam?

    1/10/2022 9:48:27 AM

    Islam teaches that God has sent prophets to humanity, in different times and places, to communicate His message. Since the beginning of time, God has sent His guidance through these chosen people. They were human beings who taught the people around them about faith in One Almighty God, and how to walk on the path of righteousness. Some prophets also revealed God's Word through books of revelation.

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  • What does the Quran say about Jesus?

    What does the Quran say about Jesus?

    12/29/2021 7:46:47 AM

    In the Quran, there are many stories about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ (called 'Isa in Arabic). The Quran recalls his miraculous birth, his teachings, the miracles he performed by God's permission, and his life as a respected prophet of God. The Quran also repeatedly reminds that Jesus was a human prophet sent by God, not part of God Himself. Below are some direct quotations from the Quran regarding the life and teachings of Jesus.

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  • Doors of Jannah. Islam`s Eight Doors, or Gates, to Heaven

    Doors of Jannah. Islam's Eight Doors, or Gates, to Heaven

    5/19/2021 11:10:25 AM

    Islamic tradition describes Jannah, or heaven, as having eight doors or gates. Each door has a name that describes the types or characteristics of the people who will be admitted through it. Some scholars surmise that these doors are found inside Jannah after one enters the main gate.

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  • Evil Eye in Islam

    Evil Eye in Islam

    5/7/2021 11:00:35 AM

    The term “evil eye” usually refers to harm that comes to a person because of someone else’s jealousy or envy towards them. Many Muslims believe it to be real, and some incorporate specific practices in order to protect themselves or their loved ones from its effects.

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