From a Muslim convert to all seekers of truth.
The main message of Islam is the same basic message in all revealed religions, as they are all are from the same source, and the reasons for disparity found between religions.
The role of Islam among other world religions, specifically in relation to the Judeo-Christian tradition.
A look at some of the beliefs of Islam.
A look at some of the essential practices of Islam, with a brief explanation of who are Muslims.
Some of the Unique Features of Islam not found in other belief systems and ways of life.
Some of the unique features of Islam not found in other belief systems and ways of life. Part two.
A brief introduction to the meaning of Islam, the notion of God in Islam, and His basic message to humanity through the Prophets.
The role of the Quran and Prophet Muhammad in delivering the pristine, unmodified message of God to mankind, and a description of how living the Islamic way is the path to a better life.
Some of the most common questions asked about Islam. Part 1: What is Islam? What are Muslims? Who is Allah? Who is Muhammad?
Some of the most common questions asked about Islam. Part 2: About the Islamic teachings and the Holy Quran.
What is the spiritual path in Islam and what is its place in the life as a whole?
The religion of Islam is based upon the Quran (the Word of God) and the Sunnah (teachings and attributes of Prophet Muhammad). Part 1: Quran: The Primary Source of Islam.
The religion of Islam is based upon the Quran (the Word of God) and the Sunnah (teachings and attributes of Prophet Muhammad). Part 2: Sunnah: The Secondary Source of Islam
Over a billion people from all races, nationalities and cultures – this part gives an introduction to who Muslims are and their contribution to the world.
Over a billion people from all races, nationalities and cultures – a continuation of the Muslim contribution to science.
The article will present the most important aspects of Islam: core beliefs, religious practices, Quran, teachings of Prophet Muhammad, and the Shariah. A simple article that synthesizes Islam in a nutshell.
A brief look at the first three of ten common myths about Islam.
A continuation of part one, in which we examine myths four to ten.
Muslims want to share their perspective on life with everybody they encounter. They want others to feel as light hearted as they do and here is why.
The core of the Islamic Creed: the belief in God and His worship, and the means through which one can find God.
The first two aspects about what belief in God means, namely, belief in His existence and belief in His Supreme Lordship.
The third and fourth aspects about what belief in God means, namely, belief that He Alone is entitled to worship and coming to know of God through His names and attributes.
The true reality of angels, their abilities, tasks, names and numbers.
Why God revealed His message in the form of scriptures, and a brief description of the two of the Scriptures of God: the Bible, and the Quran.
The purpose and role of the Prophets, the nature of the message that they brought to humanity, and the emphasis that they were mere humans with no divine attributes.
The importance of the belief in the Afterlife, as well as a glimpse of what awaits one in the grave, on the Day of Judgment, and at the Final End.
The often misconceived belief of predestination, and the relationship between God’s eternal Knowledge and Ability to human deed and destiny.
A detailed explanation of the first part of the testimony of faith “None is rightfully worshipped except God (La ilaaha ‘ill-Allah).”
An explanation of the purpose of prophethood and common features shared by all Prophets and their message.
The Islamic belief in all prophets without exception, with a small discussion on the nature of Jesus and Muhammad.
The necessity of the finality of Prophethood, and the characteristics which must be found in the claim.
An explanation of the reasons why obedience to a new prophet of God is always binding, and a look at the specific traits which make Islam a religion for all peoples and times.
Practical examples of how the laws of Islam are suitable for all peoples, times and places.
A brief introduction about the existence and abilities of Jinn.
An introduction to the occult activities of the Jinn and how to get protection from them.
The attributes of angels.
Names and Duties.
The connections between angels and humankind.
What is Islamic monotheism?
Achieve salvation through sincere worship.
Monotheism is the path to salvation in Islam.
Repentance marks the road to salvation.
A glimpse of how the practice of fortune-telling differs from Islam.
A glimpse of how the practice of fortune-telling differs from Islam. Part 2: Role of Jinns.
A glimpse of how the practice of fortune-telling differs from Islam. Part 3: Islamic belief in fortune-tellers.
What are Jinn?
Satan (Shaytaan) was the cause of the first sin ever committed and till today entices people to disbelief, oppression and transgression.
Where the jinn live and how to protect ourselves from them.
Preparing for death.
What should be done immediately after death and by whom?
What happens after the burial and how Islamic practices compare with other religions.
Islamic belief in the Prophets of God - between deification and rejection.
What does Islam say about sorcery?
Islam is able to offer several remedies to cure a person from the effects of sorcery.
What Islam says about dreams and dreaming.
The obscurity of dream interpretation in the religion of Islam.
An explanation of the Islamic concept monotheism, which entails belief in the uniqueness of God in His Lordship, right to be worshipped and in His Names and Attributes.
How to deal with distress and suicidal thoughts and why one should never despair of the mercy of God.
The truth has all too often been rejected by people just because it contradicts their customs and traditions.
The difference between miracles, karamahs and magic.
Do Muslims worship the same God as the Jews and Christians? What does the word Allah mean? Is Allah the Moon-god?
An overview of some concepts which Islam holds about God which truly make it unique.
More on some of the unique concept of God in Islam, with an emphasis on how this uniqueness effects the life of the Muslim.
The question of whether God may be seen in this life by Prophets, saints, and the average laymen, and whether He may be seen in the Hereafter.
A practical explanation of two of the most oft-repeated names of Allah: ar-Rahman and ar-Raheem, and the nature of the All-Encompassing Mercy of God.
Mercy, as it is manifested in this life and in the Hereafter.
How the Mercy of God encompasses those who fall into sin.
The Belief in One God and service to Him is one which is inherent in all humans.
A look at the concept of God and pantheism in polytheistic faiths, specifically Hinduism.
Examples of the religions which believe that God became one man, that all humans are a part of God, and a look into the reasoning of all these beliefs previously mentioned.
Why logically the concept of God becoming a part of His creation contradicts the basic meaning of the term “God”, and vice versa.
A look into the notion that God had a son, and a conclusion to this articles series.
How Mercy is manifest in God, and examples of the mercy of the Prophet and his Companions .
Mercy extended to enemies and animals.
The Islamic concept of God, the meanings of the word “Allah”, as well as an introduction to the various names of God.
An explanation of the Beautiful Names of Allah: Al-Rahman and Al-Raheem.
How one is to benefit from the Names of Allah.
God Almighty is above the heavens, above His creation.
Who is one true God?
If God is One why does Quran use the word We?
Religion in Pre Islamic Arabia.
God’s love for the believers who turn to Him seeking forgiveness for their sins, and some of the many ways a believer can obtain God’s forgiveness.
The existence of God and His Oneness is known through reason and revelation. Part 1 explains why there has to be a cause for the existence of the universe and that this cause has to be one.
The existence of God and His Oneness is known through reason and revelation. Part 2 discusses three more rational arguments for the singularity and uniqueness of God.
The existence of God and His Oneness is known through reason and revelation. Part 3 explains that the Oneness of God and His nature is known through revelation.
Christians view the Muslim God as distance, unapproachable, and impersonal. The article compares the Christian Name of God, Abba to one of the most frequently used Name of God in the Quran, Rabb, extracting their meaning and usage.
The awe-inspiring creation of God humbles us and compels us to recognize Him and Praise Him.
In this article the author draws our attention to some of the ways we can realize the generosity of God.
The existence of God does not require evidence. Part 1 discusses that belief in God is a self-evident truth and self-evident truths are cross-cultural, innate and provide the basis for a coherent worldview.
The existence of God does not require evidence. Part 2 discusses answers to two more objections.
The existence of God does not require evidence. Part 3 discusses how the existence of God is ingrained in the innate nature of mankind.
This article briefly discusses and refutes the idea that God is physically and literally present within nature, and proves that His Supremacy above His creation is what conceptually suits Him.
An interpretation of chapter 112 which revolve around the concept of God in Islam.
The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone?
Human imagination is limited since it is based on what it observes and experiences, and this is why our imagination cannot fully grasp the concept that God is timeless and eternal, without beginning or end.
God is the First and nothing precedes Him and He is the Last whose existence persists without end. This is a belief which humbles us and reminds us of the inevitable end of ourselves and this world.
An explanation of one of the beautiful name of God, al-Mujeeb, which instills hope in us and comforts us and makes us realize that we are not alone.
God’s existence is certainly manifest to our minds, but He is the Hidden when it comes to the true nature of His essence and attributes.
Our belief that God is King increases our desire to turn to Him & seek the bounty of the true Owner of all things.
Islamic answers to the first of some of the “Big Questions” in Life all humans inevitably ask, Who Made Us?
Islamic answers to the second of some of the “Big Questions” in Life all humans inevitably ask, Why are We Here?
Islamic answers to the third of some of the “Big Questions” in Life all humans inevitably ask, How do we serve Our Creator?
An introduction to the most puzzling question of human history, and a discussion about the sources which can be used to find the answer. Part 1: The source for the answer.
An introduction to the most puzzling question of human history, and a discussion about the sources which can be used to find the answer. Part 2: A look into the bible and Christian belief about this subject.
An introduction to the most puzzling question of human history, and a discussion about the sources which can be used to find the answer. Part 3: A look into the Hindu Scriptures, and a conclusion to the subject.
The answer to the fundamental question about the reason why God created. Part 1: The manifestation of the divine attribute of being the Creator.
The answer to the fundamental question about the reason why God created. Part 2: The manifestation of Divine Mercy and Justice in God’s act of creating.
The answer to the fundamental question about the reason why God created. Part 3: The manifestation of Divine Love and Grace in God’s act of creating.
Is “Reason” a sufficient source in the search for the purpose of life?
The explanation Islam gives to the meaning of life, and a short discussion on the meaning of worship.
Modern society has created false gods which it serves, throwing the world into chaos.
The purpose for the creation of mankind is worship. Part 1: Human’s need for worship.
The purpose for the creation of mankind is worship. Part 2: How the religion of Islam has prescribed ways to keep to the remembrance of God.
The purpose for the creation of mankind is worship. Part 3: In the Islamic system, each and every human act can be transformed into an act of worship.
The purpose for the creation of mankind is worship. Part 4: To contradict the purpose of one’s creation is then the greatest evil that a human being can commit
The reality of life in this world.
How one can live a content life in this world.
We are not the first or only Muslims to ponder our strangeness.
The thought provoking story of Adam described with references from the Divine Books.
The creation of the first woman, the tranquil dwelling in Paradise and the beginning of enmity between Satan and mankind.
Satan’s deception of Adam and Eve in Heaven and some lessons we can learn from it.
Adam, his children, the first murder and his death.
Some modern findings about the commonality of humans in comparison with some Quranic facts.
The Beginning of idolatry and the call of Noah.
Noah’s people reject his call, and a commandment to build an Ark.
The Ark comes to rest and Noah’s people are utterly destroyed.
An introduction to the person of Abraham and the lofty position he holds in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam alike.
Abraham invites his father Azar (Terah or Terakh in the Bible) and nation to the Truth revealed to him from his Lord.
Abraham destroys the idols of his people in order to prove to them the futility of their worship.
Abraham’s dispute with a king, and the command of God to migrate to Canaan.
Some accounts of Abraham’s journey to Egypt, the birth of Ishmael, and Hagar’s venture in Paran.
The test of his lifetime, Abraham sees in a dream that he must sacrifice his “only son”, but is it Isaac or Ishmael?
Abraham again visits his son Ishmael, but this time to fulfill a momentous task, the building of a House of Worship, a sanctuary for all of humanity.
Prophet Lot admonishes his people and advises them to obey God.
The messengers arrive in Sodom, Prophet Lot tries to protect them from the evildoers, and God’s punishment happens.
Joseph receives a prophecy, and jealousy takes the better of his brothers.
Joseph’s brothers betray him, and Jacob turns to God with patience and humility.
Joseph is rescued from the well, sold into slavery, and is established in one of the greatest houses of Egypt.
Joseph faces a great trial of seduction and seeks refuge with God.
Joseph is sentenced to prison, interprets dreams, and is summoned to the palace.
Newly released from prison Joseph takes up a high position in the Egyptian government, and then comes face to face with surprise.
A stolen child, Joseph revealed and the fulfilment of a dream.
The scene is set, and the child is born.
Moses’ mother demonstrates that there is none more trustworthy than God Alone.
God replaces weakness with strength.
Moses finds shelter in Midian.
A yearning for home leads Moses towards his destiny.
The story so far.
By the permission of God, Moses defeats the magicians.
Egypt suffers but Pharaoh refuses to free the children of Israel.
The Children of Israel flee, but they are a broken people.
Prophet Moses led his people, the Children of Israel, out of Egypt.
God punishes the idolaters and the death of Moses.
Put your trust in God!
Zachary was the Prophet guardian of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and the father of John, the Prophet in the wilderness who was contemporary with Jesus.
The Prophet John, his character and mission, and the mutual support of his family, the family of Imran.
A brief story of our mother Mary and her miraculous birth to Jesus.
Christians know her as Mary, the mother of Jesus. Muslims also refer to her as the mother of Jesus, or in Arabic, Umm Eisa. In Islam Mary is often called Maryam bint Imran; Mary, the daughter of Imran. This article gives some background about her adoption by Zachariah so she could serve in the temple.
This article describes what happened to Mary after she came under the care of the Prophet Zachariah. It tells how the angel Gabriel announced the birth of a special child, how she coped with the bearing her baby, and relates some of the miracles that took place around the time Jesus was born.
Mention of Jesus son of Mary from the Quran and the sayings of Prophet Muhammad.
Jesus and his first miracle, and a brief account about what Muslims believe about him.
The true status of Jesus and his message in the Quran, and the relevance of the Bible today in relation to Muslim beliefs.
Another miracle of Jesus is described. The real significance of the miracle of the table, spread with food.
This article outlines the Muslim belief concerning Jesus and the crucifixion. It also repudiates the notion of a need of ‘a sacrifice’ to pay for the original sin on behalf of mankind.
An overview of some of the terms the Quran use for Jesus and his followers from before the advent of Muhammad: the “Bani Israeel”, “Eissa” and the “People of the Book”.
The following three part series consists entirely of verses from the Holy Quran about Mary (Mother of Jesus) including her birth, childhood, personal qualities, and the miraculous birth of Jesus.
This part explores the life of the Prophet Jesus, his message, miracles, his disciples and what is mentioned about them in the Holy Quran.
This part explores the verses of the Holy Quran that talk about God’s protection of Jesus, his followers, his second coming in this world and what will happen to him on the day of resurrection.
Intriguing accounts of some of the past nations mentioned in the Quran and their prophets, along with various archaeological evidence supporting it. Part 1.
Intriguing accounts of some of the past nations mentioned in the Quran and their prophets, along with various archaeological evidence supporting it. Part 2.
God is the only source of relief for those in distress.
God sent Prophets to all the nations on earth.
The importance of seeking God’s forgiveness.
The story of Prophet Job, a patient Prophet totally submitted to God Almighty.
Belief in the prophets of God is a central part of Muslim faith. Part 1 will introduce all the prophets before Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, mentioned in the Muslim scripture from Adam to Abraham and his two sons.
Belief in the prophets of God is a central part of Muslim faith. Part 2 will introduce all the prophets before Prophet Muhammad, peace be on him, mentioned in the Muslim scripture from Lot to Jesus.
The story of his life, his patience and perseverance, and the destruction of his people.
His life and message including his patience and trust in God.
The happiest of all people were the Prophets, in spite of the fact that they suffered more than anyone else.
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