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Sanctity of Life: The Islamic Position on Terrorism

Sanctity of Life: The Islamic Position on Terrorism

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure. Perhaps the greatest misunderstanding about Islam today is that it is an inherently violent religion whose followers condone acts of terrorism. In reality, terrorism and indiscriminate violence completely contradict the teachings of Islam. Islam is...
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  • Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA
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    Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA
    By Imam Khalid Griggs “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered...
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  • Worship in Islam
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    Worship in Islam
    877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure. Request a copy View in PDF In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   Since the beginning of human history,...
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    Prayer
    God has ordered Muslims to pray at five set times of day: Dawn, before sunrise: Fajr. Midday, after the sun passes its highest point: Dhuhr. The late...
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Muslim Heritage»

Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr

Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr

By Sumara Khan The pursuit of knowledge and wisdom into the far reaches of the world is one of the jewels of Islamic civilization, and one of the most widely travelled seekers is a remarkable Muslim woman named Fatimah. Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr was born in 1130 CE in...
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  • Europe: Sicily
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    Europe: Sicily
    The Emirate of Sicily The Emirate of Sicily, located in the south of Italy, was a part of the larger Islamic Empire from the ninth to the eleventh centuries,...
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  • The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary
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    The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary
    By Imam Shabir Ally “O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion, and do not say anything concerning Allah except the truth. The...
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  • Timbuktu, Mali
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    Timbuktu, Mali
      Timbuktu has long captured popular imagination as a legendary city. The fact that it actually exists still surprises some people who have merely...
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Social Ties»

Environment and Islam

Environment and Islam

Climate Change: A Call for Personal Changes By Imam Shabir Ally The reality of climate change calls for a re-evaluation of our actions and a redirection of our energies towards the reduction or possible reversal of the looming environmental crisis. Religious leaders are...
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Hijab - Unveiling the Mystery

American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture.

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Hijab
From darkness to light

Born in poverty and obscurity on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm Little, the fourth child of Earl and Louise Little, rose to become one of the most dynamic Black Nationalist leaders of his time.

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Who was Jesus (pbuh)?

There are many questions that come to mind when the name Jesus is mentioned. Some people say he was a prophet, others call him a god, while others say he was a very wise man.

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Jesus in Islam
Concept of God in Islam

Every language has one or more terms that are used in reference to God and sometimes to lesser deities. This is not the case with the word Allah.

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God in Islam
What does Islam say about Terrorism?

Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place, or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political ends, we live in an age, where the manipulation and loss of innocent lives has become commonplace.

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Islam on Terrorism
Life After Death

In Islam, an individuals life after death or their Hereafter, is very closely shaped by their present life.

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Life after Death
What they say about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

During the centuries of the crusades, all sorts of slanders were invented against the Prophet Muhammad (p)2. However, with the birth of the modern age, marked with religious tolerance and freedom of thought, there has been a great change in the approach of Western authors...

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Prophet Muhammad
Islam Explained

Islam, the religion of over 1.2 billion in the world, provides humankind with a unified view about the purpose of our creation and existence, our ultimate destiny and our place among other creatures.

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Islam Explained
The Origin of the Quran

The Quran is the holy book which Muslims recite and turn to for guidance in all aspects of their life.

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Origin of Quran

Common Ground»

Duke Muslims And Non-Muslims Join For Call To Prayer

Duke Muslims And Non-Muslims Join For Call To Prayer

By Yonat Shimron DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) In the end, the Muslim call to prayer was broadcast from a small black speaker perched on the steps of the Duke Chapel Friday (Jan. 16), as hundreds of students, some Muslim but mostly non-Muslim, gathered in solidarity for the right of...
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