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Quran: The Word of God

Quran: The Word of God

877-Why-Islam Brochure     The Quran is the holy book which Muslims recite and turn to for guidance in all aspects of their lives. Its verses have remained intact since their original revelation by God in the 7th century. This brochure explains the divine origin...
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Muslim Heritage»

Ibn Khaldun: Father of Social Sciences

Ibn Khaldun: Father of Social Sciences

Ibn Khaldun: Judge, Scholar, and Diplomat Ibn Khaldun, the father of social sciences, was an eminent figure who hailed from northern Africa; he lived from 1332 to 1406 A.D. He was born in present-day Tunisia and traveled extensively across North Africa, not to mention a...
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  • Baghdad: A Historical Overview
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    Baghdad: A Historical Overview
    By Saulat Pervez The rich history of Baghdad     When we think of Baghdad today, we imagine a war-torn, ravaged city. However, Baghdad has a...
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  • Malcolm X: Lessons to Learn
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    Malcolm X: Lessons to Learn
    By Asif Ahmed On February 21, 1965, the great African-American civil rights leader Malcolm X fell to an assassin’s bullet. The events of that momentous...
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  • In Her Shoes
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    In Her Shoes
    By Daliah Merzaban I’ve been thinking about how she encouraged me to be myself. There she was, a single mother of three, managing a family business that...
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Social Ties»

Islam & Domestic Violence

Islam & Domestic Violence

“The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.” Domestic violence against women remains a major concern in today’s society. The problem is so severe that it affects people from...
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  • Marriage in Islam
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    Marriage in Islam
    “And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He...
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  • Reflections on Black History Month
    Reflections on Black History Month
    By Zaid Shakir Black History Month should be of interest to every Muslim, especially in America. It is estimated that upwards to 20 percent of the Africans...
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  • Towards Purification
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    Towards Purification
    For Abdullah Alvarez, Ramadan is a time of intense focus on Islam. He tries to spend as much time at the mosque as possible, reciting Quran and attending...
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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»

The Need for Revelation

The Need for Revelation

Dr. Laurence Brown In the previous two parts of this series, we answered the two “big questions.” Who made us? God. Why are we here? To serve and worship Him. A third question naturally arose: “If our Creator made us to serve and worship Him, how do we...
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  • Christianity and Islam
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    Christianity and Islam
    In Dialogues Concerning Jesus Christ the Messiah By Shabir Ally The Similarities Jesus is one of the greatest persons ever to have walked the earth. Two...
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  • The Big Question
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    The Big Question
    Dr. Laurence Brown   At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?” So...
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  • The Muslims of Early America
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    The Muslims of Early America
    By Peter Manseau IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo. Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week,...
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