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Social Ties

Social Ties

“It (Islam) replaced monkishness by manliness. It gives hope to the slave, brotherhood to mankind, and recognition of the fundamental facts of human nature.” [Canon Taylor, Paper read before the Church Congress at Walverhamton, Oct. 7, 1887, Quoted by Arnond in The Preaching of Islam, pp. 71-72.] Islam, the world’s fastest growing religion, encompasses all

Hijab: The Head Cover – Unveiled

Hijab: The Head Cover – Unveiled

By Saulat Pervez Order this brochure   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. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves ,

Why Islam?

Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young daughter once added, “tourism”)—do they consider

About Natural Disasters according to Islam

Huffington Post Video: The Journey to Mecca

Huffington Post Video: The Journey to Mecca

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Thanksgiving in Islam (video)

Thanksgiving in Islam (video)

An Unlikely Friendship

An Unlikely Friendship

[Yahoo news 8/31/11] For anyone who lost a loved one on 9/11, the urge to be vengeful toward those connected to the attackers must be overwhelming. But that isn’t true of everyone. Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son Greg in the attack on the World Trade Center. In the years since that terrible loss, she has

Small Leaps of Faith

Small Leaps of Faith

[nytimes.com 9/3/11] Jews, Christians, Muslims come together, hoping to fight fear with familiarity. How it’s playing out in Syracuse. When Betsy Wiggins opened her front door and saw the woman in a full black face veil coming up her flower-lined walkway, she wondered if she had done the right thing. It was 11 days after

Explaining 9/11 to a Muslim Child

[nytimes.com 9/11/09] Recently on the morning drive to school my 8-year-old son asked me a question I’ve been dreading since he was a baby, “Mom, what happened on 9/11?” Mass murder is impossible to explain to yourself, let alone a child. But how do I, as a parent, explain the slaughter of innocent people in

Visiting Ground Zero, Asking Allah for Comfort

Visiting Ground Zero, Asking Allah for Comfort

NYPost 9/10/10 – Nearly every Sept. 11 since Sept. 11, Hadidjatou Karamoko Traoré has made sure that her three children were dressed in their best clothes, and taken them from their tidy brick home in the Bronx to the pit where the World Trade Center stood, and where her husband, their father, worked and died.