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Bangladesh's walking librarian

Polkan Sarkar travels eight miles every day, getting books to those who cannot read in his community. 

By |December 4th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    The Concept of Thankfulness in Islam

    By Azra Pervez According to Islam, one of our foremost duties is to be grateful to God for all of His blessings. We can describe three levels of thankfulness: To realize and appreciate all blessings by and within the heart. To say thanks with the tongue. To express gratitude by doing righteous deeds. In other words, […]

The Concept of Thankfulness in Islam

By Azra Pervez
According to Islam, one of our foremost duties is to be grateful to God for all of His blessings. We can describe three levels of thankfulness:

To realize and appreciate all blessings by and within the heart.
To say thanks with the tongue.
To express gratitude by doing righteous deeds.

In other words, the first level is the […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|On Faith|2 Comments
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    Attitude of Gratitude

    By Saadia Z. Yunus “When it rains, it really does pour,” she said aloud. “Why do horrible things happen to me?” It was just too easy to think this way, to look around and see that so many people had it better than her. She had lost her job and was finding it difficult to […]

Attitude of Gratitude

By Saadia Z. Yunus
“When it rains, it really does pour,” she said aloud. “Why do horrible things happen to me?” It was just too easy to think this way, to look around and see that so many people had it better than her. She had lost her job and was finding it difficult to pay […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Character, Social Ties|0 Comments

Let Us All Praise “The Appreciative One”

By Hesham Hassaballa

Another year has passed, and another Feast of Thanksgiving has come upon us. As families across our great nation gather together, eat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, gravy, and the like, it is a natural time for us as Americans to reflect over those things for which we should be thankful. As an […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|North America, On Faith, Thanksgiving|2 Comments
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    Story of Moses in the Quran

    Saulat Pervez     Among the prophets mutually revered by Islam and Judaism is the prominent figure of Moses or Musa, peace be upon him (pbuh). A descendant of Joseph, also known as Yusuf, (pbuh), Moses played a definitive role in restoring freedom to the Israelites. While he encountered many victories, he also experienced hardships […]

Story of Moses in the Quran

Saulat Pervez

 

 

Among the prophets mutually revered by Islam and Judaism is the prominent figure of Moses or Musa, peace be upon him (pbuh). A descendant of Joseph, also known as Yusuf, (pbuh), Moses played a definitive role in restoring freedom to the Israelites. While he encountered many victories, he also experienced hardships in his life.

 
Muslims […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Common Ground, Prophethood, The Holy Quran|13 Comments
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    Islamic Calligraphy

    A little taste of an Islamic Art The Glorious Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be on him) in the seventh century of the Christian Era (610 CE – 632 CE). The revelations came to the Prophet through the angel Gabriel. For the past fourteen centuries, Muslims from all over the world […]

Islamic Calligraphy

A little taste of an Islamic Art
The Glorious Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be on him) in the seventh century of the Christian Era (610 CE – 632 CE). The revelations came to the Prophet through the angel Gabriel. For the past fourteen centuries, Muslims from all over the world have […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Heritage, Muslim Heritage|2 Comments
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    Islam and the Thanksgiving Turkey

    By Eliza Berman Bassam Tariq didn’t grow up eating turkey; his parents didn’t like it. On Thanksgiving, they’d roast chicken and call it a day. But now Tariq has a hundred customers relying on his East Village Halal butcher shop, Honest Chops, to purvey the staple in their holiday meals, and they’re not just expecting any […]

Islam and the Thanksgiving Turkey

By Eliza Berman
Bassam Tariq didn’t grow up eating turkey; his parents didn’t like it. On Thanksgiving, they’d roast chicken and call it a day. But now Tariq has a hundred customers relying on his East Village Halal butcher shop, Honest Chops, to purvey the staple in their holiday meals, and they’re not just expecting any turkey.
Each […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Baghdad: Libraries and House of Wisdom

    Baghdad’s libraries Muslims learned how to make paper from the Chinese, and proceeded to transform this art into a major industry. By 793 C.E., there were many paper mills in Baghdad. This was a revolutionary development because the existing alternatives to paper were papyrus, which was fragile, and parchment, which was expensive; paper, on the […]

Baghdad: Libraries and House of Wisdom

Baghdad’s libraries
Muslims learned how to make paper from the Chinese, and proceeded to transform this art into a major industry. By 793 C.E., there were many paper mills in Baghdad. This was a revolutionary development because the existing alternatives to paper were papyrus, which was fragile, and parchment, which was expensive; paper, on the other […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|1 Comment
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    The Quran and Modern Science

    by Dr. Maurice Bucaille (Edited by Dr. A. A. Bilal Philips) Table of Contents Editor’s Foreword Introduction Religion & Science The Qur’an And Science Authenticity Of Qur’an Creation Of The Universe Astronomy The Sun and Moon. Stars and Planets Orbits The Day and Night The Solar Apex Expansion of the Universe Conquest of Space Geology […]

The Quran and Modern Science

by Dr. Maurice Bucaille (Edited by Dr. A. A. Bilal Philips)

Table of Contents
Editor’s Foreword
Introduction
Religion & Science

The Qur’an And Science

Authenticity Of Qur’an
Creation Of The Universe
Astronomy

The Sun and Moon.
Stars and Planets
Orbits
The Day and Night
The Solar Apex
Expansion of the Universe
Conquest of Space

Geology

Water Cycle
Mountains

Biology

Botany
Physiology

Embryology

Fertilization
Implantation
Embryo

Bible, Qur’an And Science

Creation
Age of the Earth
The Flood
The Pharaoh

EDITOR’S FOREWORD
This booklet by Dr. Maurice Bucaille has […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|On Faith, The Holy Quran|Comments Off on The Quran and Modern Science
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    What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

    Zaid Shakir Islamic teachings for children When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective of an Islamic education. That objective, […]

What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

Zaid Shakir
Islamic teachings for children
When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective of an Islamic education. That objective, in terms […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|Character, Social Ties|2 Comments
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