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What do Muslims think about Jesus (PBUH)?

 

 

Muslims respect and venerate Jesus Christ. They consider him to be one of God’s greatest messengers to humankind. The Qur’an re-affirms his miraculous birth and his miraculous abilities. Furthermore, his mother Mary is regarded as one of the most pure and exalted women of all creation. As the Quran says:

“Behold! the angel said: ‘God has […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|22 Comments
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    Shura: A Social Approach to Consultation

    By Lamya Hamad Shura, or consultation, embraces every facet of life and is easily adaptable to a variety of different situations. In Islam, it is encouraged not only in the political realm but on a social scale as well, involving families and professional entities. The Quran mentions shura when it refers to those “who (conduct) […]

Shura: A Social Approach to Consultation

By Lamya Hamad
Shura, or consultation, embraces every facet of life and is easily adaptable to a variety of different situations. In Islam, it is encouraged not only in the political realm but on a social scale as well, involving families and professional entities. The Quran mentions shura when it refers to those “who (conduct) their […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Social Ties, Society|0 Comments

At 17, Malala becomes the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner in history

By Amar Toor
Kailash Satyarthi and 17-year-old Malala Yousafzay have won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the decision at a press conference today in Oslo. Satyarthi, an Indian, and Yousafzay, from Pakistan, will […]

By |October 14th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

How An Illinois Mom Converted To Islam And Found Peace And Joy During Her Very First Hajj

Kristin Szremski is a 53-year-old mom from Palo Hills, Illinois. Born into a Missouri-Synod Lutheran family, she first converted to Catholicism before finding her place in Islam. This year, Szremski was one of the hundreds of thousands of Muslims who were drawn to Mecca between October 2 – 7 to complete the fifth pillar of […]

By |October 14th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|1 Comment

Searching for Identity: Muslims in Australia

 

For at least two centuries, Muslims have visited and worked in Australia. Malay fishers and divers were followed by Afghan camel drivers. However, large-scale Muslim settlement in Australia only began after World War II as a wave of people left behind conditions of economic hardship in search of a better life. … Later events in […]

By |October 11th, 2014|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|1 Comment

Elderly Care

The Status of the Elderly in Islam

On a visit to a post office in San Diego, California, I noticed an elderly lady struggling to get out of her car. Alone and probably in her mid seventies she held the door with a trembling hand as she stepped out of the driver’s seat.

“May I help you […]

By |October 11th, 2014|Family, Social Ties, Society|6 Comments

Implications of God's Attributes

Dr. Jamal Badawi

 

 

 

Each of the basic divine attributes has a practical relevance and implication in the day to day life of various individuals. Here, we will discuss a variety of them.

 
Oneness of God
When discussing the oneness of God this in itself provides a base for humanity to unite. That is talking about one common Lord […]

By |October 11th, 2014|God, On Faith|3 Comments
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    Moses and Khidr

        God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in […]

Moses and Khidr

 

 

God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in the Quran)

Moses […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Moses (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|1 Comment

Protecting Our Children

By Saadia Z. Yunus
He sits outside of his house hiding behind a bush. His eyes are on the front door waiting for it to open. The seconds feel like hours as sweat drips down the side of his face. Finally, the door opens and his heart stops as he sees the big brown boots emerging […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Family|0 Comments
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    How Muslims Are Using Sharia Law To Condemn ISIS

    By Ben Winsor Islamic scholars and Muslim leaders around the world have come together to condemn ISIS and its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, issuing a letter accusingBaghdadi of failing to respect key tenants of the Islam. The letter, signed by 126 Muslims, offers an academic rebuke of Baghdadi’s interpretation of Islam, which the leader has claimed is the basis […]

How Muslims Are Using Sharia Law To Condemn ISIS

By Ben Winsor
Islamic scholars and Muslim leaders around the world have come together to condemn ISIS and its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, issuing a letter accusingBaghdadi of failing to respect key tenants of the Islam.

The letter, signed by 126 Muslims, offers an academic rebuke of Baghdadi’s interpretation of Islam, which the leader has claimed is the basis for founding […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|1 Comment
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