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Muslims Around the World: An Introduction

Fourteen hundred years ago, God sent Angel Gabriel to reveal the religion of Islam to Muhammad (peace be upon him). God transformed him from an ordinary man to the last of the Prophets. He was given the responsibility of guiding humanity to righteousness and the worship of One God alone.

Muhammad (pbuh) advised his fellow Arabs […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|3 Comments

Pauline Theology

By Dr. Laurence Brown
In the midst of the growing 19th and 20th century awareness of the differences between Trinitarian doctrine and the period of origins, a person might be surprised to find one group who claim to be followers of Christ Jesus reading the following in the Holy Quran:

“O People of the Book!  Commit no excesses in […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Christianity, Comparative Religion|0 Comments

The Justice of Judgment

By Dr. Laurence Brown
“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” –old proverb

True belief has a reward in the hereafter. Disbelief does too, buuuut … you don’t want it. Such has been the message of all the prophets—each and every one of them.

How can we justify an afterlife? Well, where else […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Articles of Faith|0 Comments


By Dr. Laurence Brown
“Life’s greatest tragedy is to lose God and not to miss him.” –F.W. Norwood

Atheists might assert that they don’t acknowledge the existence of God, but the view of some Christians and all Muslims is that at some level even the confirmed Atheist affirms God’s presence. The innate but neglected awareness of God […]

By |January 31st, 2015|God|0 Comments

Rights of non-Muslim minorities

Host:  What is the situation of non-Muslims in an Islamic State?

Jamal Badawi:

There seems to be undue fears that if we have a true and sincere Islamic State that there would be persecution towards non-Muslim minorities.  It is true that an Islamic State is not a secular state where God is kept out of the picture.  […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Islam and Other Faiths|1 Comment

Economic System in Islam

By Dr. Jamal Badawi
Host: We have never heard of an economic system for Christianity or Buddhism; how does this topic relate to religion?

Jamal Badawi:

To start with from a broad perspective what is religion?  It is a set of beliefs which organize or regulate the relationship between the individual and his Creator, God, and between the […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Islamic Finance|0 Comments

Toward an Ethical Economic System: Alleviating Suffering Caused by Greed

By Samya Ali
The Prophet (p) was asked which was the best form of income. He replied: “That for which a man works with his hands. And honest trading.” The Prophet himself was a trader and was well-known for his integrity. In fact, he was popularly known as “al-amin,” which means “the trustworthy.”

At a time when […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Islamic Finance, Society|0 Comments

Nature of Suffering

By Aisha Asif
Too often when we face some difficulties or experience some sort of loss, we feel sorry for ourselves. We wonder why we are suffering, and what we did to deserve this particular hardship. Some of us who are more self-examining might retrace our steps in an attempt to understand where exactly we went […]

By |January 31st, 2015|God|0 Comments

Rebuilding Broken Family Bonds

By Suzy Ismail
It’s impossible to fix what is broken if we won’t acknowledge the damage
Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, reminds us that “The best of you is he who is best to his family, and I am the best among you to my family.” How many of us can say that we truly live […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Family|0 Comments

Shariah Laws and Women: Interpretations and Misinterpretations

By Dr. Jasser Auda
Women’s issues are the real test for the current Islamic reform. The reason is that groundless and unfair differentiation between men and women is deeply embedded in many popular opinions that we inherited from the eras of decline of the Islamic civilization.

First of all, it is necessary to make the following distinctions:

1. […]

By |January 31st, 2015|Islam, Islam and Gender Issues, Women in Islam|0 Comments