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    Muslim UCF students combat hate with peace

    By Adam Rhodes A dirty look, a glare, people muttering under their breath. Imagine all of this happening simply because you’re Muslim or you’re wearing a hijab. According to the Pew Research Center, there are 1.6 billion Muslim citizens around the world, which makes up 23 percent of the world’s population. Additionally, 13.7 percent of […]

Muslim UCF students combat hate with peace

By Adam Rhodes
A dirty look, a glare, people muttering under their breath. Imagine all of this happening simply because you’re Muslim or you’re wearing a hijab.

According to the Pew Research Center, there are 1.6 billion Muslim citizens around the world, which makes up 23 percent of the world’s population. Additionally, 13.7 percent of all religious-based […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|1 Comment

Why We Need the Islamic Call to Prayer at American Universities

By Jordan Denari
The average college student spends eight to 10 hours a day on a smartphone. Eighty percent of college students report feeling frequently stressed, and one in 10 have been diagnosed with anxiety, depression or other mental disorders. Like the rest of the country, universities are fraught with busyness and competing distractions. Students rush around, faces buried in […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Muhammad: The Final Prophet of God (pbuh)

In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Muhammadp, the final prophet of Islam, is widely considered one of the most influential men in history. Today, nearly one fourth of the world’s population follows the message he delivered. Despite Muhammadp’s lasting influence, many misconceptions continue to surround his persona and his teachings. This […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Muhammad, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith, Prophethood|13 Comments
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    Belief in Divine Books

    Quran – an intricate and beautiful book that is a light, a warning, a promise for Muslims. It was divinely revealed over fourteen hundred years ago. Ever since, the Quran remains a Muslim’s solace, hope, and guide. Quran, the holy book of Islam The Quran, the holy book of Islam, was given to Muhammad, the […]

Belief in Divine Books

Quran – an intricate and beautiful book that is a light, a warning, a promise for Muslims. It was divinely revealed over fourteen hundred years ago. Ever since, the Quran remains a Muslim’s solace, hope, and guide.

Quran, the holy book of Islam
The Quran, the holy book of Islam, was given to Muhammad, the final prophet […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Articles of Faith, Common Ground|17 Comments
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    Spiritual Awakening

    By Mahbubur Rahman Leading lives fully conscious of God We, human beings, of past, present and future, are in absolute need of Divine grace and the opportunity to earn His pleasure. Our human power — no matter how great — can’t give us immortality and eternal bliss. With or without our consent, we are heading […]

Spiritual Awakening

By Mahbubur Rahman
Leading lives fully conscious of God
We, human beings, of past, present and future, are in absolute need of Divine grace and the opportunity to earn His pleasure. Our human power — no matter how great — can’t give us immortality and eternal bliss. With or without our consent, we are heading to the […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Character, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

    The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979 . Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations October 15, 1979 Reported by Mr. Church, […]

Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979 .

Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

October 15, 1979 Reported by Mr. Church, with an amendment […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, North America|2 Comments
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    Prophets: An Introduction

    Dr. Jamal Badawi   Believing in prophets is part and parcel of being a Muslim.  It is documented in the Quran that belief in all the prophets is obligatory on every Muslim.  It specifically says, “So [you believers], say, ‘We believe in God and in what was sent down to us and what was sent […]

Prophets: An Introduction

Dr. Jamal Badawi

 

Believing in prophets is part and parcel of being a Muslim.  It is documented in the Quran that belief in all the prophets is obligatory on every Muslim.  It specifically says, “So , say, ‘We believe in God and in what was sent down to us and what was sent down to […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|On Faith, Prophethood|14 Comments

Racism After Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Dr. Mahbubur Rahman

Following the fatal shooting in Ferguson on August 2014 of an unarmed African American teenager, Michael Brown, by white police officer Darren Wilson, protests were sparked in Ferguson. The protests spread nationwide in November when a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Wilson and then the soon-to-follow decision not to indict […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Society|0 Comments

Duke Muslims And Non-Muslims Join For Call To Prayer

By Yonat Shimron
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) In the end, the Muslim call to prayer was broadcast from a small black speaker perched on the steps of the Duke Chapel Friday (Jan. 16), as hundreds of students, some Muslim but mostly non-Muslim, gathered in solidarity for the right of all students to pray publicly.

The gathering, replete with […]

By |January 18th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Islam does not preach violence

    By Saulat Pervez I recently attended a library event highlighting Muslim heritage where a gentleman asked, “Would you say that the acts of ISIS represent true Islam and that the rest of the billion-plus Muslim population is in fact deviating from the actual teachings of Muhammad?” When the coordinator responded with a firm, “No,” the […]

Islam does not preach violence

By Saulat Pervez
I recently attended a library event highlighting Muslim heritage where a gentleman asked, “Would you say that the acts of ISIS represent true Islam and that the rest of the billion-plus Muslim population is in fact deviating from the actual teachings of Muhammad?”

When the coordinator responded with a firm, “No,” the man looked […]

By |January 18th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments