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    Sanctity of Life: The Islamic Position on Terrorism

    877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure. Perhaps the greatest misunderstanding about Islam today is that it is an inherently violent religion whose followers condone acts of terrorism. In reality, terrorism and indiscriminate violence completely contradict the teachings of Islam. Islam is a religion of mercy and ethics.  It encourages people to beautify their relationship with God and with those […]

Sanctity of Life: The Islamic Position on Terrorism

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure.

Perhaps the greatest misunderstanding about Islam today is that it is an inherently violent religion whose followers condone acts of terrorism. In reality, terrorism and indiscriminate violence completely contradict the teachings of Islam. Islam is a religion of mercy and ethics.  It encourages people to beautify their relationship with God and with those around […]

By |January 15th, 2015|On Faith, Terrorism|7 Comments
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    Environment and Islam

    Climate Change: A Call for Personal Changes By Imam Shabir Ally The reality of climate change calls for a re-evaluation of our actions and a redirection of our energies towards the reduction or possible reversal of the looming environmental crisis. Religious leaders are challenged to look into their traditions for any inspiration that could guide […]

Environment and Islam

Climate Change: A Call for Personal Changes

By Imam Shabir Ally
The reality of climate change calls for a re-evaluation of our actions and a redirection of our energies towards the reduction or possible reversal of the looming environmental crisis. Religious leaders are challenged to look into their traditions for any inspiration that could guide us towards […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Social Ties|6 Comments

Place of Abraham in Islam, Christianity, Judaism

Faith, Sacrifice, Commitment and Patience.
These are just some of the qualities that characterize Prophet Ibrahim or Abraham as he is called in English (peace be upon him).

So it should come as no surprise that he is revered not just in Islam, but in Christianity and Judaism as well. Prophet Ibrahim is also a great personality […]

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    Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr

    By Sumara Khan Fatimah: A Widely Traveled Seeker of Knowledge The pursuit of knowledge and wisdom into the far reaches of the world is one of the jewels of Islamic civilization, and one of the most widely traveled seekers is a remarkable Muslim woman named Fatimah. Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr was born in 1130 […]

Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr

By Sumara Khan
Fatimah: A Widely Traveled Seeker of Knowledge
The pursuit of knowledge and wisdom into the far reaches of the world is one of the jewels of Islamic civilization, and one of the most widely traveled seekers is a remarkable Muslim woman named Fatimah. Fatimah bint Sa’d al Khayr was born in 1130 CE in […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, Notable Muslim Women|0 Comments

In France's Muslim Community, Stories Of Heroism, And Some Fear

By Lauren Frayer
When Lassana Bathily escaped from a Paris supermarket that was under siege, police at first thought he was the assailant. They forced him to the ground and handcuffed him.

Bathily, 24, is an immigrant from Mali, with the same skin color as the gunman for whom police were hunting. Also like the gunman, Bathily […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Slain officer’s family warns against viewing all Muslims as extremists

The family of one of the police officers murdered in Wednesday’s assault by Islamist extremists on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris has appealed to the public not to blame all Muslims for the attack.

Ahmed Merabet, himself a Muslim, was one of the 17 victims of a three-day Islamist killing spree that has shaken […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

    By Imam Khalid Griggs “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention. After being nearly beaten to death in a Mississippi jail for simply […]

Ferguson, Missouri: Anytown, USA

By Imam Khalid Griggs
“I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer, iconic Mississippi civil rights activist and organizer, uttered her now transcendent words on August 22, 1964, testifying before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention.

After being nearly beaten to death in a Mississippi jail for simply trying to […]

By |January 12th, 2015|On Faith, Society|2 Comments
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    Europe: Sicily

    The Emirate of Sicily The Emirate of Sicily, located in the south of Italy, was a part of the larger Islamic Empire from the ninth to the eleventh centuries, under a variety of rulers. Under Muslim administration, Sicily flourished: its population doubled, people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds co-existed harmoniously, agriculture prospered, exports increased, […]

Europe: Sicily


The Emirate of Sicily
The Emirate of Sicily, located in the south of Italy, was a part of the larger Islamic Empire from the ninth to the eleventh centuries, under a variety of rulers. Under Muslim administration, Sicily flourished: its population doubled, people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds co-existed harmoniously, agriculture prospered, exports increased, and […]

By |January 10th, 2015|Europe, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|4 Comments
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    Worship in Islam

    877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure. Request a copy View in PDF In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   Since the beginning of human history, worship has played a central role in people’s lives. Devotion to a higher being continues to tie humanity together despite differences in customs and a variety of beliefs. We […]

Worship in Islam

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

 

Since the beginning of human history, worship has played a central role in people’s lives. Devotion to a higher being continues to tie humanity together despite differences in customs and a variety of beliefs. We often associate worship with […]

By |January 10th, 2015|Articles of Faith, Brochures Online, On Faith, Prayer|10 Comments

Islam's Stance on the Gospel and Torah

Dr. Jamal Badawi
First of all, even though it is common to say that the Quran confirms the Bible, strictly speaking this is not correct. The term Bible does not appear anywhere in the Quran. The term Old Testament and New Testament does not appear anywhere in the Quran. The Quran actually confirms the original revelation […]

By |January 10th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|9 Comments
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