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    Islam and the Environment

    Caring for the environment is an important teaching of Islam. The Qurʾān describes mankind as being stewards of the earth and therefore Muslims must care for the earth. It is our responsibility to care for the earth and environment. The reality of climate change requires us to rethink our lifestyles and actions and we must […]

Islam and the Environment

Caring for the environment is an important teaching of Islam. The Qurʾān describes mankind as being stewards of the earth and therefore Muslims must care for the earth. It is our responsibility to care for […]

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Benefits of Prayer

In his famous book on Provisions of the Hereafter, Ibn Qayyim mentions several benefits of prayer. These serve as a reminder for those seeking spiritual and emotional relief that prayer is the best outlet. The […]

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Read in the Name of God

The first word revealed in the Qurʾān was “read” or “recite.” The word iqra carries both meanings in it. Reading is a gateway to spiritual growth and intellectual development. Today, short tweets and social media […]

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Giving God a Loan

It might be a natural tendency to think that one loses money when they give charity. However, Islam challenges that notion. The Prophet peace be upon him is noted to have said that giving charity […]

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A Tree Without a Fruit

The first word revealed in the Qurʾān was “read.” Islam consistently emphasizes and encourages people to learn, read, think, reflect, and ponder. However, one cannot stop at knowledge, one must also act on what they […]

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Parent Child Communication

Islam is a religion for all, young, old, male, female, educated, and the unlettered. The Qurʾān provides guidance about proper parent-child communication. Prophets in the Qurʾān were all concerned about the guidance of their children. […]

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Righty or Lefty? Books on the Day of Judgement

Muslims believe that on the day of resurrection mankind will stand before God waiting for judgment about their eternal destiny. Is it heaven or hell? The Qurʾān notes that people will know the answer to […]

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Preservation of Prophet Muhammad’s Statements

Part 1

How Do We Know the Prophet Really Said It?

How do we know that the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, actually said the things Muslims claim he said? Do the words attributed to the […]

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Muslims Making America Great, Again and Again

If one’s only source of information are certain news outlets, one may think that Muslims make no contribution to America. In fact, one might even have an image of Muslims as monsters out to mercilessly […]

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Waiting in Line….for the ultimate end

The famous Companion of the Prophet, peace be upon him, named Umar once said:
“Everyday it is said that so and so has died, and there must come a day when it will be said that […]

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Gratitude is a State of Mind

Everyday when we wake up we cannot control what happens to us or what comes our way, but we can control how we react to it. We can be grateful for the good and patient […]

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When the Baby Girl is Asked…

The Qurʾān paints a powerful scene of the day of judgment when the weakest and most fragile humans will receive justice. It was a common custom in some pre-Islamic Arab cultures to bury their new […]

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Does God Exist? Prove it!

The question of God’s existence is one that is often raised in gatherings, classrooms, television, and movies. While some doubt God, many humans throughout different times, cultures, and regions acknowledged the existence of a higher […]

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Meeting the Prophet Peace Be Upon Him

Imagine meeting the Prophet peace be upon him. What would you say? How would you introduce yourself? How will you stand? What will you wear? It is likely to be a very nerve wrecking experience […]