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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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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 […]

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    Prayer

    God has ordered Muslims to pray at five set times of day: Dawn, before sunrise: Fajr. Midday, after the sun passes its highest point: Dhuhr. The late part of the afternoon: Asr. Just after sunset: Maghrib. Late evening: Isha. Prayer sets the rhythm of the day This prayer timetable gives Muslims a pattern for their […]

Prayer

God has ordered Muslims to pray at five set times of day:

Dawn, before sunrise: Fajr.
Midday, after the sun passes its highest point: Dhuhr.
The late part of the afternoon: Asr.
Just after sunset: Maghrib.
Late evening: Isha.
Prayer sets the rhythm of the day
This prayer timetable gives Muslims a pattern for their day.

In Islamic countries, the public call to […]

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Who Was Jesus According to Jesus?

By Imam Shabir Ally
The Quran tells us a lot of wonderful things about Jesus. As a result, believers in the Quran love Jesus, honor him, and believe in him. In fact, no Muslim can be a Muslim unless he or she believes in Jesus, on whom be peace.

The Quran says that Jesus was born of […]

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    Belief in One God

    The most fundamental teaching of Islam is to believe in the Oneness of God, in the sense of His being the only Creator, Preserver, Nourisher, etc. But this belief is not enough. Many of the idolaters knew and believed that only the Supreme God could do all this and yet they associated other gods with […]

Belief in One God

The most fundamental teaching of Islam is to believe in the Oneness of God, in the sense of His being the only Creator, Preserver, Nourisher, etc. But this belief is not enough. Many of the idolaters knew and believed that only the Supreme God could do all this and yet they associated other gods with […]

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Bio of Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick

Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick is a historian, social activist and religious leader of African and Native American descent. He has travelled to over 58 countries doing research and delivering lectures to various communities. His qualification in Islamic Studies comes from a BA from the Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia […]

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Jesus: A Servant of God

By Imam Shabir Ally
It will be quickly obvious that they often referred to him as a servant of God, but never Son of God. Peter, for example, said:

“The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus” (Acts 3:13).

Peter further said: “God raised up his servant” (Acts 3:26), […]

The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary

By Imam Shabir Ally
“O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion, and do not say anything concerning Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allah, and His word which He conveyed unto Mary, and a spirit from Him. So believe in Allah and His […]

Who was Jesus (pbuh)?

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure.
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In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

There are varied beliefs about Jesus among people of different faiths. Many believe he is God or the son of God. Some maintain that he was simply a very wise man. Others do not recognize Jesus at […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Comparative Religion, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|28 Comments

Medina Charter of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Pluralism

By Sean William White
The Medina Charter serves as an example of finding resolution in a dispute where peace and pluralism were achieved not through military successes or ulterior motives but rather through respect, acceptance, and denunciation of war —aspects that reflect some of the basic tenets of the religion Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, […]

By |December 20th, 2014|Common Ground, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)|0 Comments

Muhammad – What Manner Of Man Was He?

Imagine that someone at the office says that God speaks to him. At first we may think that he is not really serious. If he persists, we may wonder if he is truly sane. Or, could he be simply mischievous, trying to get us all worked-up over nothing? Or, might he be mendacious, lying for […]