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    Moses and Khidr

        God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in […]

Moses and Khidr

 

 

God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in the Quran)

Moses […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Moses (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|1 Comment

Strength Through Character: Why the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is Important to All of Mankind

By Osman Shaheen
Many of the problems facing people in today’s world can be traced to a lack of adherence to moral values. From murder to embezzlement, the number and size of criminal activities have increased exponentially in the last five decades. One needs only to turn on the local evening news to become aware of […]

Why are millions going to Makkah?

877-Why-Islam presents a brief talk given by Mubinul Kathrada at an interfaith luncheon hosted by Zubaida Foundation.

Hajj, or the Pilgrimage, is the last among those acts of Worship, which Islam enjoins upon its followers. Like Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, it mounds their life and prepares them so that they may live in surrender to Allah […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith, Pilgrimage|1 Comment

Are We Really Inspired by Prophet Muhammad?

By Tarek M. T. Ezzat
In June 2010, Muslims in the UK produced an excellent series of short videos titled “Inspired by Muhammad” to improve public understanding of Islam and Muslims.

This campaign gave an overview of many aspects of the manners, teachings and dealings of Prophet Muhammad which most non-Muslims are not familiar with, and which […]

By |September 18th, 2014|Muhammad, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith, Prophet Muhammad|9 Comments

Prophet Joseph: From Trials to Triumph

By Azra Pervez
The story of Prophet Joseph, the son of Prophet Jacob, is given with great detail in the Quran in Chapter 12, aptly titled “Joseph.” It begins with a dream he relates to his father, “‘O my father! I did see eleven stars and the sun and the moon: I saw them prostrate themselves […]

By |August 9th, 2014|Common Ground, Prophethood|0 Comments

What Jesus (pbuh) said about Fasting

by Imam Shabir Ally
The Gospel of Matthew shows that Jesus “fasted forty days and forty nights” (Matthew 4:21). The Gospel of Luke adds the detail that “in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered” (Luke 4:2). Since Jesus fasted, his true followers will also fast, if they indeed […]

By |June 29th, 2014|Common Ground, Fasting, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|2 Comments

Muhammad's Charter of Freedom of Religion to St. Catherine's Monastery

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah
In 628 CE, Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, sent a charter of freedom of religion to St. Catherine’s Monastery at the foot of Mt. Sinai, during a time in history when no one was talking about freedom of religion, cultural pluralism and tolerance, or protection of human life.
Prophet Muhammad’s Statement to […]

By |April 9th, 2014|Common Ground, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)|0 Comments

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Islam is the culmination of the universal message of God taught by all of His prophets. Muslims believe that a prophet was chosen for every nation at some point in their history, enjoining them to worship God alone and delivering guidance on how to live peacefully with others. Some of the prophets of God include […]

By |June 28th, 2013|Muhammad, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), Prophethood|11 Comments

Prophet Abraham (pbuh)

Islam, along with Judaism and Christianity, is an Abrahamic faith. In other words, Muslims revere Abraham as a prophet and true follower of God’s religion. In the Quran, the holy book of Islam, God describes Prophet Abraham, peace be upon him (pbuh), as His friend:

Who could be better in religion than those who direct themselves […]

By |June 27th, 2013|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Prophethood|7 Comments

Jesus

Muslims respect and venerate Jesus, peace be upon him. They consider him to be one of God’s greatest messengers to humankind. The Quran re-affirms his miraculous birth and his miraculous abilities. Furthermore, his mother Mary is regarded as one of the most pure and exalted women of all creation.

At the same time, Islam teaches that […]

By |June 28th, 2012|Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|40 Comments