What is Eid al-Adha?

Islam has two primary holidays, the first is called Eid al-Fitr (Holiday of the Feast). This holiday takes place at the end of the month of Ramadan. The second holiday is called Eid al-Adha (Holiday of Sacrifice) and is considered the holier of the two holidays. Eid al-Adha takes [...]

2018-08-13T17:31:55+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Description of Hell Part II

Clothes of the Dwellers of Hell But those who disbelieved will have cut out for them garments of fire.  Poured upon their heads will be scalding water. (Quran 22:19) And you will see the criminals that Day bound together in shackles, their garments of liquid pitch (melted copper) and [...]

2018-07-20T20:19:04+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What is Islam?

Islam is the name of the religion that Muslims follow. People who practice Islam are called Muslims, just like those who practice Christianity are called Christians. The literal and lexical meaning of Islam means submission. Islam comes from the root Arabic letters s-l-m which are the same root letters [...]

2018-03-20T19:37:24+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Muslims Equal Islam Argument

Even though the terms “Islam” and “Muslims” are constantly mentioned in major media outlets, there is still considerable ignorance about both. Islam is often portrayed as a monolithic tradition that oppresses women, incites violence, and is at complete odds with modernity. Muslims are viewed as inherently violent, tribal, anti-Western, backward [...]

2018-03-19T16:39:22+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Wife of Pharaoh

Habeeba Husain Hearing the stereotypes of Muslim women as passive, weak, and oppressed is really disappointing, not to mention flat out wrong. The mislabels are not new, but their amplification in this post-9/11 and presidential Trump era in the United States makes them hard to ignore. When I [...]

2018-03-18T21:14:25+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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