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From Mulberry to Silk – The Journey of Islam in China

By Musaddique Thange

China is sometimes referred to as a “riddle wrapped in an enigma”. A nation with an ancient civilization that is one of the fastest growing economies of the modern world, a people steeped in history that also carry the promise of the future, and a country that is at once associated with rising […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Asia, Muslim Heritage|3 Comments
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    Belief in Prophets

    The Belief in Prophets According to Islam, God created humans for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings and guidance. In order to convey the purpose of their existence to humans, God sent clear and practical instructions through His prophets. Muslims believe that a prophet was selected […]

Belief in Prophets

The Belief in Prophets
According to Islam, God created humans for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings and guidance. In order to convey the purpose of their existence to humans, God sent clear and practical instructions through His prophets.

Muslims believe that a prophet was selected for every […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Articles of Faith, On Faith, Prophethood|38 Comments

Reflections on Black History Month

By Zaid Shakir
Reflections In black history
Black History Month should be of interest to every Muslim, especially in America. It is estimated that upwards to 20 percent of the Africans enslaved in the Americas were Muslim. In some areas, such as the coast of the Carolinas, Georgia, and parts of Virginia, the percentages of Muslims in the […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Africa, Muslim World, North America, Social Ties, Society|Comments Off on Reflections on Black History Month
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    Indonesia

    By Saulat Pervez When then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Indonesia in February, 2009, she remarked, “If you want to know if Islam, democracy, modernity and women’s rights can coexist, go to Indonesia.” Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed similar sentiments during a conference hosted by the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Rome-based Sant’ Egidio […]

Indonesia

By Saulat Pervez
When then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Indonesia in February, 2009, she remarked, “If you want to know if Islam, democracy, modernity and women’s rights can coexist, go to Indonesia.”

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed similar sentiments during a conference hosted by the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Rome-based Sant’ Egidio Community on […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|12 Comments
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    Towards Purification

    For Abdullah Alvarez, Ramadan is a time of intense focus on Islam. He tries to spend as much time at the mosque as possible, reciting Quran and attending any study circle. One of the things which helped him last Ramadan was to create a schedule around the 99 names of God. He chose three names […]

Towards Purification

For Abdullah Alvarez, Ramadan is a time of intense focus on Islam. He tries to spend as much time at the mosque as possible, reciting Quran and attending any study circle.

One of the things which helped him last Ramadan was to create a schedule around the 99 names of God. He chose three names per […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Fasting, On Faith, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

    The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979 . Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations October 15, 1979 Reported by Mr. Church, […]

Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979 .

Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

October 15, 1979 Reported by Mr. Church, with an amendment […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, North America|2 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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    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

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure.

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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

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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 […]

By |December 26th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|2 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 […]

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