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Obamas Cairo Speech

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary (Cairo,Egypt) ————————————————————————————– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2009 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON A NEW BEGINNING Cairo University Cairo, Egypt PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you very much. Good afternoon. I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and to be hosted by two remarkable institutions.

Why Muslims Fast

An excerpt from AbdulWahid Hamid’s Islam The Natural Way Every year, for one complete lunar month-the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, adult Muslims are required to fast. From dawn to sunset in the month of Ramadan, they refrain from all food and drink and sexual relations with the spouse. But if one is sick

Visit a Mosque

Visit a Mosque

We’ll do our best to arrange a visit for you. 877-WHY-ISLAM has a nationwide team of volunteers,who host non-Muslims at their local Mosques. If you’re interested, we’ll find a mosque close to your residence, then we’ll schedule a good time and date for you to come by. You can visit the mosque, view one of

877 Whyislam Presents: Revive your Imaan (faith) series

877 Whyislam Presents: Revive your Imaan (faith) series

General Information Course Agenda Course Outline Frequently Asked Questions Class: AQD 101 Date: Every Friday [starting Friday June 4th 2010] Time: 9pm to 10pm EST Topic: Tawheed — Islamic Monotheism Book: Fundamentals of Tawheed by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips Description: Correcting our Aqeedah (islamic belief system) according to the Quran and Sunnah Instructor: Imam Jawad

Becoming Muslim

“I studied philosophy at the university and it taught me to ask two things of whoever claimed to have the truth: What do you mean, and how do you know? When I asked these questions of my own religious tradition, I found no answers, and realized that Christianity had slipped from my hands.” The story

Michael Wolfe

Michael Wolfe

“I did not want to ‘trade in’ my culture. I wanted access to new meanings.” – How an American writer born of a Jewish father and a Christian mother found spiritual fulfillment in Islam. After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I was searching for new terms

Khadija Evans

How We Came To Embrace Islam? Khadija Evans, an American who experimented with umpteen Christian denominations, atheism and even Wicca tells how her post-September 11 investigations of Islam led first herself then her husband to their final spiritual home.   My name is Khadija Evans and this is the story of how my husband and

Aminah Assilmi

Aminah Assilmi

This American lady, a former radical feminist and Southern Baptist from Oklahoma, studied the Quran, Sahih Muslim and fifteen other books on Islam in an attempt to convert the Arabs in her college class to Christianity and “save those poor ignorant heathens from the fires of hell.” Guess what happened?! The Introduction and Decision I

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Courtesy U.S. Department of State’s Office of International Information Programs More than 1,200 mosques and Islamic centers have existed in this country, according to a survey conducted in the latter part of the 1990s, but fewer than 100 were actually designed as mosques. The survey revealed that most Islamic congregations in the United States began

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