The Tragedy of 9/11

Today, more than a decade later, the perception of Islam in America continues to be overshadowed by the events of 9/11, as apparent in right-wing rhetoric, the anti-Shariah campaign, and the various obstacles different mosques face. Many forget that the collective fabric of American lives was jolted that day – [...]

2018-05-13T15:56:12+00:00December 31st, 2013|9-11|

Shariah: An Introduction

The final prophet of Islam, Muhammad, peace be upon him, began receiving revelations from God at the age of 40 in 610 C.E. Over the next 23 years, the Quran, the holy book of Islam, was gradually revealed which represents not only the spiritual fountainhead for Muslims but is also [...]

2017-12-19T18:25:41+00:00December 31st, 2013|Sharia|

Islam in Australia

Muslims in Australia have a long and varied history Some of Australia’s earliest visitors were Muslim, from the east Indonesian archipelago. They made contact with mainland Australia as early as the 16th and 17th centuries. While most of their contributions were never truly acknowledged contemporaneously and Australia for the most [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:49+00:00December 21st, 2013|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Jews vs. Muslims

Rabbi Levi Welton "The most heinous and the most cruel crimes of which history has record have been committed under the cover of religion." -- Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Whether its jihadi terrorists, crusading rapists or holy conquerors, it seems that our history is replete with great religions creating great suffering. [...]

2018-01-05T03:45:05+00:00August 27th, 2013|External Links, Jihad|

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 [...]

2017-12-19T18:23:54+00:00June 27th, 2013|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Prophethood|