What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

By: Zaid Shakir Islamic Teachings for Children When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective [...]

2023-07-11T20:19:11+00:00November 22nd, 2014|Character, Social-Ties, Solutions to Social Issues|

La introducción (primer capítulo del Corán)

Sura Al-Fatiha "La Apertura" La sura Al-Fatiha ("La apertura") es el primer capítulo del Corán. Sus versículos son una plegaria para pedir la guía de Dios y subrayan el Señorío y la Misericordia de Dios(Alá en árabe). Este capítulo tiene un papel especial en las oraciones diarias (Salat), recitándose al [...]

2024-01-31T23:33:09+00:00November 21st, 2014|El Sagrado Corán, Sobre la fe|

What is Islam?

Islam: The Meaning of Submission and Peace The word Islam means voluntary “Submission” or “Surrender” to the Will of God. It derives from the root word “salam,” meaning peace. In the Quran, God defines that the only purpose for which He created mankind is to Worship Him. Islam recognizes [...]

2023-06-26T23:20:08+00:00November 17th, 2014|Islam, On Faith, Submission|

Jihad Explained

By: M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.,Published by The Institute of Islamic Information & Education What Does Jihad Really Mean? In the linguistic sense, the Arabic word "jihad" means struggling or striving and applies to any effort exerted by anyone. In this sense, a student struggles and strives to get an education [...]

2023-07-19T17:53:24+00:00November 13th, 2014|Jihad, On Faith, Terrorism|
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