What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:31+00:00 November 22nd, 2014|Character, Social-Ties, Solutions to Social Issues|

Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Unite At Saudi Conference To Condemn Islamic State

VIENNA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed conference on Wednesday in a rare display of inter-faith unity aimed at promoting tolerance and diversity. Islamic State has caused international alarm by capturing large expanses [...]

2018-01-05T03:45:04+00:00 November 19th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths, Jihad|

What is Islam?

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 that humankind has free choice in whether to [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:32+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Islam, On Faith, Submission|
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