Interfaith Solidarity: Palestinian Christians and Muslims

The Israeli occupation impacts all Palestinians - Muslim and Christian alike. By standing together in solidarity against discrimination, Palestinian Muslims and Christians provide a model for peaceful coexistence. Palestine is the birthplace of Jesus, peace be upon him. Outside of Christianity, Islam is the only faith that recognizes Jesus, [...]

2023-12-20T14:17:21+00:00December 20th, 2023|Islam and Other Faiths|

Embracing Islam from Mormon Roots: A Journey of Faith and Identity

By: Shaylene Haswarey My interest in comparing Mormonism and Islam started during my senior year of high school in 1998, but my journey learning about my Mormon roots started much earlier. Journal Entry, Saturday, July 16, 1994, age 13: I had one of the best days of my life [...]

2024-06-26T14:18:54+00:00October 3rd, 2023|Christianity, Converts, Islam|

The Original Sin?

By: Uzma Saeed What Happens to Generational Debt? Several years ago, one of my very close relatives died leaving behind a pile of debt. Needless to say, his children were devastated. Their pain was two-fold; losing their beloved father and the unpaid personal loans he [...]

2023-06-16T22:54:34+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Christianity, Islam|

Salvation in Islam

Islam vs. Christianity: How Do They Differ on Original Sin and Salvation? There are many similarities between Islam and Christianity, but there are also some central differences. The notion of original sin and salvation are vastly different in terms of the nuances. In Islam, humans are born free of sin. [...]

2023-06-22T23:10:01+00:00March 10th, 2021|Christianity, Islam|

This American Muslim Founded an Organic Farm that Empowers the Poor and Multiple Faith Communities

By: Habeeba Husain Empowering Faith Organizations Through Organic Farming In an effort to highlight inspirational American Muslims, WhyIslam spoke with Hisham Moharram, a scientist turned activist entrepreneur. He began a community-owned, science-based, certified organic agribusiness called Good Tree Farm in New Egypt, N.J. The farm’s sister non-profit organization, [...]

2023-07-16T19:20:20+00:00April 23rd, 2018|American Muslims, Islam and Other Faiths|

The Disciples of Jesus and the Companions of Muhammad (peace be upon him)

Jesus' Disciples and Muhammad's Companions: A Comparison Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) was sent to the Children of Israel and was in need of individuals to support him. Similarly, the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) were his helpers and disciples. The Qurʾān speaks highly [...]

2023-08-27T15:56:19+00:00February 26th, 2018|Christianity, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|
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