What is Islam?

Understanding Islam Islam is the name of the religion that Muslims follow. People who practice Islam are called Muslims, just like those who practice Christianity are called Christians. The literal and lexical meaning of Islam means submission. Islam comes from the root Arabic letters s-l-m which are the [...]

2023-06-23T05:32:24+00:00March 20th, 2021|FAQs, Islam|

How Does One Become Muslim?

Understanding the Core Beliefs of Muslims Are you considering becoming Muslim but not sure what it entails? The first step is to ensure you understand the basic beliefs of Islam (found here). These beliefs consist of: Belief in one God, who has no partner or son All Prophets and Messengers [...]

2023-06-20T14:00:07+00:00February 27th, 2020|FAQs|

Frequently Used Terms

[/fusion_text] Allah: the Arabic word for God, the Creator of the universe. It is also used in Arabic versions of the Bible. Allahu Akbar: God is greater or greatest. Arabs: a race of people that share the Arabic language and culture. Not every Arab is a Muslim. In [...]

2023-07-14T20:33:28+00:00November 27th, 2019|FAQs|

Have the peaceful verses of the Qur’ān been abrogated?

By: Justin Parrott (Abu Amina Elias) Debunking Misconceptions In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful Advocating violent conquest or terrorism is one of the most common accusations against Islam, but it is also deeply uninformed of Islamic teachings, history, and theology. Muslims can point to many, [...]

2023-07-14T00:21:51+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Islam on Violence, Jihad, Misconceptions|
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