How Does One Become Muslim?

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 All scripture revealed by God [...]

2020-02-27T21:30:56+00:00February 27th, 2020|FAQs|

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

Justin Parrott (Abu Amina Elias) 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, many verses in [...]

2019-05-28T20:00:43+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Islam on Violence, Jihad, Misconceptions|

What is 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 same root letters [...]

2019-05-20T21:07:39+00:00March 20th, 2018|FAQs, Islam|

The Muslims Equal Islam Argument

Even though the terms “Islam” and “Muslims” are constantly mentioned in major media outlets, there is still considerable ignorance about both. Islam is often portrayed as a monolithic tradition that oppresses women, incites violence, and is at complete odds with modernity. Muslims are viewed as inherently violent, tribal, anti-Western, backward [...]

2018-03-19T16:39:22+00:00March 18th, 2018|FAQs, Islam, Jihad, Terrorism, Women in Islam|
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