Shariah Laws and Women: Interpretations and Misinterpretations

By Dr. Jasser Auda Women’s issues are the real test for the current Islamic reform. The reason is that groundless and unfair differentiation between men and women is deeply embedded in many popular opinions that we inherited from the eras of decline of the Islamic civilization. First of all, it [...]

2017-12-19T19:23:56+00:00January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Muhammad – What Manner Of Man Was He?

By Shabir Ally July 28, 2009 Imagine that someone at the office says that God speaks to him. At first we may think that he is not really serious. If he persists, we may wonder if he is truly sane. Or, could he be simply mischievous, trying to get us [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:27+00:00December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Belief in Angels

In common folklore, angels are thought of as good forces of nature, hologram images, or illusions. Western iconography sometimes depicts angels as fat cherubic babies or handsome young men or women with a halo surrounding their head. In Islam, they are real created beings who will eventually suffer death, but [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:30+00:00December 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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+00:00November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Voices of Muslim Women

In spite of the impression dominant in the West that Islam is oppressive to women, the majority of American converts to Islam are women. The following are the expressed feelings of several anonymous Muslim women converts to Islam who happen to be Americans. They hoped to convey their feelings to [...]

2018-01-23T13:47:18+00:00November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Is Life Fair?

  877-Why-Islam presents Sh. Omar Suleiman who asks important questions about our goal in life. Is the enjoyment of life the ultimate goal worth living for? Can a blind and homeless individual be more content than a famous actor? Explore why individuals display such varying levels of [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:33+00:00November 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Human Rights in Islam

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure Request a copy View in PDF By Azra Awan We live in an age that is striking in its unprecedented technological sophistication. Unfortunately, the prejudices and inequities that have plagued the human race historically continue to exist, and are responsible for [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:38+00:00October 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Islam Explained

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure Request a copy View in PDF Islam completes the long chain of guidance from God to humanity. Meticulously preserved and thoroughly documented, Islam’s message has a familiar resonance, owing to its shared history and common values, with Abrahamic religions. Additionally, Islam [...]

2018-05-13T15:49:58+00:00August 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Why Islam on CNN

(CNN) – Want to learn more about Islam? There’s a hotline for that. And, through the end of the month, lots of roadside billboards to get the word out about it. Two 48 foot-tall billboards towering over the New Jersey Turnpike bear the messages "877-Why-Islam — Get the Facts” and [...]

2018-01-28T09:27:02+00:00August 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|
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