Shariah Law: Opportunity or Threat to America? Imam Siraj Wahhaj

Shariah is an integral part of Islam. It is often defined as ‘Islamic law,’ causing one to assume that it consists mostly of criminal rulings and penalties. However, Shariah encompasses much more than the conventional understanding of law. While Shariah provides the legal framework for the foundation and functioning [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:04+00:00 August 7th, 2014|FAQs, North America, shariah, social-ties|

African Muslim Slaves in the Americas: An Understudied Presence

For three hundred and fifty years, Muslim men, women, and children, victims of the general insecurity that the Atlantic slave trade and the politico-religious conflicts in West Africa fostered, were sold in the New World. They were among the very first Africans to be shipped, and among the very [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:05+00:00 August 2nd, 2014|Africa, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Europe: Spain

  877-Why-Islam presents a talk by Imam Zaid Shakir - Islamic Spain was a multi-cultural mix of the people of three great monotheistic religions: Muslims, Christians, and Jews. For more information, please call 877-Why-Islam or visit http://www.WhyIslam.org or check us out on facebook and twitter. [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:05+00:00 July 20th, 2014|Europe, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Islam in America

Explore the relationship between Islam and America through a Multimedia Interview with Imam Khalid Griggs. History of Muslims in America. Of all the faiths practiced in the United States, Islam is the fastest growing, the most questioned and the least understood. Who are the American Muslims? When did they [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:07+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Muslim Heritage, North America|

The Muslim World

Fourteen hundred years ago, God sent Angel Gabriel to reveal the religion of Islam to Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh). God transformed him from an ordinary man to the last of the Prophets. He was given the responsibility of guiding humanity to righteousness and the worship of One God [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:43+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Islam in Australia

Muslims in Australia have a long and varied history Some of Australia’s earliest visitors were Muslim, from the east Indonesian archipelago. They made contact with mainland Australia as early as the 16th and 17th centuries. While most of their contributions were never truly acknowledged contemporaneously and Australia for the most [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:49+00:00 December 21st, 2013|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|
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