Sunni and Shia Muslims share many aspects of Islamic teachings in common and also have their differences. This article serves as a brief overview of the similarities and differences between the two groups. Are most Muslims Sunni or Shia? Sunnis make up the larger population of Muslims. [...]
by Habeeba Husain When people say “Islam is a way of life,” they really mean it. The religion dictates so much more about one’s existence than spirituality, worship, and prayers. It advises how one should act with parents, children, animals, the home, wealth, health, and the [...]
With the approach of Black History month, rising Islamophobia, and the portrayal of Islam as a religion that is foreign to America, it is important for us to look back at the history of Muslims in this country. The identity of slaves who came to America is rarely mentioned [...]
The actions and choices we make each day impact our future. Kindness, good character, healthy relationships with family and neighbors increases our life span. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said: Verily, whoever has been given the quality of kindness has been given his portion of good in [...]
Multimedia Video: 1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley has taken the starring role in this short feature film about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation.
The Islamic world celebrates Ramadan 2011: Boston Globe "Monday denoted the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Throughout the month devout Muslims must abstain from food, drinks, and sex from dawn-to-dusk. Muslims across the world consider the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar as the holiest. It [...]
Like many Muslims, Asim Khan is tired of the prejudice against his religion. The president of the Islamic Circle of North America New Jersey chapter welcomes curiosity. But he wishes those with questions about Islam would ask him or other Muslims before jumping to conclusions. "Rather than absorb knowledge from [...]
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