Who is Allah?

Dr. Jamal Badawi The proper terminology used, in Islam, for God is “Allah.” There are a number of reasons for having a special word for God. First of all, the term “Allah” means, in Arabic, the one and only universal God or Creator and Provider of the universe. Notice [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:01+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Concept of God, On Faith|

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+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Islam, On Faith, Submission|

Family: The Building Blocks of Society

By Saulat PervezMr. and Mrs. Siddiq migrated to the United States in the late 1980s from Pakistan. Sponsored by Mrs. Siddiq’s brother, they had a clear and simple goal: to avail better educational opportunities for their four children in the New World.Muhammad Uthman came to the United States as a [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:35+00:00 October 31st, 2014|family-in-islam, Islamic Teachings, North America, social-ties|
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