Faith in Times of Uncertainty

by Dr Marwa Assar We as human are very uncomfortable with uncertainty.  God says in the Qur’an “Indeed, mankind was created anxious” (Qur’an, 70:19).  We like the world to be fully explained.  We like events and circumstances to be connected and explicable. We appreciate the “cause and effect” stories because it [...]

2017-09-12T18:05:02+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Home Article, What do Muslims Believe?|

Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979. Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations October 15, [...]

2017-09-16T21:38:33+00:00 January 24th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, North America|

Place of Abraham in Islam, Christianity, Judaism

Faith, Sacrifice, Commitment and Patience. These are just some of the qualities that characterize Prophet Ibrahim or Abraham as he is called in English (peace be upon him). So it should come as no surprise that he is revered not just in Islam, but in Christianity and Judaism as [...]

2017-09-20T00:25:06+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Common Ground, Comparative Religion|

Let Us All Praise “The Appreciative One”

By Hesham Hassaballa Another year has passed, and another Feast of Thanksgiving has come upon us. As families across our great nation gather together, eat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, gravy, and the like, it is a natural time for us as Americans to reflect over those things for [...]

2017-09-20T17:08:41+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|North America, On Faith, Thanksgiving|

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Courtesy U.S. Department of State's Office of International Information Programs More than 1,200 mosques and Islamic centers have existed in this country, according to a survey conducted in the latter part of the 1990s, but fewer than 100 were actually designed as mosques. The survey revealed that most Islamic [...]

2017-09-20T18:03:59+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Heritage, Muslim Heritage, North America|

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 [...]

2017-10-27T01:14:04+00:00 October 31st, 2014|family-in-islam, Islamic Teachings, North America, social-ties|
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