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|

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 [...]

Abraham(PBUH)–Father of Prophets

Father of Prophets The birth of a Great Prophet Abraham, peace be upon him (pbuh), was born in a house of idolaters, in the kingdom of Babylon. His father Aazar was a well known idol sculptor that his people worshipped. As a young child, Abraham (pbuh) used to watch [...]

2017-09-20T16:45:40+00:00 December 6th, 2014|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Common Ground, Comparative Religion|

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 [...]

2017-09-20T17:45:09+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Islam, On Faith, Submission|

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|
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