Meeting the Prophet Peace Be Upon Him

Imagine meeting the Prophet peace be upon him. What would you say? How would you introduce yourself? How will you stand? What will you wear? It is likely to be a very nerve wrecking experience because one would naturally want to do and say everything that pleases him. Abu Mas’ud [...]

2017-10-25T16:39:12+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Home Article, Muhammad, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), Prophet Muhammad|

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|

Who Was Jesus According to Jesus?

By Imam Shabir Ally The Quran tells us a lot of wonderful things about Jesus. As a result, believers in the Quran love Jesus, honor him, and believe in him. In fact, no Muslim can be a Muslim unless he or she believes in Jesus, on whom be peace. The [...]

Jesus: A Servant of God

By Imam Shabir Ally It will be quickly obvious that they often referred to him as a servant of God, but never Son of God. Peter, for example, said: “The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus” (Acts 3:13). Peter further [...]

The Messiah: Jesus, Son of Mary

By Imam Shabir Ally "O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion, and do not say anything concerning Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only a messenger of Allah, and His word which He conveyed unto Mary, and a spirit from [...]

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|

Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young [...]

2017-09-27T01:12:18+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Common Ground, Spiritual Journeys|

Why are millions going to Makkah?

877-Why-Islam presents a brief talk given by Mubinul Kathrada at an interfaith luncheon hosted by Zubaida Foundation. Hajj, or the Pilgrimage, is the last among those acts of Worship, which Islam enjoins upon its followers. Like Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, it mounds their [...]

2017-10-27T01:39:10+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Hajj, On Faith, Pilgrimage|

A Time to Unite and Heal as a Nation

Talat G. Hamdani, Mother of Mohammad Salman Hamdani NYPD Cadet, EMT, WTC II Supporter of 9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Muslim Americans have carried the cross since September 11, 2001. Time has come to take it off. My son, Mohammad Salman Hamdani, 23, was a first responder, an NYPD Cadet who [...]

2017-09-27T11:37:53+00:00 September 11th, 2014|9-11, Muslim Heritage|
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