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Islam Message Is the inheritance of men actually twice that of women? - 11/11/2015
Although it appears that the inheritance of men is twice that of women...
Islam Message What is Islam's view on obedience to the law of the land? - 11/5/2015
In Islam obedience to the law of the land is a religious duty.
Islam Message Misconceptions About The Niqab - 10/19/2013
None of the niqab-wearing women who I know, wear it because they have been forced to. They see it as an act of devotion to their Creator
Islam Message Seize the Moment - 10/10/2013
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” [motivational author, Denis Waitley]
Islam Message Is 'Allah' the same god of the Jews and Christians? - 9/28/2013
The word "Allah" is the perfect word to describe the God of Jews and Christians as it does not permit gender nor plural
Islam Message What's The Difference Between A Scholar And A Da'i? - 8/3/2013
The Scholar is one to whom Allâh has given knowledge and who may or may not be a dâ’î. However, if the Scholar is not a dâ’î., then he is extremely deficient in his knowledge and is not a complete inheritor of the Messenger of Allâh
Islam Message Why Are Fornicators Punished? - 6/16/2013
if a married person committed zina (illegitimate sexual intercourse) his punishment is sangsar (stoning), right?
Islam Message How Should a True Muslim Be? - 6/11/2013
What is really interesting in your question is that it indicates that you have realized the essence of rituals.
Islam Message Is God Pure, Good, Loving and Fair? - 5/15/2013
Allah tells us He is Pure, Loving, and absolutely Just in every respect. He says He is the Best of Judges. He also tells us the life we are in here is a test.
Islam Message Is There Evidence God Exists? - 4/24/2013
Yes. Allah has sent down miracles, revelations and messengers to give clear proofs He exists and more important, what we should do once we come to this realization.
Islam Message Why should someone be a Muslim? Can't we follow any religion we please? - 4/15/2013
There are many people who follow the teachings of a religion as best they can and others who believe in God in some way without practicing any formal religion
Islam Message Is it legal for Muslims to follow a non-Muslim government? - 3/26/2013
The very fact you ask these questions, which are political, show that Islam and politics cannot be separated. Islam as a total way of life covers politics as well as all other aspects of life.
Islam Message Why Islam Forbids Pork?  - 2/24/2013
Food and drink have direct effect on our health. That is why Islam has prescribed regulations about our food and drink.
Islam Message Does modern science benefit from Islamic scholarship hundreds of years ago? - 2/13/2013
Absolutely" says Yusuf Estes, former U.S. Muslim Chaplain, "Just think of the major contributions Muslims gave the whole world over the last 1,400 years.."
Islam Message Common Grounds Between Moses and Muhammad - 2/2/2013
First, let me please draw your attention that it is not really accurate to refer to the Old Testament as Torah (pronounced in Arabic as "Tawrah").
Islam Message The Spirit in Qur’an and Christianity - 12/19/2012
The Spirit mentioned in the Qur’an refers to different persons. The Holy Spirit mentioned in the Qur’an refers to the Angel Jibreel sent by Allah to assist His chosen servants in their divinely ordained missions.
Islam Message How do we know Islam is the truth? - 10/9/2012
4- The Quran contains scientific facts, which are 1300 years ahead of their time. The Quran while revealed 1400 years ago contains scientific facts, which are only now being discovered. It is not in contradiction to science.
Islam Message Why are Muslims angry over video? - 9/23/2012
Answer: All the prophets - Muhammad, Jesus Moses and others [of the Abrahamic religions] - are highly respected figures in the Islamic faith. One cannot differentiate between them in terms of the reverence that should be given to each.
Islam Message What are the major differences between Islam and Judaism? Please tell me in detail. - 8/26/2012
The first point I would like to make here is that when we talk about Islam we may mean different things. First there is the essence meaning of Islam: submission to the will of God.
Islam Message What is so miraculous about the Qur'an?  - 6/13/2012
The prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, did not know how to read or write. Yet the Qur’an which was being revealed to him was (and still is) the highest pinnacle
Islam Message Sources of the Shar`iah: Man-made or Divine? - 6/6/2012
Question: I have read somewhere that Shari`ah (Islamic Law) is 90 percent man-made. Is that so?? Is there any non-Muslim scholar, who has interpreted the Qur’an in detail??? If yes, then do provide me with
Islam Message Question: As an American Christian, I am for peace and my prayers go against the war... I am current - 5/24/2012
We really hope that the anti-war movement in US would grow. This is because I am honestly afraid;
Islam Message Scriptures Before the Qur'an - 5/14/2012
Humanity needs Divine Guidance to lead a meaningful life on earth; and so God out of His infinite Mercy has communicated with us in order to guide us.
Islam Message Under Islamic law, why is a woman’s share of inherited wealth half that of a man’s? - 5/6/2012
Islam abolished the former practice whereby inheritance went only to the oldest male heir.
Islam Message Is the Qur'an Self-Inspired?  - 2/13/2012
There is an allegation that Muhammad received all the knowledge contained in the Qur'an from a human teacher.
Islam Message Muslims say that the Qur'an is a Miracle. What is so miraculous about a book? - 1/31/2012
Previous prophets performed miracles to prove that their message was not their own but God's message.
Islam Message Why did People turn away from God?  - 1/29/2012
The situation now in the world is different because there are now a very large number of people who do not believe in a Creator or in life after death
Islam Message JIHAD: What Does it mean? - 1/1/2012
The word jihad has been frequently used by the Western press over the past few decades, explained directly or subtly to mean "holy war."
Islam Message What is Islam's take on the relationship of humanity with religion? - 10/4/2011
Islam teaches that God Almighty is the Creator and the Sustainer of the whole universe and everything in it. Of the numberless creations of God, only humans are given freedom, though within limits.
Islam Message What non-Muslim scholars say about the Quran? - 10/2/2011
Humanity has received the Divine guidance through two channels: firstly the word of Allah, secondly the Prophets who were chosen by Allah to communicate His will to human beings.
Islam Message Was Islam Spread By the Sword? - 10/2/2011
One of the bizarre myths perpetuated about Islam, during the centuries of mistrust during and after the Crusades, is that Muslim armies forced people to accept Islam at the point of the sword.
Islam Message Why does Islam have the concept of jihad or holy war, which some use to justify violence and terrori - 9/25/2011
Islam comes from the root word Salaam, which means peace. It also means submitting one’s will to Allah ,al-Mighjty. The word Salaam is also an attribute of God. In this context,
Islam Message Is Humility the Essence of Greatness?  - 9/17/2011
My experience in human resources has led me to study various aspects of the human personality, including the theoretical frameworks that define the characteristics of effective leaders.
Islam Message Does Islam regard men and women as equal? - 8/30/2011
Firstly: This word – equality – which many thinkers in both the east and the west advocate in various fields of life is a word which is based on deviation and a lack of understanding,
Islam Message Does Islam regard men and women as equal? - 8/20/2011
One of the things that people misunderstand is when they say that “Islam is the religion of equality”. What they should say is that Islam is the religion of justice.
Islam Message Why do Muslims abstain from pork? - 8/8/2011
Islam is a culmination of the same monotheistic religion that was revealed to earlier prophets.
Islam Message Why does Islam prohibit the consumption of alcohol? - 7/26/2011
Alcohol has been the scourge of human society since time immemorial. It continues to cost countless human lives, and causes terrible misery to millions throughout the world.
Islam Message Killing an animal is a ruthless act. Why then do Muslims consume non-vegetarian food? - 7/21/2011
‘Vegetarianism’ is now a movement the world over. Many even associate it with animal rights. Indeed, a large number of people consider the consumption
Islam Message How can Islam be called the religion of peace when it was spread by the sword? - 7/13/2011
It is a common complaint among some non-Muslims that Islam would not have millions of adherents all over the world,
Islam Message Why does Islam prohibit a woman from having more than one husband?  - 7/2/2011
A lot of people, including some Muslims, question the logic of allowing Muslim men to
Islam Message Why is a man allowed to have more than one wife in Islam? i.e. why is polygamy allowed in Islam? - 6/30/2011
Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygamy where a man marries more than one woman,
Islam Message Is the Qur'an copied from the Bible? - 5/25/2011
In addressing this misconception, it is interesting to note that no other religious scripture claims to be totally the direct word of God as clearly and as often as the Qur'an.
Islam Message Is Islam Opposed to Knowledge and Science? - 5/23/2011
Islam is not opposed to knowledge and science. Knowledge is of two types: religious, which has to do with the understanding of the religious duties one is required to carry out, and temporal, which has to do with all that is needed to know with a view to living a comfortable and beneficial life.
Islam Message What should I do once I become a Muslim?  - 4/30/2011
Offers twelve tips that a new Muslims should try and focus on after converting to Islam.
Islam Message How are Muslims supposed to treat people of other faiths?  - 2/20/2010
Tolerance is the attitude that should govern the dealings of all people with one another. Religious tolerance is an essential principle...
Islam Message Why does Islam allow the slaughter of animals?  - 2/13/2010
While Islam enjoins mercy and compassion toward all living creatures, it maintains that God has created...
Islam Message Why should someone be a Muslim?  - 1/18/2010
Many have abandoned the thought that there could be any true religion because nearly all religions claim to be true.
Islam Message What is the purpose of worship?  - 12/21/2009
Studies in human psychology confirm that man is a worshipper by instinct, that worship is instilled in him as part of his nature...
Islam Message If Islam opposes idol worship, why do Muslims pray to a square structure?  - 11/28/2009
The simple cube-shaped stone building located in Makkah is called the Ka’bah or the Sacred House. It is the point towards which Muslims face when they pray. Although Muslims face the direction of the Ka’bah during prayer, they do not worship it. Muslims worship and pray only to God.
Islam Message Is Islam an Arab Religion?  - 10/26/2009
This mistaken assumption is possibly based on the fact Prophet Muhammad was an Arab, that most of the first generation of Muslims were Arabs, and that the Qur´an is in the Arabic language.
Islam Message Is there a difference between Muslims and Black Muslims? - 6/17/2009
African-American Islam emerged in the early 20th century when a number of black Americans converted to Islam, the religion they believed was part of their original African identity.
Islam Message Does the Qur'an contain any prophecies about the future? Have any of these proved true? - 3/7/2009
Let us see some examples of Qur’anic prophecies that have already been fulfilled. One example is a prophecy that occurs in Chapter 30 of the Qur’an. In the...
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