Category: understand Islam

You don’t need to look much further than the Quran for proof that Islam is a peaceful religion

A man reads the QuranHere are the reasons why the Quran doesn’t support the actions of terrorist groups both in the reasons for waging war and what it is appropriate to do when there is defensive justification for war.

 To be frank, God does give conditional permission for Muslims to wage war; however there are strict guidelines for this which jihadists do not adhere to…more:  .independent

The Greatness of Islamic Justice

  Allah created man to be His servant and to implement His Way on earth. If humans distance themselves from this message, then they distance themselves from God’s injunctions. That is why Islam has prepared its followers to follow this…

Islam, America and July 4th – The Muslim Times

Reciting, “One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all” is like coming home for 4th-of-july.jpgMuslims. Indeed, Islam rests on the foundation of Tauheed, the oneness of God, oneness of universe and oneness of mankind with liberty and justice. If Quran, the holy book of Muslims can be summed up in one word, it would be justice. Justice imbues a sense of security and trust among people leading to peace and prosperity. Our country started out with the constitution that no other nation on the earth had done before…more: themuslimtimes

Memory: Exhibit Illuminates the Divine Art of the Qur’an

A major exhibition on the art of the Quran is being billed as the first of its kind in the U.S. Sixty-eight of the most important and exquisite Qurans ever produced are on view now at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. Jeffrey Brown reports on the vast variety of the manuscripts on display and the beauty, history and hard work behind each masterpiece.

What is Islam?

This short 5 min video provides brief answers to what is Islam,what it stands for and what has been its contribution to civilization. . .