Category: understand Islam

Women Inheritance!

One of the most important differences between the Quran and the Bible is their attitude towards female inheritance of the property of a deceased relative. The Biblical attitude has been succinctly described by Rabbi Epstein: “The continuous and unbroken tradition since…

I’baadah is Humility and love

Al-‘Ibaadah which we are commanded to perform includes the meaning of humility and love, it contains extreme humility before Allah ( The Almighty God) together with the extreme love for Him . The uppermost level of love is the extreme…

Truthfulness

“O You who believe! Have taqwa with Allah, and be among the truthful.” (Surat al- Tawbah:119) Many people understand truthfulness to mean truthfulness of the tongue through speech alone. In reality, truthfulness is a vast curriculum. It is as much…

Islamic Ruling On Lies And Liars

Allah Almighty tells about the source of lying inside the brain of humans, fourteen hundred years ago. Allah tells us how He will deal with the liars, the lying sinful liars, in surah Al Alaq. (chpater 96).“Allah will grab him…

Finding the Prophet in His People

Finding the Prophet in his People by Dr. Ingrid Mattson I spent a lot of time looking at art the year before I became a Muslim. Completinga degree in Philosophy and Fine Arts, I sat for hours in darkened classrooms…

Polygamy!

Polygamy is a very ancient practice found in many human societies. The Bible did not condemn polygamy. To the contrary, the Old Testament and Rabbinic writings frequently attest to the legality of polygamy. King Solomon is said to have had…

Islam and the Environment

The Laws of nature can be observed by watching nature to some extent. However, not only does this require many lifetimes to get a complete understanding, but human beings will always differ in their interpretations of what they see. Their…

Generosity

Generosity is one of the attributes that people like and it pleases Allaah. Islam urges its followers to be generous and spend their money in the way of Allaah because this leads to fostering feelings of love and solidarity within…

Concept of Freedom in Islam

Islam considers freedom to be a natural right of the human being. Life becomes devoid of worth when freedom is not present. When a person loses his freedom, his inner self dies, even though on the outside, he continues to live; eating,…