Category: understand Islam

Peace and Justice in Islam

We are living in a world where there could obviously be more peace. As Muslims, we realize this fact more than most people, as the peace of many of our brothers and sisters in various parts of the globe has…

Should we Fear Islam?

Keith Ellison Washington, DC – At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behaviour, crossing every cultural line, whether based on race, religion or sexual orientation, we seem simultaneously stuck with a national news media that…

Superstition

Superstition constituted an integral part of the belief system of the Pagans. Prior to the advent of Islam the Arabs weresteeped in superstitious beliefs, beliefs that regulated their social, economic and political activity. Superstition created a mysterious value system that…

COURSE OF ISLAMIC DOCTRINE

INTENSIVE COURSE IN CREED FRIDAYS : 6:30 P.M – 7:30 PM OPEN TO EVERY BODY ( NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED) TAHAWI’S STATEMENT OF ISLAMIC DOCTRINE (AL-`AQIDA AL-TAHAWIYYA) In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Praise be to Allah, Lord…

Mohammed Al-Khwarizmi :The Numerals Builder of the West

Story Builder Arabic numerals widespread in the West The algorithm (Al-Khwarizmi: Mohammed bin Musa Al-Khwarizmi)  has authored othernumbers now known as Arabic numerals in the West .. It was not received wide spread among the Arabs .. but spread later in Andalusia and the Maghreb…

Committing Suicide!

Suicide is a major sin, and the one who does that is faced with a warning of eternity in the Fire of Hell, where Allaah will punish him with the means that he used to commit suicide. It was narrated…

Islam Democracy and Freedom

The real source of democracy and freedom of expression is Islam No matter from which line of thought, religion, or nation people may come from, one of the most important requests of all people in our day is freedom. People…

Human Rights and Justice in Islam

Islam provides many human rights for the individual.  The followingare some of these human rights that Islam protects. The life and property of all citizens in an Islamic state are considered sacred, whether a person is Muslim or not.  Islam…

The Purposes of the Shari`ah

The main purpose of the Shari`ah is to realise and secure the general good or the interests (masaalih) of people bypromoting their welfare as individuals and as a collective body and keeping harm and injury away from them. This it…

Napoleon: I Only Found Peace With Islam

Tavistock Hall in Harlesden, London was buzzing with excitement. Over 250 young Muslims gathered to hear Napolean, the former member of Tupac’ssuccessful rap group Outlawz, speak. With his admirable Islamic etiquette he made a silent Dua before gracing the stage…