Category: understand Islam

It All Began With “Read”

A Jewish Computer Programmer  speaking  about Islam This verse from the Qur’an means [Read in the name of your Lord Who created] (Al-`Alaq 96:1). As a child, I always had access to a short-wave radio. I used to listen to…

Women Empowerment in Islam

Note:  Islam is criticized for allowing polygamy, for popular culture in the West views polygamy as relatively backward and impoverished.  For many Christians, it is a license to promiscuity, and feminists consider it a violation of women’s rights and demeaning…

WOMEN IN ISLAM

by Aicha Elshabini-Riad Women in Islam is a multidimensional and a complex topic. The teachings of Islam are based essentially on the Qur’an (God’s revelation) and Hadeeth ( elaboration by Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him ). The Qur’an and…

The Greatness of Justice

Allaah 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 righteous…

Islam in America:…Afraid to Ask!

Islam in America: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know — But Were Afraid to Ask  Daniel Tutt Fellow, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Islam in America: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know — But Were Afraid to Ask One…

THE EXPANSION OF THE UNIVERSE

INTRODUCTION THE CONQUEST OF SPACE EVOLUTION OF THE HEAVENS INTRODUCTION The expansion of the Universe is one of the most imposing discoveries of modern science. Today it is a firmly established concept and the only debate centers around the way…

The Hijab (The Oppressed Faith and Faithfuls)

The Hijab Experience of Canadian Muslim Women by Katherine Bullock The furor over the expulsion in 1995 of Quebec high school students who refused to remove their head scarves, with some people declaring the Hijab might not be considered proper…