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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…

God has Sent me to You

By Ali Zohery, Ph.D. The Prophet was recognized, even by the Quraish of Mekkah, his worst enemies, who called him by the name of as-Sadiq (the truthful) and al-Amin (the trustworthy) long before his Prophet hood because of his honest…

The Truthful Solution

How It All Began  Nearly four thousand years ago, in the Sumerian town of Ur in the valley of the river Euphrates, lived a young man named Abraham. The people of Ur had once worshipped Allah but as time passed…

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…

Too busy to Pray Five Times?

 By: Daliah Merzaban Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop…