Tag: Islam

The Ka’bah: The First House of Worship

Every year, more than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims from across the world perform the rites of Hajj in Makkah where the Ka’bah is located. Literally, Ka’bah (which simply means ‘cube’) is much more than a cube-shaped building draped in black.…

From Fear of Islam to Outreach

  From fear of Islam to outreach: how 9/11 prompted interfaith efforts  In the decade since 9/11, the percentage of US congregations that participate in interfaith worship has doubled, a study says, and more mosques are engaging in outreach and…

Islam Was Not Hijacked on 9/11

By Dalia Mogahed Some have argued that Islam was one of the victims of 9/11, hijacked like those planes on that horrific day a decade ago. I disagree. While some Americans mistook al Qaeda’s loud religious rhetoric for real domination,…

Islamic Center Receives Bomb Threat

Islamic Center of Murfreesboro receives bomb threat MURFREESBORO — Murfreesboro Police and the Department of Homeland Security are investigating a bomb threat at the local Islamic Center of Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police spokesman Kyle Evans said Imam Ossama Bahloul contacted MPD…

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…

HalaL Meat is Spreading Islam in UK!

Pupils must not be forced to eat halal Church tells schools By JONATHAN PETRE The Church of England has told its schools to ensure they are serving non-halal food after concerns that a number are only providing meat slaughtered according…