Tag: Religion

Noor Tagouri: Actively changing perceptions

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“This has been my dream ever since I was a kid.”

Noor Tagouri, a 19-year-old college student, wants to become the first Muslim hijabi anchorwoman in America. Two weeks ago, she was a relatively unknown entity on Facebook who posted a picture of herself sitting at the presenter’s desk at ABC News. Since then, Tagouri has become somewhat of a celebrity, with nearly 7,000 subscribers ….more  chicagomonitor

We have our share of them (fundamentalists). All religions have these little groups,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the stereotype. .jpost.com

The Orientalist View Of The Prophet Muhammad

By Hilal Gorgun, PhD Orientalism is the “scientific discipline” that deals with the material and spiritual culture of the East, as well as the history and languages of the region; these studies reach back to the beginning of history and…

Islam the Religion of Mercy

The Prophet  once kissed Al-Hasan bin ‘Ali  while Al-Aqra’ bin Haabis was in his presence. So Al-Aqra’  said to him: “You kiss your children. I swear by Allaah, I have ten children and I never kissed any one of them!” So the Prophet  said: “He…

Islam in Brief

This  book  is a brief guide to understanding Islam. It consists of three chapters. The first chapter, Some Evidence for the Truth of Islam, answers some important questions which some people ask: n Is the Quran truly the literal word…

The Easy Way

One of the terms used by the Qur’an during the early Makkan period to describe Islam was Al-Yusraa, or ‘The Easy Way’. This is simply because Islam was, and is the natural way of life. Indeed, whatever is natural for…