Archive for September 2011

OCD & Its Cure in the Light of the Quran

Cause of obsessive compulsive disorder The cause of the condition is unknown. There is growing evidence that OCD represents abnormal functioning of brain circuitry. What is OCD? Obsessions occur when people repeatedly get intrusive thoughts or ideas that can be frightening or distressing.  i.e. thinking that your mother is going to die, and then worrying that […]

Meaning of Seven Earths in Quran

The prophet (PBUH) said: (Whoever usurps even one span of the land, his neck will be encircled because of it with seven earths) [narrated by Al Bukhari]. Here the prophet gave another characteristic of the layers, encirclement, by saying (will be encircled with it) and this is how the layers truly look like, they are concentric and each […]

How Jesus and The Prophets Prayed

Were Christians and Jews to look to the examples of the prophets (peace be upon them all) given in the Torah and the Gospel, then they would find themselves praying like Muslims. Here’s proof……. Genesis 17:1-4 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am […]

Christian Civilization is the bloodiest and most violent of all civilizations in all of history?

The horrible truth is that, numerically and statistically speaking, Christian Civilization is the bloodiest and most violent of all civilizations in all of history, and is responsible for hundreds of millions of deaths. Even so, Muslims will never associate this violence and blood bath with the teachings of Jesus (peace be on him). Saint Augustine’s […]

My Take: Muslims should stop apologizing for 9/11

By Aman Ali, Special to CNN New York (CNN) – As a Muslim, I’m sick of people asking me how I feel about 9/11. What do you want me to say, seriously? Do you want me to say, “It was a great plan, mwahahaha!” before I fly off on a magic carpet? I was born and raised […]

Criminal Court to prosecute pope

Sex abuse victims ask International Criminal Court to prosecute pope By Richard Allen Greene, CNN (CNN) – Victims of abuse by Catholic priests asked the International Criminal Court to charge Pope Benedict XVI and other top Vatican officials with crimes against humanity, a victims’ group announced Tuesday. The pope and other church leaders “tolerate and enable the […]

Top Irish Catholic cleric calls for church to end celibacy for priests

Islam would say the rule of celibacy for priesthood is an unnatural rule. Someone is beginning to see the light. A true religion should have a deep insight to human nature.  Top Irish Catholic cleric calls for church to end celibacy for priests By Peter Taggart, CNN Belfast, Northern Ireland (CNN) – A respected former Catholic bishop […]

U.S. Muslims happy with their country despite pressure, study finds

By Richard Allen Greene, CNN People look at Zeinab Chami a little warily sometimes, she says, especially when she travels outside big cities. She started wearing a headscarf when she was in her early 20s, making herself “a visible Muslim.” That “can really be an emotional strain,” she says. Life is getting harder for American Muslims, […]

Separation of the Sexes, & Modestly laws in Judaism like Islam

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish ‘Facebook’ separates the sexes By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) – Showing that modernity might, just might, find its place even in a world predisposed to the most traditional of customs, in walks FaceGlat: an ultra-Orthodox Jewish answer, at least for some, to Facebook. Among the most conservative of Orthodox Jews, often referred to as Haredi Jews, […]

Woman finds peace at a southern mosque

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien looks at how some are fighting debt from the pulpit in “Almighty Debt: A Black in America Special,” premiering October 21 at 8 p.m. ET. Moncks Corner, South Carolina (CNN) — Every day, before sunrise, Zubaidah Gibbs wakes to pray, then spends hours more singing praises to God under a tree outside her home. She […]