Introduction to Islam

7 Reasons to Read the Glorious Quran

7 Reasons to Read the Glorious Quran By: Shabir Ali (1) Intimate: It dares you to disprove it. How? It says that humans can not write a book like this even if they pooled all their resources together and got help also from the spirits. The Quran said this fourteen hundreds years ago and yet […]



Why Talk With Muslims?

The world today needs to talk to Muslims, particularly American Muslims. Since, Islam is the fastest (or of the fastest) growing faiths in the world, it becomes crucial to have a dialogue with the Muslim community directly. Its quite ironic that Muslim intellectuals are rarely ever invited to talk on TV, and Talk Radio about […]



Islamophobia

On August 25, 2010, Ahmed H. Sharif, a taxi driver in New York, was attacked with a knife and slashed on the neck and face by Michael Enright. The attack occurred immediately after he had replied yes to his young white Christian passenger’s question about whether he was a Muslim. After fleeing the taxi cab, […]



Introduction To Islam

The following is a short & comprehensive view of Islam. The presentation is just short of 30 min. The topics covered are:- Existence of God Prophets and Philosophers Jesus in Islam Social Issues in Islam Political Issues in Islam Women in Islam Quran & Science



Middle East Peace-Conflict

William Ury, author of “Getting to Yes,” offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations — from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East.



Art

Art is the spirit of progress and one of the most important means of developing emotions. Those who cannot make use of this means are unfortunate indeed, and live a numbed, diminished life. Art is like a magical key that opens hidden treasures. Behind the doors it opens are ideas embodied and imaginings given substantial […]



As Seen on CNN: Islamophobia and anti-Semitism Public Service Announcement

The Weekend of Twinning, November 21-23, brings together 50 mosques and 50 synagogues representing over 100,000 Muslims and Jews throughout the United States and Canada to confront Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. This video PSA ran on the CNN family of networks throughout November 2008.



The Word Allah

What does the word Allah mean? This video will show why Muslims use the word Allah for God.



Who Speaks for Islam?

Who speaks for Islam? Gallup poll for Muslim studies, Dalia Magahad gives a nice presentation about Islam and Muslims.



Call to Prayer in Islam– enjoy!

The Human voice is the greatest musical instrument. The following are the call to prayer in Islam that is made 5 times a day around the world. Listen to a few and Enjoy!