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What Quran Teaches About God

Allah is the Lord Who achieves perfection in His Kingdom, the Honourable Whose Honour is supreme, the Great and Righteous Whose Greatness and Integrity are perfect; the Most Forbearing, the Omniscient, the All-Wise Whose Knowledge and Wisdom are absolute. Allah is the One Who is Perfect in sovereignty and honour, He is the Everlasting. He […]



Myths and Realities

Since the events of 9/11, Islam has been portrayed in a negative light and its doctrines have not only misunderstood but also misrepresented, sometimes intentionally. “What thoughts and images come to mind when you hear the words ‘Islam’ and ‘Muslims?’ “For many people, when you say ‘Islam,’ the images that come up are pictures of […]



Are Muslim Women Oppressed?

Among the many topics of interest to non-Muslims, the status of Muslim women and the theme of their rights — or rather, the perceived lack of them – seems to be foremost. The media’s portrayal of Muslim women, usually outlining their “oppression and mystery” seems to contribute to this negative perception. The main reason for […]



Jihad

“Jihad” in Arabic The Arabic word “jihad” is a noun. Its singular past tense verb is “jahada” (masculine) or “jahadat” (feminine). The singular active participle of “jihad” is “mujahid” (masculine) or “mujahida”(feminine). The root of the word “jihad” is “juhd” which means “effort.” Another related word is “ijtihad”which means “working hard or diligently.” Jihad is […]



The “Nation of Islam” is not Islam

The ‘Nation of Islam’ is Not Islam There is a great deal of confusion about the group known as the Nation of Islam, currently led by Louis Farrakhan. Although the group’s name implies that it is part of the Islamic religion, its beliefs diverge so greatly from Islam that most Muslims consider it to be […]



Misconceptions About Islam

Misconception #1: Muslims worship a different God Misconception #2: Muslims worship Muhammad Misconception #3: Islam is a religion only for Arabs Misconception #4: Islam degrades women Misconception #5: Muhammad wrote the Qur’an Misconception #6: Islam was spread by the sword Misconception #7: Muslims hate Jesus Misconception #8: Islam is fatalistic Misconception #9: The Islamic Threat […]



Bible Compared to Quran

Bible Compared to Quran Based on transcripts of vairous lectures given by Yusuf Estes & Dr. Gary Miller Introduction by Yusuf Estes – It should be stated at the outset of this work, that Muslims do not seek to put down or desecrete the Holy Bible. It is a matter critical matter of faith for […]



History of Trinity

Let us first of all have a glance in the time of yore to know about Trinity, and how it crawled into Christianity. Trinity The concept of “Trinity” was in fact a very old worshipping practice; it started long time before the time of Jesus – peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him […]



The Crisis of Modernity

Modernity is facing a crisis today. And, it is a crisis not of power but of meaning, not of the efficacy of modern instruments but of the legitimacy of modern goals, not of the ability of modernity’s champions to carry its project forward but of the ultimate beneficence and morality of the project itself. For […]



The Incoherence of the Man-made man

Parvez Manzoor Without doubt, the most cherished myth of our times is that ‘Man makes Himself’, that he is the outcome of an evolutionary process which regulates itself by the circular logic of survival. Man lives because he outlives himself, because he survives his extinction and outsmarts his doom! And yet, such priceless reasoning does […]