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  • The Unique Characteristics of Our Civilization - I

    Some of those who have written about the history of civilization define civilization as “a social system which helps man to increase his cultural output.” Civilization consists of four main elements: economical resources, political systems, moral traditions and science and arts. The development and progress of a civilization requires many.. More

  • The Oneness of Divinity

    Is there any convincing explanation for the secret of existence? The theory currently in vogue says that all existence is accidental and haphazard. In my opinion, only two ideologies remain in the realm of the probable. We can attribute life and universe to chance, and therefore, existence is meaningless. Alternatively, there is meaning of such magnitude.. More

  • Quran as a miracle

    The Quran is truly a living miracle. Going deeper into it, one finds amazing characteristics from every perspective. In Language The Arabs of the 6th and 7thcenturies CE were masters of the Arabic language. Eloquence and rhetoric were their lifeblood. The liveliness that marked their gatherings, the gaiety of their fairs, and the virtues of which.. More

  • Relativity in the Quran

    The conclusion to which we are led by the findings of modern Science is that time is not an absolute fact, as supposed by materialists, but only a relative perception. What is more interesting is that this fact, undiscovered by Science until the 20th century CE, was imparted to mankind in the Quran fourteen centuries ago. There are various references.. More

  • Islam – A Comprehensive Way of Life

    To understand the essence of Islam is to understand the very essence of humanity. More than a religion, Islam is a complete and comprehensive way of life leading to a balanced way of living. Islam brings civilization and happiness to man. Islamic principles and teachings can provide realistic, fair and objective solutions to the prevention of individual,.. More

  • The beauty of Islam as seen by others

    American poet, critic and author Colonel Donald S. Rockwell writes: "The simplicity of Islam, the powerful appeal and the compelling atmosphere of its mosques, the earnestness of its faithful followers, the confidence inspiring realization of millions throughout the world who answer the five daily calls to prayer, these factors attracted me from.. More

  • Prophethood: the perception of realities

    Everyone who desires the dominance of Islam and who strives for that cause, should realize the importance of the prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) and the decisive role it has to play in today’s conflict of civilizations. They should address the issue by re-determining priorities and strategies... More

  • Islam: a religion of peace and justice

    Islam is a religion of peace in the fullest sense of the word. The Quran calls its way "…The ways of peace…" [Quran: 5:16]It describes reconciliation as the best policy [Quran: 4:128], and states that God abhors any disturbance of peace [Quran: 2:205] The root word of Islam is 'Silm', which means peace. So the spirit of Islam.. More

  • Why Harry E. Heinkel became a Muslim

    My early religious training was in the Christian faith. This, however, was a matter of birth, not of choice - our early religious training is generally in the faith of our parents. Later in life, our religion is usually accepted as a matter of fact. We, however, question and examine everything except our religious faith, particularly if it is Christianity. T.. More

  • Muslims laid the foundation of physical science

    It is an undeniable historical fact that before the advent of Islam, the pursuit of Science was condemned as heresy. One does not have to go far to seek the reason for this. At that time, most people could not think in the abstract and they looked upon the elements of Nature (the subject that Science concerns itself with) as sacred objects, possessing.. More

  • Every nation was sent a messenger

    It is an Islamic beliefthat every nation was sent a Messenger for their guidance. The important matter was the concept of Tawheed, or belief in the Oneness of Allah). The secondary matter was Sharee'ah, or religious Law, which kept changing from tribe to tribe and nation to another. Allah the Most High alone knows what is good for His creation. As.. More

  • Examples of equality in Islam

    First Example Abu Tharr, may Allah be pleased with him, somehow got angry with the freed slave of Abu Bakr, Bilaal of Abyssinia, may Allah be pleased with them both. Both of them were Companions of the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. The altercation became prolonged and Abu Tharr, may Allah be pleased with him, in his fury called Bilaal, may.. More

  • Origin of birds and mammals

    Evolutionists embark on flights of fancy of their own, while trying to justify how birds and mammals developed from amphibians According to the theory of evolution, life originated and evolved in the sea and was then transported onto land by amphibians. This evolutionary scenario also suggests that amphibians evolved into reptiles, creatures living.. More

  • Islam and non-Muslim communities

    It has always been said that the attitude of non-Muslim communities towards Islamic rule is a critical and delicate question, which many people hesitate to discuss for fear of causing dissension between Muslims and non-Muslims. Let us be frank with the Christians of the Islamic East and put to them these questions: What do they fear from the rule of.. More

  • The Universality of Islam

    In this century, where means of communication and transportation have gone beyond all expectations, cross-cultural awareness has become widespread. And with the collapse of communism and consequently the Soviet Union and many other communist countries, many proposals are presented urging the adoption of universal laws, values and morals to govern relationship.. More

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