One of the serious facts of this present age is that the old norms have failed to convince and hold our youth, and we are facing a new time of Ignorance, a fresh 'Jahiliyyah', as the Arabs or Muslims would state it. Whether this is because Western values are basically false or that some form of dry rot has infected our communications media, the fact.. More
To what extent does Islam differ from older heavenly religions?
How far is Islam original, if compared with Judaism and Christianity in particular?
The Holy Quran emphasises that monotheism, the Islamic fundamental belief, is in essence the same one as in Judaism and Christianity. In the Quran, Allah Says (what means): “Not an apostle did we.. More
Islam is Allah's final Message to mankind in its most perfect form. This is proclaimed in the following verse (what means):
"Today I have perfected your religion for you and I have completed thus My favors upon you and I have chosen for you Islam as your religion." [Quran 5: 3]
Furthermore, Islam is the only religion accepted by Allah... More
The world is not only densely populated but it is also saturated with different religions in various concepts. Everyone claims that he has a message to rescue the world and that he is the only one who is on the right path - each one asserting as if everybody owns the franchise to the truth!
Faced with such a fact, it is imperative upon.. More
Allah, the Exalted, revealed the Quran, to be a beacon of light that cannot be extinguished. It is a methodology and way of life that is perfect in all respects. In it is strength that cannot be equaled or repelled. It is the foundation of Eemaan (Faith) and the spring of knowledge. Allah willed that the Quran be what quenches the thirst for knowledge... More
The word "Muslim" means one who submits to the will of God. The first principle of Islam is known as the Shahaadah (Testimony of Faith), and is as follows: "There is no one worthy of worship except Allah (God) and Muhammad is the Final Apostle (Messenger) of God.”
In a broader sense, anyone who willingly submits to the will of.. More
Islam has laid down universal fundamental rights for humanity that are to be observed and respected under all circumstances. In order to realise these rights in one's everyday social life, Islam provides both legal safeguards and a very effective moral system. In brief, whatever improves the well-being of an individual or a society is morally.. More
All praise is due to Allah. May His peace and blessings be upon Prophet Muhammad, his household and companions.
Brothers in faith! Be dutiful to Allah, for that is the best provisionand the surestway to salvation on the Day of Resurrection.
Fellow Muslims! Things turn upside-down when those who follow destructiveand erroneous sects and beliefs.. More
The Creation of man and the entire Universe is not a mere accident or the product of chance. The entire Universe manifests and points to the realization of an All-Powerful Creator. Therefore, it is man's duty to know his Creator, Allah.
Indeed, Allah (The Only True God) has told us about Himself through the Divine guidance He sent to human beings... More
The chief characteristic of the Islamic concept of life is that it does not recognize a conflict or a separation between the spiritual and the mundane. It does not recognize ritualism, secularism or materialism. For a Muslim, all aspects of life, the spiritual and the material, the State and the religion are interrelated,.. More
The submission of man to His Creator is the essence of Islam. The name "Islam" is chosen by God (Allah) and not by man. It is the same unifying Message revealed to all the Prophets and Messengers by Allah, and which they spread amongst their respective nations. It was revealed in its final form to Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More
The first few people who embraced Islam at the hands of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) were his wife Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her, his adopted son Zayd, may Allah be pleased with him, and his eleven-year-old cousin ‘Ali, may Allah be pleased with him.
Among the ones who.. More
Neo-Darwinists propound improbable new scenarios in their efforts to keep Darwinism alive
Most of the scientists who believe in evolution accept the neo-Darwinist theory of slow, gradual evolution. In recent decades, however, a different model has been proposed. Called “punctuated equilibrium”, this model rejects the Darwinist idea.. More
The neo-Darwinist model, which we shall take as the “mainstream” theory of evolution today, argues that life has evolved through two naturalistic mechanisms: “natural selection” and “mutation”. The basic assertion of the theory is as follows: Natural selection and mutation are two complementary mechanisms. The origin.. More
To an English-speaking audience, Islam is often advertised as a 'monotheistic religion in the tradition of Judaism and Christianity,' and we often, with the best of intentions, add: "The difference is, we only believe in One God."
I am afraid, however, that this fails to capture the essence of Tawheed, Islam's concept of monotheism. It.. More
Historical revolution This expansion of the Islamic empire was not simply a political event. Its aim, in fact, was to set in motion a revolutionary process in history. This process had been initiated...More