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  • The revolutionary role of Islam – II

    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 in Makkah itself, then it travelled from Makkah to Madeenah, to Damascus and Baghdad from where it entered Spain and thereafter it spread all over Europe.. More

  • The revolutionary role of Islam – I

    As a result of ignorance the evil known as the worship of natural phenomena was born in human society. Man attributed divinity to mere creatures. He began to worship all the things in the world, holding them to be gods. Owing to this intellectual aberration, idolatry became a rooted feature of human civilization. Not even the coming of thousands of.. More

  • Islam and essential needs

    Islam came to complete the previous Divine religions and faith on earth. In fact, the Prophet sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) completed the missions of the previous Prophets, may Allah exalt their mention. Allah’s Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “My example, and the example of the.. More

  • How Islam tackled the problem of slavery

    A few Western writers claim that Islam is based on slavery. Considering their bleak history of genocide and slave populations, one marvels at their audacity! They support their claim by referring to pre-Islamic Arabs who carried on the slave trade. In fact, they were among the few opportunists taking advantage of a system that had started long before.. More

  • Islam: The Religion of Mercy

    The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, once kissed Al-Hassan ibn 'Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, while Al-Aqra' ibn Haabis was in his presence. So Al-Aqra', may Allah be pleased with him, said to him: "Do you kiss your children? I swear by Allah, I have ten children but I have never kissed any one of them!" Thereupon, the Prophet,.. More

  • Equality in Islam

    One basic element in the value system of Islam is the principle of equality or equity. This value of equality is not to be mistaken for or confused with identicalness or stereotype. Islam teaches that in the sight of Allah Almighty, all people are equal, but they are not necessarily identical. There are differences of abilities, potentials, ambitions,.. More

  • The Relationship between Religion and Science

    Areas of knowledge are represented in the two worlds of the seen and the unseen, or the physical world and the metaphysical world. Man uses all the available tools and methods in his search for knowledge, including innovations and devices which expand the scope of his senses' perception. It is unquestionably known that senses have limited capabilities... More

  • The articles of faith

    There are six pillars of Faith in Islam: 1. Belief in Allah (God), 2. Belief in His Angels, 3. Belief in His Books, 4. Belief in His Messengers, 5. Belief in the Last Day, and: 6. Belief in the Divine Preordainment and Divine Decree (Qadhaa' and Qadr). 1- Belief in Allah: This article means to believe that Allah is the One God, to whom worship.. More

  • Goals of Islam

    A - Worshipping Allah Alone: This is the reason for which Allah created all that exists: Angels, Jinn, mankind, heavens, earth and animals etc. Allah created everything only to worship Him Alone. He Said, (what means): "Do you not see that to Allah prostrates whoever is in the heavens and whoever is on the earth and the sun, the moon, the stars,.. More

  • Atoms that Come Alive

    Atoms are the building blocks of both animate organisms as well as inanimate objects. Since atoms are inanimate particles, it evokes extreme astonishment that they are the building blocks of living beings. This is an issue evolutionists can never explain. Just as it is impossible to imagine pieces of stone coming together to form living organisms,.. More

  • The universal Da’wah of Islam

    The Da’wah of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was not restricted to a particular time or place; rather, it was a universal Da’wah; one to last until the end of time. There is much evidence to substantiate this and some wonderful examples can be found in the Quran. Allah clarifies the timeless prophetic role of Muhammad,.. More

  • The greatness of Islamic justice

    Allah created man to be His servant and to implement His Way on earth. If humans distance themselves from this message, then they distance themselves from God’s injunctions. That is why Islam has prepared its followers to follow this righteous instinct; it is a joy to our spirit to stand and think of the greatness of Islamic justice, how fair.. More

  • The Unique Characteristics of Our Civilization - II

    4. The fourth of these characteristics is that it believes in knowledge in the truest sense, based on belief in the purest principles. So it addressed the rational mind and the heart at the same time, it provoked emotions and thought at the same time. This is an advantage that has not been shared by any other civilization in history. The reason why.. More

  • 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

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