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  • Maryam (Mary), Mother of Jesus

    This is an article about Maryam, the mother of ‘Eesa (Jesus), may Allah exalt their mention, whom Allah has chosen from among the women of the entire world. Many Islamic texts from the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) praised her, honored her, and glorified her. It is an obligation on us to defend her and clarify.. 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

  • How was Islam spread? - I

    Islam, in the tenth century, was the main religion, or at least, the religion of the majority of nations in an area covering more than half of the civilized world stretching over three continents from the Pyrenees and Siberia in West and North Europe to the farthest end of Asia, up to China and New Guinea in the East; from Morocco in North Africa to.. More

  • The amazing Quran -I

    Calling the Quran amazing is not something done only by Muslims, who have an appreciation for the Book and who are pleased with it; it has been labeled amazing by non-Muslims as well. In fact, even people who hate Islam very much have still called it amazing. One thing which surprises non-Muslims who are examining the Book very closely is that the.. More

  • The amazing Quran -III

    The real certainty about the truthfulness of the Quran is evident in the confidence that is prevalent throughout it; and this confidence comes from a different approach - "Exhausting the Alternatives." In essence, the Quran challenges the reader to come up with some other explanation. Here is a book made of paper and ink. Where did it come.. More

  • The amazing Quran - II

    Only has been divinely revealed They chose, as it happened, a non-Muslim who is a professor of embryology at the University of Toronto. His name is Keith Moore, and he is the author of textbooks on embryology - a world expert on the subject. They invited him to Riyadh and said: “This is what the Quran says about your subject. Is it true? What.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - II

    Here is a set of features with which men and women have been characterized: From among the rulings assigned to men, a mention may be made of the following: • Men are in charge of the household in general and of preserving, caring and safeguarding virtue, holding back vice and protecting those under their guardianship from evil. They are also.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - III

    Should there be equality in all rulings, given the differences in physique and competence, it would be a reversal of Fitrah (natural disposition), and injustice against both the authoritative sex (men) and the other one (women) if not the entire life of human society, for in this case, it would result in deprivation of the fruits obtained from the capacity.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - I

    The physical, moral and Sharee‘ah-related differences between man and woman are proven by Divine Decree, the Sharee‘ah, and sound ration. That is, Allah The Almighty has created man and woman as twin-halves of the human species: male and female, as confirmed by His Statement (which means): {And that He creates the two mates - the male and.. More

  • Harvesting the Chaff

    Despite the improvement of the economic conditions of workers in Europe, the socio-economic status of the woman is still critical. The woman still earns half of the salary of the man in most fields of work, if not all. If a woman wants to marry, she has to relinquish her name and the name of her father to become a subordinate to her husband even if.. More

  • Statements of Popes and Writers

    · “I would prefer meeting Satan than meeting a woman.” · “The woman is the door to Hell, the way to corruption, the scorpion's sting and the ally of Satan.” In the 1484 CE Acquittal, Pope Innocent VIII announced that a woman and a human being were seemingly conflicting opposites. Below are some statements.. More

  • What they say about the Quran

    Without necessarily agreeing with all that they said, we furnish here some opinions of important non-Muslim scholars about the Quran. 1- ''However often we turn to it (the Quran) at first disgusting us each time afresh, it soon attracts, astounds, and in the end enforces our reverence... Its style, in accordance with its contents and aim is stern,.. More

  • Misrepresenting Islam

    The Problem of Jizyah: One of the problems raised by missionaries and orientalists is the imposition of the Jizyah on all non-Muslims. This institution has been so misinterpreted and misexplained that even the non-Muslims feel that it is some kind of religion-based discrimination against them. This is not the case. All the Jizyah amounts are to be.. More

  • Islam and freedom of thought

    During the course of a discussion I was told: "You are not liberal" "Why?" I asked him. "Do you believe in the existence of a God?" He enquired. "Yes, I do." "Do you pray and fast for Him?" "I do". "Well, then you are notliberal". Thereupon I asked him: " How do.. More

  • You should know this man

    You may be an atheist or an agnostic; or you may belong to any of the religious denominations that exist in the world today. You may be a Communist or a believer in democracy and freedom. No matter who you are, and no matter what your ideological and political beliefs, personal and social habits happen to be. You must still know this man. Encyclopedia.. More

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