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  • Meaning of 'man' and 'woman' in Arabic Date: 29-1-2017

    Could you give me the meanings of the words 'Man' and 'Woman' in Arabic? Somebody told me that woman means 'a hidden one' or 'something that must be hidden'. Is that correct? .. More

  • Taking the crescent as a logo for Islamic sites Date: 29-3-2006

    I heard that using the crescent on a mosque is an innovation. Is it permissible to use the crescent as a logo for Islamic sites? Is this an innovation?.. More

  • Islam's position on poetry Date: 4-1-2006

    The question is about Islam and poetry. From Quranic verses and some Hadeeth it seems that the general attitude of Islam was to discourage poetry, which was at its peak when Quran was being revealed, although the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, might have encouraged some particular poet (like Hassan Ibn Thaabit) at some point of time. However.. More

  • Concept of Man in Islam Date: 14-7-2002

    What is concept of man in Islam? .. More

  • Use of the crescent on mosques Date: 3-10-1999

    Why is the crescent moon used on the top of almost every masjid as if it is an Islamic logo? Is this practice Islamic and what is its origin? assalam.. More