Islam has always taught that we must protect people of other faiths. In this article the writer tackles the murder of a French priest, and explains that Islamic teachings strongly condemn the killing of one innocent person, which is viewed as equivalent to murdering the whole of mankind.
Since the group known as ISIS declared the re-establishment of the Islamic Caliphate, and committed numerous atrocities under the name of Islam, the writer finds it necessary to educate both Muslims and non-Muslims on true Islamic values based on justice and compassion.
This article focuses on Professor Lawrence Krauss’s book A Universe from Nothing, which invigorated and popularized the debate on the Leibnizian question: “Why is there something rather than nothing? Krauss argues that it is plausible that the universe arose from ‘nothing’.
This article discusses five arguments for the fact that there can only be one God. It elaborates on these arguments to show that the Creator must be one because if there were more than one the cosmos would not display the harmony that it does.
The best way to answer these questions is to first understand who God is in the context of worship. God by definition is the One who is entitled to our worship; it is a necessary fact of His own existence. The Qur’an repeatedly highlights this fact about God.
The Qur’an provides an intuitive and powerful argument for God’s existence. It mentions four possibilities to explain how something was created or came into being or existence.
In Islam, God is believed to be a Being of maximal perfection. He is maximally knowledgeable, powerful and good. Perfect goodness is God’s essential nature, one of His names is Al-Barr, i.e the source of all goodness. He is good, and He defines what good is.
God’s wisdom is unbounded, whereas we have limited wisdom and knowledge. God’s wisdom does not contradict other aspects of His nature, such as His goodness. So, evil and suffering are ultimately part of a Divine purpose.
The beauties of Islam are those things that are part of the religion and make Islam stand out. Islam answers all of humankind’s eternal questions. Where did I come from? Why am I here? Is this really all there is? It answers these questions with clarity and in a beautiful way. So then, let us begin our journey and discover and ponder over the beauties of Islam.
Praying in Islam is an essential ritual. It is obligatory to pray five times a day. For Muslims, there is Salah and Dua, and they can be both translated as praying in English yet, in Islam, there is a difference. When Muslims call on God frequently throughout the day and night, asking for His help and mercy, this is called Dua. However, this is not the act that Muslims refer to as prayer (Salah). For Muslims, prayer is a set of ritual movements and words performed at fixed times, five times per day. God says in the Quran: "Verily, the prayer is enjoined on the believers at fixed hours." (Quran 4:103)
This article contains 30 points about Islam in a simple way. It talks about various aspects of Islam: meaning of Islam, pillars and principles of Islam, completeness of Islam, spread of Islam, attributes of Allah, Prophets and Books of Allah, misconceptions about Islam and the prestige of woman in Islam.
The factors which necessitate the belief in Life after Death. Some of the benefits in the belief of a Hereafter, as well as a conclusion of the various reasons to believe in its Existence.