The Oneness of God in Islam

The Oneness of God in Islam     Say: He, Allah, is One. Allah is He on Whom all depend. He begets not, nor is He begotten. And none is like Him.Qur’an 112:1-4   The teaching of God’s complete Oneness is the essence of Islam. All other laws, beliefs and commands of Islam are built on this foundation. Take it away, and there is nothing left of the religion. God’s name is unique “Allah” is the proper and personal name applied to The One True God. Nothing else can be called Allah. The term has no plural or gender unlike the English word “God” which can be made both plural

Misconceptions About Islam

Misconceptions About Islam What do you REALLY know? Introduction Have you ever wondered why a nun can be covered from head to toe and she’s respected for devoting herself to God, but when a Muslim woman covers, she’s viewed as “oppressed”? Or why a Jew can grow a beard and he’s just practising his faith, and when a Muslim does that, he’s an “extremist”? People in the west seem to have many misconceptions about Muslims and Islam. Many believe that the western world is advanced, enlightened and liberated, while Islam is just the opposite: primitive, ignorant and oppressed. One reason for this belief is that the media has time and

The Hijab – Reflections by Muslim Women

The Hijab – Reflections by Muslim Women   My Journey to Freedom By Sumayyah Joan It will be three years since I stood before two Muslim sisters and declared openly my belief in God (Allah) and His Messenger, peace be upon him, and thus freeing and liberating myself from my former self-imposed bondage. Stepping out of the darkness of disbelief into the light of Islam, it’s funny that I found such freedom in the very thing that was keeping me from Islam in the first place – the hijab. Even though I get the wide gamut of strange stares, points and comments, this covering makes me feel honored, safe and

Who is Muhammad (peace be upon him)?

Who is Muhammad (peace be upon him)? “Indeed in the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example to follow for whoever hopes in Allah and the Last Day and remembers Allah much.”  Qur’an 33:21 Muslims believe that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the final Prophet in a long chain of Prophets sent to call the people to the obedience and worship of God alone (‘Allah’ in Arabic). Some of these Prophets include Adam, Noah, Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, David, Solomon and Jesus (peace be upon them all). Just as Moses (peace be upon him) was sent with the Torah (the original uncorrupted revelation sent to Moses)

Dawah E-mail for Non-Muslims

Dawah E-mail for Non-Muslims Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem As Salaamu Alaikum Warahmatullaahi Wabarakhaatuhu Hope you are keeping well. We are compiling a dawah e-mail which will be directed towards non-muslims via e-mail. An e-mail will be composed, Insha’Allah, and sent to all our subscribers, who will in-turn forward them to their non-muslim contacts to read. We would like your comments and suggestions on how the e-mail should be composed, what content should be in the e-mail etc. At the bottom of this webpage is an article that could be used in the e-mail, let us know of any other article that we could use. Jazakallahu Khaira Take Care. Was Salaamu Alaikum