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  • How was Islam spread? - II

    The exemplary life-style of Muslim individuals Besides many other reasons which are responsible for the spread of Islam, it is the exemplary life-style and unceasing efforts of individual Muslims to transmit the message of Islam throughout the world which lie at the root of the conquest of the hearts by Islam. Islamic universalism is closely associated.. More

  • Did Islam spread by the sword? Myth and reality

    Among the most widely believed myths about Islam in the West today is the myth of forcible conversion to Islam. Many Westerners believe that Islam is so widespread in the world today simply because of a "holy campaign of terror" carried out by the early Muslims to convert non-Muslims to Islam. They believe that non-Muslims were offered.. More

  • Why they found Islam irresistible?

    There is compelling anecdotal evidence of a surge in reversions to Islam since September 11, not just in Britain, but across Europe and America. One Dutch Islamic center claims a tenfold increase, while the New Muslims Project, based in Leicester and run by a former Irish Roman Catholic housewife, reports a "steady stream" of new reverts... More

  • Belief in the Heavenly Books - II

    Distortion of the Injeel (Gospel) The Injeel was also distorted and altered and is not in its original state in which Allah The Almighty revealed it. Christians contintued altering and changing its facts so as to attain their desired worldly gains. The distortion of the current versions of the Injeel can simply be proved if we know that they are four.. More

  • Belief in the Heavenly Books - I

    In the cave of Hiraa’ and away from people, Jibreel (Gabriel) came down to our Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, while he was worshiping Allah The Almighty The One Who Has no partner and said to him: "Recite." Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said, "I cannot recite,". Jibreel pressed him hard.. More

  • The miracle of honey as an alternative medicine

    Introduction Honey is a sweet and viscous fluid produced by honeybees from the nectar of flowers. "The definition of honey stipulates a pure product that does not allow for the addition of any other substance. This includes, but is not limited to, water or other sweeteners," according to the United States National Honey Board 2003 and other.. More

  • What Islam offers the Earth

    One of the amazing things that strike the reader of the Quran is its significant and multifaceted emphasis on the relationship of man to the environment. This is not merely about self, family and surroundings. It’s about the whole universe—heavens and earth—and all of Allah’s magnificent creation in them. I'm talking about all.. More

  • Prophethood: the root of the west-Islam contention

    An economist had once said: "Today, the only and the biggest threat to Western civilization is the faith and commitment of the Muslims to their Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam which is the source of unlimited strength for them." Let us now briefly examine how. 1. The theoretical basis of Western civilization and the so-called.. More

  • Oxidation in the blood

    Allah Almighty Says (what means): “No! Rather, what they have earned has rusted up their hearts." [Quran 83:14] The term ‘rusted’ used to describe hearts in verse of the chapter Al-Mutaffifeen may be a reference to biochemical reaction that takes place in the heart—Allah knows the truth. Rust is the result of iron reacting.. More

  • Does the Quran contradict science?

    Religion and Science have always been considered to be twin sisters by Islam, and today at a time when Science has taken great strides, they still continue to be associated. Furthermore, certain scientific data are used for a better understanding of the Quranic text. In this century, scientific findings have dealt a fatal blow to religious belief.. More

  • The distorted image of Muslim women

    Since the height of the feminist movement in the late 70's there has been a magnifying glass placed over the status of Muslim women. Unfortunately, the magnifying glass that has been used is an unusual one. Unusual in the sense that it is very selective about which items it will magnify; other items it will distort to such a degree that they will.. More

  • Facts & misunderstandings about the Bible

    In the Quran Allah informs us that He revealed a number of books, including the pages of Prophet Abraham (Ibraaheem may Allah exalt his mention), the Psalms of Prophet David (Daawood may Allah exalt his mention), the Torah of Prophet Moses (Moosaa may Allah exalt his mention), the Injeel (Gospel) of Prophet Jesus (‘Eesaa may Allah exalt his mention),.. More

  • Islam: a complete code of life

    Islam is an all-embracing way of life. It extends over the entire spectrum of life, showing us how to conduct all human activities in a sound and wholesome manner. It does not allow a hierarchy of priests or intermediaries between Allah and human beings, no farfetched abstractions and no complicated rites and rituals. Everybody can readily understand.. More

  • What is the purpose of life

    By Khaalid Yaseen Khalid Yaseen delivered this lecture in Saudi Arabia, and later that night, 43 people accepted Islam. That should tell you how powerful the message in the lecture was. All praise be to Allah and may Allah exalt the mention of His messenger, Muhammad. The information which I wish to share with you may seem a bit extensive,.. More

  • What western thinkers said about Islam

    Islam came like a flood of light – it illumined the entire environment. Its charm captivated so many that they moved into its fold – but those who, for a variety of reasons, did not enter its fold, were also spellbound. They could not help admiring its beauty, splendor and grandeur. They confessed its greatness and paid tributes to it. Their.. More