10 Things You Use Every Day That Are Invented by Muslims

Along with the first university, and even the toothbrush, there are many surprising Muslim inventions that have shaped the world in which we live today. The origins of these fundamental ideas and objects are the focus of “1001 Inventions”, a book celebrating the...
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Atheism Is Inconsistent with the Scientific Method, Prize-Winning Physicist Says

In conversation, the 2019 Templeton Prize winner does not pull punches on the limits of science, the value of humility and the irrationality of nonbelief By Lee Billings on March 20, 2019   Marcelo Gleiser, a 60-year-old Brazil-born theoretical physicist at...
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Why Don’t Muslims Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Short Answer: If you look into history and origins of Valentine Day, plus the values this celebration promotes today, the answer to your question will be very clear. Muslims don’t blindly follow the crowd when it comes to celebrations of any kind. Islam promotes love...
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Dutch former anti-Muslim politician converts to Islam

A former member of Geert Wilders' far-right Dutch party announced Monday that he has converted to Islam. Joram Van Klaveren said he made the switch from critic to convert while writing a book about Islam. "During that writing I came across more and more things...
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The Origins of the Crescent, Cross, and Star of David

Question: What are the origins and meanings of the Christian Cross, Star of David, and the Crescent and star? Thank you. Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. With regard to the origins of different religious symbols, I...
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Understanding Aisha’s Age: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Part of the “More than Just a Number: Perspectives on the Age of Aisha (ra)” collection. This publication was supervised by Jonathan A. C. Brown. Abstract In recent years, few criticisms of Islam have taken the spotlight as much as condemnations of the Prophet’s...
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9 Astonishing Facts in the Quran that will Amaze You

There are many clear signs that the religious book of Islam, the Quran, is the word of God and we have many reasons to support and validate this claim

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True islamic teaching are against terrorism

The word terrorism came into wide usage only a few decades ago. One of the unfortunate results of this new terminology is that it limits the definition of terrorism to that perpetrated by small groups or individuals.

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Jesus in Islam

Jesus: A Prophet of God Muslims Love Jesus Jesus is a figure who is loved and revered by billions of people the world over, yet there is much confusion surrounding the status of this colossal personality. Muslims and Christians both hold Jesus in high regard but view...
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PILLARS OF ISLAM

KALMA SHADAAT (CREED)

Faith or belief in the Oneness of God and the finality of the prophethood of Muhammad.

SALAAT (PRAYERS)

Establishment of the daily five compulsory prayers.

ZAKAAT (CHARITY)

Concern for and almsgiving to the needy.

SAWM (FASTING)

Self-purification through fasting in the 9th month of Islamic Calendar.

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THE QURAN. ONE OF THE MIRACLES OF ISLAM

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The Quran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God. It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature.

It contains several miracles that can blow your mind.

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