Ten Things You Should Know About the Prophet Muhammad

Ten Things You Should Know About the Prophet Muhammad

1. The Prophet Muhammad was an Orphan The Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him was an orphan. His father died before he was born and his mother died when he was only six years old. Arabia at the time was a very tribal society. Orphans were the lowest class in society...

The Execution of The Jews At Bani Quraydah

by Bassam Zawadi   There seems to be a Christian who has a problem with the expulsion of Bani Qurayda. Besides the fact that this issue has already been dealt with I just want to address the most important objection, which is the execution of the men of Bani...
Mary, Sister Of Aaron?

Mary, Sister Of Aaron?

Assalamu ʿalaykum wa rahamatullahi wa barakatuhu: 1. Introduction At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: “O Mary! truly an amazing thing hast thou brought! “O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of...
Can Allah create a god like Himself?

Can Allah create a god like Himself?

Question Some atheists ask questions such as, “If Allaah is able to do all things, can He create another god like Himself?” or “Can He create something so heavy that He cannot lift it?”. Answer Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The atheist needs someone who will call him...
59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

The Qur’an was revealed by Allah in order for mankind to be guided. Below are 59 instructions that have been directly ordained upon us through the Holy Quran: 1. Do not be rude in speech “So by mercy from Allah, [O Muhammad], you were lenient with them. And if you had...
10 Things You Use Every Day That Are Invented by Muslims

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...

How Old Was Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) When He Died?

By Bassam Zawadi     There are some who have argued that there is a contradiction in our hadeeth literature regarding at what age the Prophet (peace be upon him) died. Some say he died at the age of sixty, some say sixty three, while others say sixty five....

Obsessed With Defamation and Slander

By Imam Zaid Shakir   Recently, 28 million copies of the anti-Islamic propaganda documentary, Obsession, were distributed free of charge in what are being considered the “swing” states in the current election campaign. This effort is clearly designed...