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...

Uncomfortable Questions: An Authoritative Exposition

An Answer to the Mischievous Writings of Joseph Smith High Ranking Spokesman of the Hyde Park Christian Fellowship By ‘Abdur-Raheem Green     Introduction All Praise is due to Allah, who has no partners, Peace and Blessings be upon His Final Messenger,...

The Status of Non-Muslims In the Islamic State

By Bassam Zawadi This paper will discuss the status of non-Muslims in an Islamic state. This article will attempt to answer the following questions:   What is a dhimmi? What is the Jizyah tax? Who is required to pay the Jizyah tax? Why are Non-Muslims made to pay...

Refutation to ‘The Real History of the Crusades’

By Kadafi   The historical distortion perpetrated on historical thinking by Thomas F. Madden is not a new fallacious concept introduced by contemporary Christian revisionists but has been prevalent since the emergence of Islam on world stage. For many centuries,...

Does Allah Seek Repentance?

By Bassam Zawadi   Some Muslims are facing difficulties with passages such as Surah 2:37, 54, 160 and others, which state that Allah repented. Most, if not all, translations would translate the Arabic word for repent as meaning “relenting towards” or...

Can Muslims Befriend the Disbelievers?

By Bassam Zawadi   Please note: This paper is discussing non-Muslims in general and not exceptions to the general rule. Of course a Musilm can be friends with his non-Muslim wife and with his non-Muslim parents (31:15), etc.   Before I proceed to my article,...