Why Don’t Muslims Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

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...
Dutch former anti-Muslim politician converts to Islam

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...
The Origins of the Crescent, Cross, and Star of David

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...
What Do Muslim Do When Santa Comes?

What Do Muslim Do When Santa Comes?

Muslims living in the west are faced with the question of what to do when they are asked to participate in Christmas celebrations, gift giving, and parties. On the one hand, they have a shared reverence for Jesus Christ.  Muslims  honor him and they value...
Pope admits December 25th was not Christ’s birthday

Pope admits December 25th was not Christ’s birthday

A brother posted a photo of a newspaper saying “Pope Benedict: Jesus wasnt born of Dec. 25” it surprised me so i search it in the internet and then i found out that it is true. The present Pope released his newest book that also debunks Christmas myths....