Al-Qadr (The Night of Glory)

Al-Qadr (The Night of Glory)

The chapter is famous for its declaration regarding the Night of Power (Laylat al-Qadr), during which the Quran was first revealed.  This is universally believed to have occurred during the month of Ramadan, as stated in Quran 2:185.  Muslims maintain that the Night...
Ramadhan Planner

Ramadhan Planner

The Ramadan Planner is a dream come true! It’s not only a book in which one can jot down their goals and strategies to stay productive during Ramadan but it’s a collection of ideas and activities that help to build on one’s character and social work....
Prohibition of Alcohol in Islam

Prohibition of Alcohol in Islam

In the Holy Qur’an the word Khamr has been used for alcoholic drinks. During the days of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the sources of alcoholic beverages were grapes, dates, wheat, barley and honey. Although alcohol may be prepared nowadays from...
SLAVERY

SLAVERY

First, a knowledgeable Jew or Christian knows full-well that slavery is discussed in the Bible.  The Jewish law has much to say about slaves and their treatment.  This matter is not open to debate.  It is a fact every rabbi and trained pastor is aware of. Second, just...
The Family in Islam

The Family in Islam

The Appeal of Islamic Family Life In Islam, considering the well-being of the “other” instead of just the “self” is a virtue so rooted in the religion that it is evident even to those outside it.  The British humanitarian and civil rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith,...
7 Reasons to Read The Quran if You’re Not a Muslim

7 Reasons to Read The Quran if You’re Not a Muslim

While other scriptures were sent to God’s messengers for their specific populations, in their particular time periods, the Quran – being the final message from God to humanity – is relevant to people of all times and all places.