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Biographies & Scholars

Die Geschichte des Propheten Hud

Many people may be surprised to find that Muslims also believe in numerous prophets that can be found in the Jewish and Christian traditions. Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus, among many others, are all prominent in the Quran. Believing in all of God's prophets and all...

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Die Geschichte des Propheten Hiob

Information about the various prophets that God has sent to mankind can be found in all 114 chapters of the Quran. The information is presented in different ways. From a few verses to the long story about the Prophet Joseph that spans an entire chapter. In addition,...

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Die Kaaba- das Heilige Haus Gottes

The Kaaba [1] is the Holy House of God, which is located in the middle of the holy mosque in the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The black cube-shaped building is known to people of every faith due to the images broadcast from Saudi Arabia during the pilgrimage. When...

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Eine kurze Biographie der “Mütter der Gläubigen”

(part 1 of 2)   The women of the Prophet Muhammad, God's blessings and peace be upon him, have a special place in Islamic piety. The Quran calls them "mothers of the believers" (Quran 33: 6). They were his women in this life and are supposed to be so in the next...

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Abu Bakr, der Wahrhaftige

(part 1 of 3): The First   'If I had taken someone as my closest friend, I would have taken Abu Bakr, but he is my brother and companion.' [1] These are the words of the Prophet Muhammad , may God shower him with praise, and Abu Bakr was his closest earthly...

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Umar, das Differenzierer

(part 1 of 3): “Strengthen Islam with Umar”   When the enemies of Islam heard the name Umar, their knees trembled. If they saw Sultan Umar walking on the street, they took a different route. Even Umar's friends sometimes found his presence intimidating, and they...

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Uthman Ibn Affan

(part 1 of 2): Generous and pious   Uthman ibn Affan was the third successor to the Prophet Muhammad. He was known as the leader of the faithful and ruled for about twelve years. The first six years were periods when things were pretty calm and peaceful; the last...

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Ali, der Sohn von Abu Talib

(part 1 of 2): The early years   Ali “Ibn” (son of) Abu Talib was the younger cousin of the Prophet Muhammad. This child, who admired his older cousin very much, grew up to be a noble fighter for Islam, a knowing judge, a remarkable clarifier of the Quran and...

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Die Geschichte von Lot

(part 1 of 2): The life and times of Sodom   God sent all the prophets to their peoples with the one message that they should worship God alone and should not put anything or anyone aside. But God sent Prophet Muhammad to all of humanity. Although his message was...

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Abd Allah Ibn Salam—

(part 1 of 2): What is your name? In 622 AD the Prophet Muhammad, God's blessings and peace, and the majority of the Muslim community emigrated from Mecca to Medina. At that time, Medina was known as Yathrib. It was not a real city, rather a series of fortresses and...

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Geschichten einer gesegneten Familie

(part 1 of 2): The Prophet Zacharias   This is the story of a weak old man who loved and feared God; of an older man named Zacharias (also Zakaria) who had spent his whole life gaining knowledge and teaching it to others only to achieve God's satisfaction. The...

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Abd Allah Ibn Salam—–

(part 1 of 2): What's in a name?   In 622 CE the prophet Muhammad, may God exalt him, and most of the Muslim community migrated from Mecca to Medina. At the time Medina was known as Yathrib. It was more a series of forts and fortifications in which several...

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