Introducing Islam – Ask A Muslim

Infection Control in Islam

In recent years, health professionals around the world have become increasingly concerned with the spread of infectious diseases. Outbreaks of swine flu, avian (bird) flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have meant that infectious diseases have taken on a global context and are now on the agenda of world leaders and health policy makers … Read more

100 Tweets on Islam

1. Allah is the Arabic name for the One true God, the Creator of mankind. #Discover_Islam @najialarfaj 2. Muhammad is the last Prophet of the one true God (Allah); the Messenger to all mankind. #Discover_Islam @najialarfaj 3. Islam means submission to the Will of the one true God (Allah), the Creator. #Discover_Islam @najialarfaj 4. Muslim … Read more

Every Muslim is an Arab and every Arab is a Muslim?

The image of a Muslim being an Arab in long flowing robes on a camel or horse riding in the desert is a kind of stereotype that seems to have been deliberately propagated by the media. Even some of the more respectable writers somehow imply this kind of stereotype. Indeed you’d be surprise to know … Read more

The Merits of Islam

There are many religions. Why do Muslims think that Islam is true. Is there any factual basis? Praise be to Allah. This is a reasonable enough question for one who has not entered Islam, but one who believes in and practices this religion already knows the blessings which are his because of this religion. There … Read more

New Muslims and Halloween

One of the problems faced by new Muslims is the issue of different celebrations held throughout the year. Halloween or Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve is one example. Halloween is usually celebrated on the evening of October 31. This celebration has its pagan origins. The celebration represents the devil worshipper’s New Year. People wear costumes, … Read more

Human Rights and Justice in Islam

Islam provides many human rights for the individual. The following are some of these human rights that Islam protects. The life and property of all citizens in an Islamic state are considered sacred, whether a person is Muslim or not. Islam also protects honor. So, in Islam, insulting others or making fun of them is … Read more

Concept of Gender Equality in Islam

(part 1 of 2): Physiology Before discussing the concept of equality and how it relates to men and women in Islam, we need to make an important distinction. Many people who speak about equality presume that this should be reflected in treating two groups exactly the same. However, this is manifestly not always the proper … Read more

Why British Women are Turning to Islam

The Spread of a World Creed Lucy Berrington finds the Muslim Faith is winning Western admirers despite hostile media coverage. Unprecedented numbers of British people, nearly all of them women, are converting to Islam at a time of deep divisions within the Anglican and Catholic churches. The rate of conversions has prompted predictions that Islam … Read more

Let There Be No Compulsion in Religion

Sami al-Majid One of the fundamental truths established by the sacred texts is that no one can be compelled to accept Islam. It is the duty of Muslims to establish the proof of Islam to the people so that truth can be made clear from falsehood. After that, whoever wishes to accept Islam may do … Read more

Do all Muslims Represent Islam?

(part 1 of 3): An Introduction Islam and the followers of Islam, Muslims, are very prominent in the media nowadays. Around the world debates rage about various Islamic topics or topics that invariably involve Muslims. Almost continuous media exposure means that there is hardly a person left in the world that has not read or … Read more