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Introducing Islam

Islam in China

(part 1 of 2) The ‘Great Mosque of Guangzhou’ is also known as Huaisheng Mosque which means ‘Remember the Sage’ (A Memorial Mosque to the Prophet) and is also popularly called the ‘Guangta Mosque’ which translates as ‘The Beacon Tower Mosque’. Huaisheng Mosque is located on Guantgta Road (Light Pagoda Road) …
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The Basics of the Political System in Islam

(part 1 of 2): Islam a Total Way of Life Introduction The West makes a natural mistake in their understanding of Islamic tradition, assuming that religion means the same for Muslims as it has meant for most other religious adherents ever since the industrial revolution, and for some societies, even before that; …
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The Judicial System in Islam

(part 1 of 2): Introduction Man is a social being by nature. He cannot live perpetually on his own, completely independent of others. People are interdependent. Consequently, friction arise between them when their personal interests come into conflict with each other, or when what they perceive as their individual rights infringe …
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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 …
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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 is …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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