The challenge of the Quran

The Quran challenge to produce a work similar to it, and the inability of its contemporaries to meet it.

The Quran is not only unique in the way in which it presents its subject matter, but it is also unique in that it is a miracle itself. By the term...

The Six Articles Of Faith In Islam

There are certain things that every Muslim must believe. A person who doubts any of these things cannot be considered a Muslim. These articles of faith are: Belief in God Belief in His Angels Belief in His Books Belief in His Prophets and Messengers Belief in the Day of...

What are the Muslims?

The Arabic word “muslim” literally means “someone who is in a state of Islam (submission to the will and law of God)”.  The message of Islam is meant for the entire world, and anyone who accepts this message becomes a muslim.  Some people mistakenly believe that Islam is just...

Prophet Muhammad copied the Quran from the Bible

In addressing this misconception, it is interesting to note that no other religious scripture claims to be totally the direct word of God as clearly and as often as the Quran: Do they not consider the Quran (with care)? Had it been from other Than Allah, they would surely...

Why Islam order women to wear veil?

The status of is often the target of attacks in the secular media. The ‘hijab’ or the Islamic dress is cited by many as an example of the ‘subjugation’ of women under Islamic law. Before we analyze the reasoning behind the religiously mandated ‘hijab’, let us first study the...

Islam was spread by the sword

It is another common misconception among some non-Muslims that Islam would not have the millions of adherents it has all over the world, had it not been spread by the use of force. The following proofs will make it clear, that far from being forcefully “spread by the sword”,...

Jesus freaks

When I was a child, growing up in the sixties and seventies just a few blocks away from the notorious Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, I was surrounded by the hippie movement. It was a “turn on, tune in, drop out” age of sexual freedom, cultural revolution and social...

The concepts of God

In the religious terminology of the world, we will find that every “son of man” in his own way, in his own dialect has given some beautiful attributive name for the Lord of the Heavens and the Earth. The Zulu concept In South Africa, the Zulus, a very virile...

From Drury Lane to Mecca

History has not recorded the name of the first British Muslim to carry out the rites of Hajj. Rumours abound of converted Crusaders who made the trip in medieval times, and of British Muslims in Ottoman naval service who visited the hallowed precincts in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries....

Every living creature on earth

“There is not an animal that lives on earth, nor a being that flies with its wings, but nations like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they all shall be gathered to their Lord in the end.” (Quran 6:38) Scientific implications in this verse Biologists have discovered...