Spirituality: two views

In contemporary western society there is a religious dichotomy. On one side there is the religion of modernism, materialism, on the other the world of ‘pure’ religion which is concerned with matters of the dimension beyond. Materialism is strongly confident that this world is all there is and that...

Why eating pork is prohibited in Islam?

The fact that consumption of pork is prohibited in Islam is well known. The following points explain various aspects of this prohibition: 1. Pork prohibited in Quran The Quran prohibits the consumption of pork in no less than 4 different places He hath only forbidden you dead meat, and...

Christianity past and present

The origin of Christianity is like that of other Divine revelations such as the messages of Noah, Abraham and Moses. Every Divinely revealed message is unanimous in its fundamental religious creed such as: Belief in God as Singular and Alone and without any associate; Belief that He was neither...

Prophet Muhammad’s character

Many people today are wanting to know about Prophet Muhammad especially in America and Europe. Who was he exactly? What did he teach? What his character was? And why was he loved and followed by million of people? The following is facts about Prophet Muhammad. To shorten the article...

Why do priests convert to Islam?

Many people ask me how a preacher or priest in Christianity can ever go to Islam, especially considering all the negative things that we hear about Islam and Muslims everyday. Some people are simply curious, while others take a profound exception to my “conversion” to Islam. Some have asked...

Allah in the bible

The suffix “IM” of the word “ELOHIM” is a plural of respect in Hebrew. (Remember that in Arabic and Hebrew there are two types of plurals. One of numbers and the other of honour as in Royal proclamations. Since the plural of honour is uncommon in the language of...

Hijab and modesty

“Every religion has its characteristic, and the characteristic of Islam is modesty.” This statement made some 1400 years ago by the Prophet Muhammad is just as relevant today as it was then. The Prophet lived in turbulent times, when slavery, debauchery, drunkenness and sexual abuse was rife; when poor...

Jesus and Mary in the Quran

Many people may be surprised that Muslims love Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the Quran, no woman is given more attention than Mary. Mary receives the most attention of any woman mentioned in the Quran even though all the Prophets with the exception of Adam had mothers. Of...

Can you proof the Hereafter?

1. Many people wonder as to how a person with a scientific and logical temperament, can lend any credence to the belief of life after death. People assume that anyone believing in the hereafter is doing so on the basis of blind belief. My belief in the hereafter is based...