What is the hereafter?

In the Holy Quran, Allah teaches human beings that they were created in order to glorify and worship Him, and that the basis of all true worship is God-consciousness.  All of Allah’s creatures worship him naturally and only the humans have the free will to worship Allah their Creator...

Buhaira the monk & Muhammad

The fortunes of Abd-Almuttalib had waned during the last part of his life, and what he left at his death amounted to no more than a small legacy for each of his sons. Some of them, especially Abd Aluzzah who was known as Abu-Lahab, had acquired wealth of their...

How to become a muslim?

“There is no god but He: That is the witness of Allah, His angels, and those endued with knowledge, standing firm on justice. There is no god but He, the Exalted in Power, the Wise. The Religion before Allah is Islam (submission to His Will): Nor did the People...

The true message of Jesus Christ

The Biblical scriptures, both New and Old Testaments, are unreliable sources and cannot, therefore, be used as an authentic means of knowing the truth about the man called Jesus Christ or about his mission and message. However, a close examination of these scriptures in the light of Quranic verses...

What did they say about Islam?

The Islam that was revealed to prophet Muhammad is the continuation and culmination of all the preceding revealed religions and, hence, it is for all times and all people. This status of Islam is sustained by glaring facts. First, there is no other revealed book extant in the same...

What the Bible says about Muhammad?

What the Bible says about Prophet Muhammad – will no doubt come as a surprise to many of you because the writer is a Muslim. A dominee (priest, parson and predikant) Van Heerden agreed to meet me at his home on the Saturday afternoon that I was to leave...

Islam opposed to knowledge and science

Islam is not opposed to knowledge and science. Knowledge is of two types: religious, which has to do with the understanding of the religious duties one is required to carry out, and temporal, which has to do with all that is needed to know with a view to living...

The ‘God’ that never was!

According to Christians, Jesus is God because He shares the nature of God, and he is in every way like God. These two reasons given by Christians to prove the divinity of Jesus are so puerile that they speak volumes of their understanding of Jesus. Islam is the only...

Hijab – Unveiling the mystery

“Say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their...