A brief introduction to Islam

The word ‘Islam’ is an Arabic word which means ‘submission to the will of God’. This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word ‘salam’, which means ‘peace’. As such, the religion of...

Who invented the Trinity?

The three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – all purport to share one fundamental concept: belief in God as the Supreme Being, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe. This concept of the...

90 Verses say Jesus is not God

All four Gospels record Jesus as saying, “Blessed are the peace-makers; they will be called sons of God.” The word ‘son’ cannot be accepted literally because in the Bible, God apparently addresses many of his chosen...

Prophet Muhammad in brief

It all began in the year 610 C.E. with a few brave individuals differing in tribe, status, and gender, secretly winding through the alleys of Mecca to meet the man known as Al-Ameen (The Trustworthy)....

50,000 errors in the bible

The Jehovah’s Witnesses in their “AWAKE!” Magazine dated 8 September, 1957, carried this startling headline “50,000 Errors in The Bible?”. While I was still formulating the theme of this booklet, I heard a knock at my...

30 Verses proofs – No crucifixion

Jesus Christ was neither killed nor was he crucified, as alleged by the Christians and the Jews, but that he was alive! because: 1. Jesus was reluctant to die! He had worked out a strategy...

Islam is

The Arabic word “Islam” literally means “submission.” Islam, as a faith, means total and sincere submission to God. such submission to God brings peace and tranquillity. The name Islam is universal in its meaning. Islam...

Is the bible God’s word?

Presumptuous Christians Whether Catholic, Protestant or a “Cultist,” of the thousand and one sects and denominations-of-Christianity, never will you find a missionary who will not, prima facie, presuppose that his potential convert accepts his “Holy...

Contradictions in the Bible

“There can be no hope of going back to the original text itself,’ there is still the possibility that on the whole all the Gospels – including The Gospel of Barnabas – in their present...

Why choose Islam?

Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and...

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,...

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...

The Five Pillars of Islam

The application of faith in daily life can be summarized into what has been called the Five Pillars of Islam: The testimony of faith The five daily prayers Fasting the month of Ramadan A mandatory...

The origin of crucifixion

Crucifixion was the common mode of eliminating political prisoners, murderers and insurgents. Long before the birth of Jesus, the Phoenecians had experimented with various methods to get rid of their anti-social characters. They had tried...

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...

What is Islam?

Islam is the name of the religion, or more properly the ‘way of life’, which God has revealed and which was practiced by all of the Prophets and Messengers of God that He sent to...

Muhammad Ali – Cassius Clay

American boxer, Three times World Heavyweight Champion, embraced Islam in 1965. "I have had many nice moments in my life. But the feelings I had while standing on Mount Arafat (just outside Makka, Saudi Arabia)...

Halal Slaughter, Racism and Paganism

While many of us have concerns over the export of live animals, because of the conditions on ships and because of lack of respect for the rights of the animals being sold, halal slaughter within...

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New Features

As of February 2015, we have added few more features to tellmeaboutislam.com these are: Causes, Events, Projects and Products to sell online, all which of a benefit to the Muslims and for the call to...

Religious Mysteries 101

Of all the Christian mysteries, none rank as highly as the concept of Christ’s crucifixion and atoning sacrifice. In fact, Christians base their salvation on this one tenet of faith. And if it really happened,...

The big questions

At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us”, and “Why are we here?” So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than...

What did they say about the Quran?

Humanity has received divine guidance through two channels: the word of Allah and the prophets who were chosen by Him to communicate His will to humanity These channels have always functioned together, and if one...

Women in Islam vs women in Judeo-Christian

Five years ago, I read in the Toronto Star issue of July 3, 1990 an article titled “Islam is not alone in patriarchal doctrines”, by Gwynne Dyer. The article described the furious reactions of the...

The author of natural belief

When a child is born, it has with it a natural belief in God. This natural belief is called in Arabic the “Fitrah”. If the child were left alone, it would grow up aware of...