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 Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety 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 Oneness of God was stressed by Moses in a Biblical passage known as 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 servants as ‘son’ and ‘sons.’ The Hebrews believed God is One, and had neither...

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). One by one they went, like stealthy shadows in the moonlight, hoping not to...

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 door one Sunday morning. I opened the door. A European gentleman stood there, grinning...

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 of defence to repel the Jews. Because he wanted to remain alive! 2. He...

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 not named after a tribe of people or after an individual, as Judaism...

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 Bible” as the book of final authority on every religious opinion? The only answer...

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 form do contain a certain degree of accuracy and truth. It is possible to...

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 all the fashionable “-isms” – Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young daughter once...

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...

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 charity A pilgrimage to Mecca 1) Testimony of Faith In simple English translation, the...

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 hanging, impaling, stoning, drowning, etc. But all these were too quick in their effects;...

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 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 mankind including Moses and Jesus.  Even the name stands out unique among other religions...

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) on the day of the Hajj (the Muslim pilgrimage), was the most unique. I...

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 Australia is a humane alternative. Both kosher slaughter and halal slaughter, carried out in...

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 Islam. Please submit your request to us anytime, and should you have any question...

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, shouldn’t we all? If it really happened, that is. Now, I don’t know about...

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 religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than God. But...

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 is ignored or neglected, the will of Allah cannot be known with any degree...

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 participants of a conference on women and power held in Montreal to the comments...

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 God in His oneness, but all children are affected by the pressures of their...