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...

Islam is a militant religion

In Islam, the use of force is allowed only in special situations, particularly when the Muslim community is threatened by hostile forces. This is indeed natural and logical for any nation. Then again, the use of force in a campaign of jihad is determined by the leader of the...

Islam permits polygamy

Polygamy is a form of marriage wherein a person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. The first type is called polygyny, where a man marries more than one woman, and the other is polyandry, where a woman marries more than one man. In Islam,...

Why vast difference between Islam and Muslims?

1. Islam is without doubt the best religion and the only religion that is from The Creator of the universe. But the media is in the hands of the Westerners who are afraid of Islam. The media is continuously broadcasting and printing information against Islam. They either provide misinformation...

Jesus Christ in Islam

The Christian does not know that the true spirit of charity which the Muslim displays, always, towards Jesus and his mother Mary spring from the fountainhead of his faith – the Quran. He/she does not know that the Muslim does not take the holy name of Jesus, in his...

The compatibility between religion & science

The ideas that have been put forward in the present work have taken us a long way from the concepts that held sway over many of the scientists and philosophers of the last century who regarded religion and science as opposites. Religion was indeed essentially considered to proceed from...

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...

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...

How Islam came to British Isles

According to the Roman Christian calendar, 15th July 1999 marked the 900th anniversary when Crusaders first captured Jerusalem and slaughtered up to 70,000 Muslims i.e. over four and half centuries after Jerusalem had first fallen to the Muslims without a single loss of life. There has never been a...

Understanding conversion to Islam

“Although conversion is a phenomenon that is completely unique to everyone, nevertheless, those who are serious about it will all undoubtedly undergo self-examination of some kind in order to embrace a new way of life and belief system.”  Three years on American, Abdul-Lateef Abdullah, reflects on conversion to Islam....