Before giving us life He took a covenant from each of us. What is that covenant, and what does it have to do with the hereafter and our eternal destination?

Before giving us life He took a covenant from each of us. What is that covenant, and what does it have to do with the hereafter and our eternal destination? More »

Iyas Ibn Mu`awiyah was a famous Islamic scholar from the second generation of Muslims. When his mother died, Iyas Ibn Mu`awiyah cried. He was asked,

Iyas Ibn Mu`awiyah was a famous Islamic scholar from the second generation of Muslims. When his mother died, Iyas Ibn Mu`awiyah cried. He was asked, "Why do you cry?" He said, "I used to have two gates open to Paradise, now one of them is closed."

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The pursuit of knowledge is important in Islam. Prophet Muhammad encouraged his followers to attend learning classes, and he sent teachers of Quran to the outlying tribes and far away cities

The pursuit of knowledge is important in Islam. Prophet Muhammad encouraged his followers to attend learning classes, and he sent teachers of Quran to the outlying tribes and far away cities

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God created man to live in harmony with other aspects of His creation not to waste or misuse them. See how God’s custodian on earth has to fulfill this responsibility…

God created man to live in harmony with other aspects of His creation not to waste or misuse them. See how God’s custodian on earth has to fulfill this responsibility…

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Islam neither totally accepts democracy nor totally rejects it. It has a better alternative, namely Shura. It is such a substitute to dictatorship and mobocracy

Islam neither totally accepts democracy nor totally rejects it. It has a better alternative, namely Shura. It is such a substitute to dictatorship and mobocracy

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Indeed, all divine religions order justice and love for the strangers, including giving them food and clothing. According to such religions, doing good to the strangers is considered an act of righteousness.

Indeed, all divine religions order justice and love for the strangers, including giving them food and clothing. According to such religions, doing good to the strangers is considered an act of righteousness.

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Allah has instructed us to ponder over the Glorious Qur’an while giving careful consideration to the consequences of following and applying its teachings and commandments.

Allah has instructed us to ponder over the Glorious Qur’an while giving careful consideration to the consequences of following and applying its teachings and commandments.

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History, logic, objectivity, and scholarly research all reject the notion that the Prophet Muhammad forced his religion on unwilling masses. It was voluntary acceptance that caused mass conversions in many countries.

History, logic, objectivity, and scholarly research all reject the notion that the Prophet Muhammad forced his religion on unwilling masses. It was voluntary acceptance that caused mass conversions in many countries.

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It is curious enough that the Qur’an cites miracles performed by Jesus of which the New Testament itself does not make any mention, like the miracles of speaking to people in the cradle.

It is curious enough that the Qur’an cites miracles performed by Jesus of which the New Testament itself does not make any mention, like the miracles of speaking to people in the cradle.

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Though both Muslims and Christians agree on the Ascension of Jesus, Christians believe that Jesus was resurrected after Crucifixion and before Ascension, but Muslims believe that he was not crucified but raised to Heaven directly without Resurrection before Ascension.

Though both Muslims and Christians agree on the Ascension of Jesus, Christians believe that Jesus was resurrected after Crucifixion and before Ascension, but Muslims believe that he was not crucified but raised to Heaven directly without Resurrection before Ascension.

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Jesus was born without a father in the first place. He has a miraculous life with two earthly lifetimes and one interval of an unusually heavenly life in between. If one already believes in Jesus, let him believe in his survival, ascension and second coming as he believed in him as a fatherless human being. If he is willing to believe in him as a fatherless human being only, this sounds much stranger and wonderful than anything else ever believed in.

Jesus was born without a father in the first place. He has a miraculous life with two earthly lifetimes and one interval of an unusually heavenly life in between. If one already believes in Jesus, let him believe in his survival, ascension and second coming as he believed in him as a fatherless human being. If he is willing to believe in him as a fatherless human being only, this sounds much stranger and wonderful than anything else ever believed in.

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It is safe to say that, unlike Jews, both Christians and Muslims hold Mary in high esteem. However, Muslims believe that she was only the mother of a servant, Prophet and Messenger of Allah.

It is safe to say that, unlike Jews, both Christians and Muslims hold Mary in high esteem. However, Muslims believe that she was only the mother of a servant, Prophet and Messenger of Allah.

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