• Islam and Modernity

    Published on : 29 03 2016

    Modernity signifies “both a historical period as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in post-medieval Europe and have developed since, in various ways and at various times, around the world. While it includes a wide range of interrelated historical processes and cultural phenomena, it can also refer to […]


  • Prophet Ibrahim: Father of the Prophets

    Published on : 17 03 2016

    The birth of a Great Prophet Ibrahim was born in a house of idolaters, in the kingdom of Babylon. His father Aazar was a well known idol sculptor that his people worshipped. As a young child, Ibrahim used to watch his father sculpting these idols from stones or wood. When his father was done with […]


  • Husband and Wife Mutual Rights and Obligations

    Published on : 15 03 2016

    In order to ensure an atmosphere of harmony and to promote a cheerful and successful life in the newly established nest of the newlyweds, Islam has provided guidance in defining the relationship between husband and wife and in distributing the rights and obligations arising from this relationship.


  • Women and the Masjid: Avoiding Extremes

    Published on : 06 03 2016

    Does Islam require — or even permit —- a coed masjid? Without using the term —for obvious reasons—- many people in the US are making suggestions that point in that direction.


  • How to get ready for death?

    Published on : 24 02 2016

    A Brief Description of the Question: How to get ready for death? The Answer: Allah (SWT) states he created death in this world with his might pursuant to his wisdom by saying in his book, the All-Wise Qur’an: “He Who created Death and Life, that He may try which of you is best in deed: […]


  • Why Do We Muslims Not Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

    Published on : 16 02 2016

    This question may be answered in several ways: 1- In Islam, the festivals are clearly defined and well established, and no additions or subtractions may be accepted.


  • Muhammad & the Last Monotheists of Old

    Published on : 07 02 2016

    When Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, was sent with God’s Message to humanity, his mission was not only to bring the truth to a world steeped in ignorance and idolatry, but also to come to the aid of those few people who still clung to true monotheism. Some […]


  • The Nature of Worship in Islam

    Published on : 11 01 2016

    The Purpose of Man’s Creation Know that Allah (Exalted is He) created man for His worship.


  • Acts of the Prayer and the heart’s states in them

    Published on : 15 11 2015

    When you hear the Athaan (call to Prayer), let that remind you of the horrors of the Summons on the Day of Resurrection.


  • Six Ways to Bring Youth Back to the Masjid

    Published on : 04 11 2015

    One of the modern-day challenges that Muslims face is successfully attracting and tying their youth to the local Islamic community center or masjid, as regular and eager attendees.