• Exposing Fake Myth : Muslim women are forced in marriage?

    Published on : 11 05 2011

    There is a halal arranged marriage and a haram one. It is OK to arrange marriages by suggestion and recommendation as long as both parties are agreeable. The other arranged marriage is when parents choose the future spouse and the couple concerned is forced or have no choice in the matter.  One of the conditions […]

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  • Workers’ Rights in Islam

    Published on : 02 05 2011

    Long before unions were established to protect workers rights, Islam acknowledged a whole set of rights for workers 1,400 years ago.Islam praised the notion of work, and stressed that the one who works to sustain his living is more pious than the worshiper who worships day and night and who has the ability to work […]

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  • Why Prophet Muhammad Married Aisha When She Was Only 9?

    Published on : 15 04 2011

    1-It was a divine inspiration: Before describing the rationale behind this married relation, let it be known that the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) married Sayyida Aisha not of his own desire rather it was a Divine inspiration. Read the following Hadith;

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  • Women Rights in Islam – Modernising or Outdated?

    Published on : 17 03 2011

    According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘Women’s Rights are the rights, that promote a position of social and legal equality, of women to men’According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘they are the rights, claimed for the women, equal to those of men, as regards to suffrage that right to vote, as regards to property, etc’. ‘Modernising’, according […]

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  • Twelve Tips for New Muslims

    Published on : 16 03 2011

    The first months, and in some cases years, for many reverts are usually challenging as they are an important transition stage with many things to learn and do, all at once.For this to be a smooth transition, it is always useful to benefit from other people’s experiences and learn from their insight and wisdom.The following […]

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  • Marc’s Journey to Islam (Part 2)

    Published on : 15 03 2011

    It seemed clear that Islam had all of the answers. It cleared up the confusion of the lie of the trinity, and asserted Jesus’ true role as a prophet, and not the son of God.Islam revered all of the prophets, peace and blessings of God be upon them, and recognized them for the great people […]

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  • My Life Was Nothing But Carefully Crafted Lies. Young American Discovers Islam (Part 1)

    Published on : 14 03 2011

    My journey to Islam is, it is safe to say, not the usual one. Most white converts I have met came from a liberal and very open background. My upbringing was far from this.Both of my parents were in the US military and my upbringing was very strict. My father was very racist, and because […]

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  • Position of Women in Islam — Social Aspect

    Published on : 10 03 2011

    Prior to the advent of Islam, female infanticide was practiced by the Arabs.Islam not only succeeded in uprooting this evil practice by declaring it to be murder, but also ended the prevalent notion that the birth of a girl was not as auspicious as the birth of a boy. Islam teaches that the birth of […]

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  • 18 Sources of Barakah

    Published on : 05 03 2011

    If we were to look for an Islamic definition of Productivity, it’ll probably be summarised in the word “barakah” or Blessing. Being able to achieve more with little resources, doing much in little time, and generate a lot with little effort surely is a blessing from Allah (SWT). Yet Barakah has somehow become a lost […]

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  • What Islaam Says About Dating

    Published on : 16 02 2011

    The most common questions I get from young people are, “Do Muslims date?” and, “If they don’t date, how do they decide whose the right person for them to marry?”

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