Islam Page

It only requires a very simple act, but the meaning behind it is very deep. You have to believe that there is only one God, Allah, who created the entire universe, and that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is his final messenger on earth

Islam: What’s It all About?
What is Islam? What is the Quran? Who is Muhammad (saw)? What are the five pillars of Islam? Who are Muslims? What is Jihad? Do women have any rights?

Unique features of Islam
The command to worship none other than Almighty God and to submit to His will has been revealed by God to all of His prophets throughout mankind's long history. The pure essence of the beliefs and teachings that were revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad are the same as God taught to Abraham, who was one of the earliest and greatest prophets.

Human Rights in Islam
Although an Islamic state may be set up in any part of the earth, Islam does not seek to restrict human rights or privileges to the geographical limits of its own state. Islam has laid down some universal fundamental rights for humanity as a whole, which are to be observed and respected under all circumstances whether such a person is resident within the territory of the Islamic state or outside it, whether he is at peace with the state or at war.

100 Question and Answers about Arab-Americans
Like all people, Arab Americans are too often described in simplistic terms. Although the Arab culture is one of the oldest on Earth, it is, in many parts of the United States and the Western world, misunderstood. There are no easy, one-size-fits-all answers.

Q & A On Islam
A short FAQ on Islam as was on questions range from terrorism to Islamic greetings to womens rights.

Understanding Islam and the Muslims
Another Faq on Islam, ranging from prophethood to judaism. with slightly longer answers.

Who is Allah?
Some of the biggest misconceptions that many non-Muslims have about Islam have to do with the word "Allah". For various reasons, many people have come to believe that Muslims worship a different God than Christians and Jews.

What is a Mosque?
Mosques in Britain range from the splendour of Regents Park Mosque, and the big central mosques in Birmingham and Manchester, to more modest structures, often converted from other buildings. The first mosque in Britain is likely to have been one recorded in 1860 in Cardiff.

Is the Religion of Islam True or False?
If we would like to know whether a religion is true or false, we should not depend on our emotions, feelings, or traditions. Rather, we should depend on our reason and intellect.

All religions basically teach followers to do good deeds. Why should a person only follow Islam? Can he not follow any other religions?

Life After Death
The question whether there is a life after death does not fall under the jurisdiction of science, as science is concerned only with classification and analysis of sensory data. Moreover, man has been busy with scientific enquiries and research in the modern sense of the term only for the last few centuries, while he has been familiar with the concept of life after death since time immemorial.

A brief look at days which hold religious significance to the Muslims, from the Eids to the Ashura to the nights of 'Mi'raj' and 'Qadr'.