The moral value — or virtue — fundamental to the three monotheistic religions is faith. This was the value of Abraham by virtue of ...
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What could be called Islamic modernism emerged in the middle of the 19th century as a response to European colonialism. Islamic modernism was a movement that aimed to reconcile Islamic faith with some modern values and trends such as democracy, rights, nationalism, rationality, science, equality and progress.
The chief aim of the chapter is to reveal the truth, however spectacular or enigmatic it seemed to the people, and to give warning to the disbelievers and polytheists of a severe punishment from Allah, and also to give glad tidings to the believers, who do righteous deeds...
The Quran never claimed to teach a new religion. It consistently contextualized the Prophet Muhammad as the final messenger in a long line of messengers from Allah confirming the truth of all earlier scriptures. This continuity is clear in the respect the Prophet showed to people of other religions.
It is universally accepted that the young people are idealistic. They care about other people, they care about not only their own future but the future of their society as well.
Tragedy of Karbala marks the greatest shameful tragic day in Islamic history, when the blood of the noble people of God was shed in this merciless slaughter. No doubt that Imam Al-Hussain, by giving his life, was teaching Muslim generations to come...
Mysticism, by definition, has no – or at best, has extremely little -- place in Islam because in Islam there is no room for mysteries, myths and legends that often defy human intelligence, or for secretive aspects of the fundamental truth.
As women, we have many things in common, as well as many differences. Yet, we can enjoy each other and talk honestly together, exploring both our commonalities and our differences. I am sad that many Americans have a negative view of Muslims, yet most do not even know one Muslim.
When Moses met Al-Khidr, a mysterious man — or an angel in the form of a human being — in order to learn ...
The Arakanese first received the message of Islam from the ship wracked Arabs in 788 A.D. Such ship-wrecks were occurred over and over in the coasts of Arakan and Chittagong.
While knowledge without action is wrong and insufficient, action without knowledge is dangerous and deluding. Speaking without knowledge is proscribed in equal measure. When Allah created man, He provided him with the tools for seeking knowledge...