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The Biblical Roots of the Palestinian Problem

The Biblical Roots of the Palestinian Problem

Until the beginning of the 20th century, most Jews living in Palestine observed traditional, orthodox religious practices, spending their time studying religious texts. Their attachment to the land was ‘religious’ rather than ‘national’, and they were not involved in the Zionist movement…

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Why Do Arab Muslims Feel Superior to Non-Arab Muslims?

Short answer: We cannot know the true intentions behind someone else’s actions. As far as discrimination of Arab countries against non-Arabs, these countries are generally disorganized and don’t welcome one another, even, into their countries. This is a question of politics, not religion. Salam Dear Aijaz, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. …

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Why Did Muhammad Only Spread Islam to Arabs?

Thanks for the question. Indian religious beliefs are very diverse and very old. It is a mistake to assume that all is based on myth or superstition, or that all worship the cow, for example. Muhammad: Prophet for All, Citizen of Arabia It would be equally incorrect to claim that God sent Muhammad, peace be …

The First Racist & the History of Racism

Satan thought himself superior to Adam on account of his origins. Since that day, Satan has misled many of Adam’s descendants into also believing themselves superior to others, causing them to persecute and exploit their fellow man.

The Quran - An Unmet Challenge

History is a witness that the pre-Islamic Arabs could not produce a single chapter to meet the challenge of the Quran. Instead of meeting the challenge, they chose violence and waged war against him. They, of all people, had the ability and the motive to meet the Quranic challenge, but could not do so.

Are Arabs Nobler Than Non-Arabs?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question today is: do Arabs have a special status in Islam. And, a bit of background, the viewer is saying justifications are based on a mixture of opinions and …

Is Islam a Religion for Arabs Only

Is Islam a Religion for Arabs Only?

Salam (Peace) Dearest Julia, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I start my answer with the word “salam” which means “peace”, though your simple and direct question caused my heart to ache! The pain I felt when I read your question was because I was surprised that some would think that …

Smart Solar Umbrella for Hajj Pilgrims

“And proclaim that the people shall observe Hajj pilgrimage. They will come to you walking or riding on various exhausted (means of transportation). They will come from the farthest locations.” (Surat Al-Haj 22:27). Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage and an obligatory religious rituals event for Muslims. It should be carried out by adult Muslims …

How Do Arab Men Think?

How Do Arab Men Think?

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, Great question! First of all, there is no absolute framework for how men, Arabs, or Arab men think. Let’s look at a few definitions to help you organize your experience. Culture is anything that shapes a person. I see culture as a broad force which includes mediums for one’s beliefs, values, …

Conversion From Nowhere

I can truly say now, looking back on the whole story, that I was overwhelmingly blessed by the way Allah guided me to Islam. I look back now and see my old friends from high school and how lost they are.



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