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Muslim Prayer Postures Found in the Bible

It is interesting to note that Prophet Daniel prayed towards Jerusalem. In the early days of Prophet Muhammad’s mission the faithful also prayed towards Jerusalem. However the Muslim direction of prayer changed. About sixteen months after Prophet Muhammad…

The Quran Completes What Was Missing in My Faith

My first desire was to learn Arabic, but my soul awakened when I began to read the Quran. Maybe it was better because I began to read it in Arabic directly, while I was consulting a dictionary. I could realize that what the Quran says was the parts that were missing in the Bible…

Why Was Muhammad Not Mentioned in The Bible?

Salam (Peace), Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. You have rightly said that the Quran mentions the names of a number of prophets mentioned in the Bible (both Jewish and Christian), but the Bible does not mention the name of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The obvious reason is that Muhammad (PBUH) …

What is The Muslim View of Dead Sea Scrolls?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah Ally: Dr. Sahbir Ally, this is a question about the Dead Sea Scrolls: how do Muslims and Christians view the Dead Sea Scrolls? That’s the question.  Dr. Shabir Ally: The Dead Sea Scrolls are …

How the Quran Differs From the Bible

How the Quran Differs From the Bible

It is a common allegation by Christians that the Quran is a mere copy of the Bible; that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) simply plagiarized “his” book from the pages of the Bible. It is true that Prophet Muhammad received the Quran AFTER the Bible came into existence; and it is also …

The Bible Prophecies of Muhammad

The Jews and Christians would say: “The time has come for the unlettered prophet to appear who will revive the religion of Abraham. We will join his ranks and wage fierce war against you.” When Muhammad actually appeared, some of them believed in him, and some refused. This is why God revealed…

It All Started with Stereotypes about Islam

At first I did not like to read Quran, but the Muslims I knew, I took them as my example of what a Muslim is like and saw that the stereotype I had been raised with just didn’t fit. I wondered how I knew Bible was right and Quran was wrong, especially when so much was similar between them, they seemed to originate from the same source.

Using the Bible as Toilet Paper

Using the Bible as Toilet Paper: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

3 Reasons Why Muslims Abstain from Pork

3 Reasons Why Muslims Abstain from Pork

A common misconception about pork is that if it is cooked well, these ova die. In a research project undertaken in America, it was found that out of twenty-four people suffering from Trichura Tichurasis (another worm commonly found in pork), twenty two had cooked the pork very well…

Muhammad Prophet Foretold Bible 3 Proofs

Muhammad was the Prophet Foretold in the Bible - 3 Proofs

Some people feel that this prophecy refers to the prophet Jesus (peace be upon him). But, although Jesus was truly a prophet of God, he is not the prophet spoken of here. He was born miraculously, and, finally, God raised him up miraculously. On the other hand, Muhammad (peace be upon him) is more like Moses.

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