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Education, Transmission of Message & Muslim Identity

In this series: Identity & Culture Faith and Understanding Education and Transmission  Action, Participation and Muslim Identity in Western Context Faith (iman) is a pledge (amaana), and Muslims are required to pass this amana on to their children and those close to them and, as we have already explained, to bear witness to it before …

Relevance before Religion: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)`

Relevance before Religion: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)

In the 40 years prior to Prophethood, the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was famously known by the people of Makkah as Al-Amin – The Trustworthy One. Through his character, he was relevant in the most significant way. Usama Canon explains the responsibility Muslims have today. We need to be relevant in our …

Invite Christians

How to Invite Christians to Islam Without Quoting Quran?

Salam Dear Sarah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. You have raised a number of important queries in your question, which are: How can we help Christians to realize the falseness – according to Islam – of some of their basic beliefs, e.g. that Jesus was sent for salvation of …

First Ambassador of Islam: Why Mus`ab?

First Ambassador of Islam: Why Mus`ab?

The amount of action and the amazing stories that took place during the hijrah grabbed the attention away from the roles played by some Companions before the hijrah and away from the hijrah scene. I want to take you back 3 years before the hijrah when the Prophet was going around the camps for the …

Adhan With IIC Sweden

Adhan With IIC Sweden

One way of spreading dawah is like what the IIC Sweden is doing. Performing beautiful adhan in the streets of Sweden!

How the Prophet Treated New Muslims

We all like this moment, when a brother or sister enters the masjid on a Friday, and announces the shahada (declaration of faith), and the whole masjid start saying “Takbir, Allahu Akbar”. I cannot deny that this is such an amazing moment, to witness someone who just found the right path, and took that extra step …

dawah opposite sex

How Can I Guide Someone of the Opposite Sex to Islam?

Salam Dear Alaeddine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your goal is very noble! With the correct intention and a concerted effort, Allah may use you to spread His light around the world. It is because of this effort of dawah (inviting to Islam) that Allah has made the nation …

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Most, if not all problems and challenges facing Muslim youth in the West stem from two major factors: doubts and desires. The doubts factor shows up in the form of questioning Allah almighty; misconceptions about His revelation; doubts related to faith; misunderstanding of certain practices of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him); etc. …

Dealing with Argumentative Questioners of Islam

Dealing With Argumentative Questioners of Islam

Salam Dear Umm Bassel, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I must say; I don’t envy your position! It is much easier to answer questions in writing so that you can think of what to say. I myself am not usually good at answering questions from the top of my …

Tips on How Western Youth Utilize Summer

Tips on How Western Youth Utilize Summer

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. In this fatwa: 1- Muslims everywhere should try their best to utilize their time wisely. 2- Muslim youth organizations, especially in this part of the world, should initiate useful youth …



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