The Quran contains many references to other books that God sent to prophets at different times in history – namely, the Book of Abraham, the Torah (Taurat) to Moses, the Psalms (Zabur) to David and the Gospel (Injeel) to Jesus. Believing in all four books is an essential part of the Islamic creed.
God-consciousness is the core of taqwa because God-consciousness is acknowledging, feeling, and realizing God’s presence at all times, and knowing that He is looking after you and knows what you are doing and even what your soul whispers to you.
In their attempts to discredit the divine origin of the Quran, critics for centuries have claimed that the Prophet Muhammad authored the Quran. One historical fact, however, is sufficient to debunk that theory: the Prophet’s living conditions were…
This is one of the real life stories of du’a that I have seen in my life that I hold on to very dearly. It showed me so much… It taught me that Allah listens to all du’a and He answers as well.
How can we then say we stand no chance? It would be wrong to confuse people’s anger with the Almighty’s. His forgiveness is unparalleled.
Dr. Shabir Ally tackles the issue of mathematical miracles in the Qur’an as part of his series, Quran – Is It Really The Word of God.
While for Allah time does not exist, and He in His Majesty and Sublimity is not bounded by it, man’s perception as well as experience of it will be consistent with the new life (Hereafter) and its new physical and psychological realities in which man will find himself.
What was the secret that changed the wine-loving Arabs at the time of the Prophet to create an alcohol-free society? Alcohol represented a major source of money for Arabs in those days. The alcohol industry was vital; perhaps even more vital than in Western society today…
Islam is a universal meaning not bound to any group of people, nor even to any particular figure or event in history. It is another word for true religion itself, and is the direct relationship between any worshipper — human, animal or even inanimate — and the only Being worthy of worship: Allah.
Why does Allah ask us to pray, to fast, to avoid backbiting, to avoid alcohol, to wear hijab? What does Allah gain by these things which He has imposed on us? Some of you might be scandalized by such questions…