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Guiderdoni

Convert's View on Relation Between Islam & Science

Dr. Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni is a French Muslim astrophysicist. He’s specialized in galaxies and has published more than 140 papers in astronomy. Guiderdoni serves as Director of the Observatory of Lyon, France. Besides his extensive writings on science, he has also published around 60 papers on Islamic theology. He’s also currently the Director of the Islamic Institute …

Liars

How to Spot Professional Liars

Constantly lying can take a toll on our brain health, and even make us more susceptible to pathological lying. A study in Nature Neuroscience in 2016 found habitual lying can desensitize our brains from “feeling bad”. It may even encourage us to tell bigger lies in the future. The researchers found that when we lie for …

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Suffering horrible torture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …

Everything

How Will Everything End?

{And the heaven, We have constructed it mightily; and it is surely We Who have vast power, and keep expanding it.} [Surat Adh-Dhariyat 51:47]. The Qur’anic verses related to universe are evidently miraculous. Qur’an refers to the cosmos as “heavens and earth”, or simply “heavens”. And sometimes in the singular form “heaven, firmament or sky”. …

First Man

Evolution: Was Adam the First Man on Earth?

The opening chapters of the Book of Genesis mentions ‘Adam’ as the first man which God created. Biblical Adam is created from adamah (earth). In the Holy Qur’an, Allah informs that He created Adam from a handful of earth taken from the entire world. He was the first prophet of Islam and the first Muslim. …

Evolution Theory

Evolution: Theory or Fact? A Muslim Opinion

What does science have to do with religion? Are they separate worldviews, perhaps even conflicting ones that should be kept apart at all costs or can they be brought into constructive conversation? How do different religious traditions view the dialogue between faith and science? In this lecture, the Muslim professor Dr. Usama Hasan discusses the modern-day …

What Loving the Prophet (PBUH) Means

What Loving the Prophet (PBUH) Means

What does loving the Prophet entail? As Muslims, we are commanded to love the Prophet  (peace and blessings be upon him) and to follow in his path in order to be true servants of Allah. In this talk, Sheikh Yasir Birjas points out that the strength of our love for the Messenger is connected to our faith as …

Exoplanet

Allah's Universe is Filled with Life

During Medieval times almost all Christian theologians accepted the Ptolemaic Geocentric Greek view of the universe as an absolute universal truth.

God is on Our Side - Whose Victory is Granted?

God is on Our Side: The Longevity of Nations

Whose side is God really on? The Crusaders, after their loss at Hattin, struggled with this question. How could they have lost the battle if God was on their side? Some Christians tried to explain this dilemma by acknowledging that Saladin was a “better Christian”. Others made…



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