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What Are the Characteristics of Islamic Dawah

What Are the Characteristics of Islamic Dawah?

Short Answer: The objective is to know, not to convert. Muslims are not supposed to introduce Islamic teachings to others through the word of mouth only. Rather, it has to be introduced through practice and behavior. Dawah means introducing Islam to others and inviting them to study, learn, and read about it. It must be done with …

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How Can I Make Dawah in the West?

Short Answer:  Be very courteous and very cheerful. Show people that being Muslim does not mean you have to stop being human. When you talk to Islam to others you are an ambassador of Islam. Show them that Islam is very beautiful. If you are good at speaking, then speak in a clear, confident voice. If you are …

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How Can I Invite Atheists to Islam?

Short Answer: If we live in a world of cause and effect, there must be an original uncaused cause. The first step in da’wah with atheists is to convince them of the existence of Allah. This we can do by appealing to their reason. Also, the person inviting them to Islam must be sure to …

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The Most Effective Da'wah Technique: Muslim Character

Short Answer: The most effective technique for divine success in spreading the religion of Allah is to call by our character. Today, we rely on complicated philosophical arguments, marketing techniques, and historical references to those Muslims who actually lived Islam. This is simply because we are not providing a good example. We must call all people, rich or …

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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 …

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How to Introduce Islam to Others?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question today is: I want to ask you how should I introduce Islam to my non-Muslim friends. Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, the question is very general and for, of …

How Can I Guide My Boyfriend to Islam?

Asalamu Alaikum Sundas,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  First of all, I must say that I find it surprising that you are trying to guide someone to Islam when you appear to be involved in a relationship that does not reflect the teachings of Islam. Boyfriend-girlfriend relations are not permissible in …

Is It Better Not to Invite Someone to Islam?

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 that we have is, is it better not to invite someone to Islam who will most likely reject it because then he or she will have the excuse …

Inviting to Islam

Asalamu Alaikum Hasnet,  Thank you very much for your question.  To answer your question fully, I need to explain two important concepts in Islam: (1) the concept of sin, and (2) the concept of shirk (associating partners with Allah).  From many verses in the Holy Quran and the sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him-PBUH), it is …

How Can I Tell Classmates Islam Is Not Terrorism?

Assalam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh Nafiz, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question There may be a great scope for explaining Islam to your fellow students and teachers. The best way to proceed depends on what you could do. If your school allows student clubs of some kind, where you can use …



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