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Jesus & The Link Between Two Major Religions

Jesus & The Link Between Two Major Religions

I took the magazine to my room and skimmed through the pages. One name that kept coming up was “Jesus”, and how we had to have him part of our life. As a youngster, my ‘Google’, in the days before the internet, was my mom…

What Is the Meaning of Messiah

What Is the Meaning of "Messiah" According to Islam?

Salam Dear Syed, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. “Anointed One” The word messiah is an anglicized form of the Hebrew word, moshiach. Its root word, mashach, is found about 140 times in the Old Testament, and means “to smear, anoint, or spread.” Mashach in Hebrew or masaha (literally to rub, to …

Stories of Hijrah - Christians Giving Shelter to New Muslims

Stories of Hijrah - Christians Giving Shelter to New Muslims

The significance of Abyssinia was the turn of “fortune” for the struggling Muslims, and moreover, the kindness they found in a foreign land, where there were no relatives to open up their homes to them. Yet, through these foreigners and brethrens of the Christian faith…

Muslim Prayer Postures Found in the Bible

What is surprising is that even though there are descriptions of prayer in the Bible, Christians and Jews no longer pray the way their own Prophets prayed. The remainder of this article will examine passages from various books of the Bible and compare them to the way Muslims pray.

5 Things I Learned in Christianity I Found in Islam

5 Things I Learned in Christianity I Found in Islam

The first time I ever saw a Muslim with a dark mark on his forehead from making sujud (prostration) frequently, it hit me. The people of God have a dark mark on their forehead because of their devotion to the worship of God in prayer and prostration.

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Do The Gospels Present Jesus' Actual Words?

Salam Dear Plath, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Whatever we know of Jesus as a historical person– i.e. as someone who actually walked the earth–comes from two sources: The Gospels and the Noble Quran. As a Christian you may not accept the Quran as a source of information about Jesus, …

7 Miracles of Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him)

7 Miracles of Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him)

The Story of Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) is mentioned several times in the Qur’an. He and his mother, Mary, are presented as great role models to be loved, honored and imitated. Muslims believe that Jesus is a great Prophet who preached worshipping Allah alone. This video presents 7 miracles of Prophet Jesus (peace …

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6 Facts about Jesus Non-Muslims Might Not Know

Unbeknownst to most non-Muslims who revere and love Jesus, he is one of the many Prophets whom God has mentioned repeatedly and specifically in the Quran. God has described many of His praiseworthy attributes in the Quran, in addition to the details of the events in his life, as well as those of his mother, Mary.

Come to a Word That is Just

Come to a Word That is Just

The King and those with him were moved to tears. Silent tears rolled down their cheeks and soaked into their beards. The sublime words of Quran melted their hearts, as it had already begun to do in Makkah.

How is Jesus Described in the Quran?

How is Jesus Described in the Quran?

The Quran is the sacred scripture of Islam, and in it, more than ninety verses spread across fifteen chapters of the Quran discuss Jesus. Three chapters of the Quran are named after their reference to Jesus: the third chapter of Quran, ‘The Family of Imran,’ is named after the father of Mary…



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