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Muslim Contribution to Modern Science Highly Questionable

What contribution have Muslims made to civilization and science in the 20th – and now the 21st – century? Sure, Muslims have claimed several accolades as proof of their contribution to scientific prowess. One of the latest major examples of that was 15 years ago when the Egyptian chemist Dr. Ahmed Zewail won the 1999 Nobel Prize. …

Knowledge in the Quran – Moses vs. Korah

Knowledge in the Quran – Moses vs. Korah

When Moses met Al-Khidr, a mysterious man — or an angel in the form of a human being — in order to learn from him what he had been exclusively taught by Allah, a few fundamental lessons concerning knowledge emerged at the very beginning of their case. Allah says: Then they found one of Our …

Knowledge vs Ignorance - What Islam Says

Knowledge vs Ignorance - What Islam Says

Knowledge is the best asset one can have. The righteous scholars are the witnesses of the truth and Allah’s Oneness. They know that true knowledge and fear of Allah could be attained only by reading and grasping Allah’s signs (ayat) in the Quran…

Man is Created to Know - Islam on Knowledge

Man is Created to Know - Islam on Knowledge

While knowledge without action is wrong and insufficient, action without knowledge is dangerous and deluding. Speaking without knowledge is proscribed in equal measure. When Allah created man, He provided him with the tools for seeking knowledge…

Admitting Ignorance Leads to Knowledge

Admitting Ignorance Leads to Knowledge

Arrogance is a major barrier to discovering and embracing the truth. In this video, Dr. Mohamed Ghilan reflects on one verse that speaks about this barrier. He explains how admitting we know nothing is the way to learn and gain knowledge.

Ceaseless Reward Even After Death

Ceaseless Reward Even After Death

Abu Hurairah narrated that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “When a man dies, his good deeds come to an end except three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, and righteous offspring who will pray for him.” (Muslim) Commenting on this hadith, Imam An-Nawawi (may Allah have mercy on him) said, “The scholars said, …

4 Steps for New Muslims Seeking Knowledge

4 Steps for New Muslims Seeking Knowledge

Alongside the acts of worship, you’ll need to learn the Islamic guidance that relates to your daily life, work and relationships, so you can develop the manners, conduct and morals that please God. This will include subjects such as how to treat your family and neighbors…

Suggestions for Bringing Sunnis and Shi’is Closer to Each Other

Suggestions for Improving Sunnis-Shi’a Relations

Aren’t believing in One Allah, following the same Prophet, reading the same Quran and facing the same qiblah, sufficient for creating a common ground for any sort of dialogue and any degree of partnership against the avowed enemies of everything that both Sunnis and Shi’is live for?

Tariq Ramadan: Components of Muslim Identity (Part 2)

Tariq Ramadan: Components of Muslim Identity

In this series: Identity & Culture Faith and Understanding Education and Transmission  Action, Participation and Muslim Identity in Western Context After his introductory discussion about identity and culture and the consequences of the failure to recognize the true components of  Muslim identity, Dr. Taiq Ramadan explores these components, discussing in this article the first two: …



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