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Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

One of the stylistic tools used by the Glorious Quran to convey its message is narratives (qasas). It occurs in the Quran in different forms and for different purposes. The Quran relates the stories of the previous nations, stories of the prophets, descriptions of certain events, etc. All in all, the objective is clear: It …

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is recommendable to fast as much of the month of Muharram as one can; particularly the 9th, the 10th and the 11th days of it. Added …

The Story of Passover According to Islam

Pesach, or Passover, means protection in Hebrew, and the name refers to this last of the plagues sent by God to the Egyptians. While the Egyptians suffered this plague, the angel of death passed over the houses of the Israelites. To protect themselves, the Israelites…

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Any account of Moses’ life is filled with lessons and guidance for all of humankind. The lessons in Quran however are not only in the story that Judaism and Christianity call the Exodus but begin when he was a newborn baby.

Moses Mother - The Story of Reliance on God

Moses' Mother - The Story of Reliance on God

Had the mother of Moses chosen instead to rely on herself or the apparent safety of her own home, her son would have been killed. But by trusting in God, she saved her son and was saved from grief. We know from this story that no matter how impossible it may seem, the promise of God is always true.

From Hajj to Ashura- Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

From Hajj to Ashura: Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

When Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) and his followers were nearly defeated, Allah’s Prophet did not doubt His promise. He trusted Allah so much, he knew deep inside that He would never let him down. When facing the sea and Pharaoh’s approaching…

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Why Is Prophet Moses Mentioned So Often in The Quran?

Short Answer: These very rich experiences can benefit people on various levels: on the leadership level, on the individual level, and on the community level. The similarity between Prophet Moses and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon them both) is another important reason that necessitates such focus on the story of Moses. ______________________________________ Salam Rasha, Thank you …

The Story of Moses' Foster Mother

The Story of Moses' Foster Mother - Asiya

A great woman who raised a great man despite the difficulties and pressures she faced was Asiya. She is more often remembered as the wife of Pharaoh; however this great lady was also the foster mother of Prophet Moses. Like Mary the mother of Jesus, Asiya…

Prophet Moses - A Male Child is Born

Prophet Moses - A Male Child is Born

Far from abandoning him, God set Moses up as a royal son of Egypt. He provided him with the strongest human support in the land. Asiya and Pharaoh now had a son, who was now protected by the very person who had sought to kill him.



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