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From Scouts to Salams - Why Tom Converted to Islam

From Scouts to Salams - Why Tom Converted to Islam

Tom always thought of himself as normal, average even. He grew up in the middle-class neighborhood in middle America. He made good grades in school, had lots of friends, and even was an eagle scout—an achievement not many young men accomplish.

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How Are Modern Mosques Different Than Previous Times?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for contacting us. In Islam, mosques are not just places for prayers. Mosques are meant to be—in modern terminology—community centers. In my view, the role of the mosque in Islam is one of the major things that have to be reformed before the Muslim nation is capable of recovering from its …

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

In the previous part, Dr. Jasser Auda discussed the scholars’ opinions regarding the permissibly of visiting mosques for menstruating women. In this part, he investigates whether a woman in period is allowed to recite the Quran and to do Tawaf. As for reciting the Quran by a menstruating woman or a junub person, the best …

Kids Learn Tolerance in Interfaith Camp

Meeting in the Inter-Faith Peace Camp at King’s University College, around 90 elementary and secondary school-age campers gathered to learn about Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

Minnesota's Mosque Bombing: Support Beyond Words

Speaking of the homemade bomb exploding at the six-year-old Dar Al Farooq (DAF) Community Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton said that this was “A terribly, dastardly, cowardly, terrible act… It’s an act of terrorism.”

Minnesota Mosque Targeted in Terror Explosion

A terrorist attack targeting a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday, August 5, has been widely condemned by rights groups, seeing it as a dangerous new episode in the history of attacks targeting the Muslim community.

Before Entering a Mosque Beware of These Things

Before Entering the Mosque Beware of These Things

Going to the mosque means subjecting one’s self to a spiritual process which intensifies as one approaches the mosque, and which reaches its acme when one enters the mosque and starts to pray. Muslims have got to do whatever it takes so that this spiritual process is optimized.

A Code of Conduct for Women Using Mosques

A Code of Conduct for Women Using Mosques

The plans and designs of mosques as community centers must take duly into account the position and role of Muslim women, their vast potentials as well as noteworthy contributions to the development of the Muslim community.

Ontario Church Hosts Muslim Prayers

A mosque inside a church, this would sound irregular in any part of the world. Yet, in Leamington, Ontario, this is a fact that came true since last May.

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