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Ishmael & Isaac - Great Brothers and Prophets

Ishmael & Isaac - The Story of Great Brothers and Prophets

Prophets Ishmael and Isaac are the sons of Prophet Abraham. They, along with their father, form the link between the world’s three major monotheistic religions, Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Together these religions are often referred to as the Abrahamic faiths. Ishmael is identified as the father of the Arabs, an ancestor of Prophet Muhammad, and …

I Had Quran In My Soul

His only guidance was music. However, he went to prison, and that is where he took his shahadah. His cell mate used to recite Quran so he had Quran in his soul!

Moderation in the Quran

Moderation in the Quran

One characteristic of the Qur’an is moderation or harmony between the divine and human, the spiritual and the material, the individual and the collective, and so on. The Quran pays due attention to all facts of life and all needs of man, and deals with them in such a way as to help man to …

The Eternal Challenge: What is the Quran?

The Eternal Challenge: What is the Quran?

The Quran is the eternal divine message for the guidance of humankind. It is the miraculous speech of Allah, Most High. Muslim scholars have given much attention to the definition of the Quran to distinguish it from other forms of speech and revelation. Need to know more? Join Sheikh Sohaib Saeed as he explains the …

Allah Gives Without Account - 3 Stories from the Quran

Allah Gives Without Account - 3 Stories from the Quran

It is evident in the examples in the Quran that, when you ask something from Allah, He gives you not just that thing, but better. One has only to watch the events of one’s past on playback mode to realize the difference between our wish and Allah’s Will, and to find out which is better.

1st Female British Shari’ah Judge Encourages More Women Into Law

First Female British Shari’ah Judge Encourages More Women Into Law

BIRMINGHAM – Britain’s first female Shari’ah court judge, Dr. Amra Bone, believes her trailblazing path shall inspire other women to follow. “My specialisms include Qur’anic exegesis and ethics with an emphasis on Shari’ah and gender,” Bone, a graduate of Birmingham University where she also completed her MA and PhD, told Huffington Post on July 4. …

Ever Thought About Why You Live?

Ever Thought About Why You Live?

The most important questions in life are those that deal with the meaning and purpose of man’s existence. The Quran explains that the human being has been placed on this earth to utilize his enormous potential to conduct himself in a manner which will fulfill his purpose in life. {It is He who has created …

4 Quran Stylistic Tools

4 Stylistic Tools Used in the Quran

To convey its message, the Quran employs various stylistic tools, including the following: 1. Narrative in the Quran The Quran contains many narratives (qisas, singular qissah), referred to in the Quran itself: {We do relate unto thee the most beautiful of stories} (Yusuf 12:3) These narratives, which illustrate and underline important aspects of the Quranic …

The Only Way to Feel Satisfied

The Only Way to Feel Satisfied

Despite having the world at our fingertips, we often feel dissatisfied. The new clothes we purchase lose their novelty. The marriage we thought would fix our problems eventually moves out of the honeymoon phase. The amount of money in our bank accounts…

Cloud Seeding Potentials

Cloud Seeding Potentials

The rise of Muslims to the zenith of civilization was based on lslam’s emphasis on learning, science and seeking knowledge. “Are those who have knowledge and those who have no knowledge alike? Only the men of understanding are mindful.” (Qur’an 39:9). In light of these teachings of Islamic Shari’ah of praising knowledge and admiring scientific …



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