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West Virginia Muslims Show Folks Who They Really Are

CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — American Muslims in the city of Charleston in West Virginia are seeking to spread accurate information about who they are and what they actually believe among their local community, Public News Service reported on March 11. “The instinct for many might be to get their information online. But in this case, …

Islam Is a “Yes Religion”?

Islam Is a “Yes Religion”?

When I was seven years old, I used to attend a halaqa (Class that teaches religion) of what I would call today “the Islam of No’s”. One summer day upon entering class, my stoic teacher and I got into this dialogue. “What is this?” My teacher glared at my hand. A shinny bracelet wrapped around …

Black & American- Islam Gave Me Hope

My Memories - Being Black American Muslim

For African-American folks that are Muslim, we’re little more scattered, so there’s not a community if you will. There have been times over the years where there’s been communities that have been started, but for whatever reason folks chose to go their own ways.

Flaws in My Religion Led Me to Islam

Flaws in My Religion Led Me to Islam

I lived, and continue to live, in a Jewish community in the United States where there is little diversity. And considering how much Judaism was involved in my life, I did not have any non-Jewish friends. But about a year ago, I began to chat online…

Surat Al-Hadid

Signs of Surat Al-Hadid

Surat Al-Ḥadid is the 57th surah of the Quran. It’s found in the Juzʼ number 27. Hadid in Arabic means ‘Iron’. This surah contains 29 verses, four Rukus, 575 words and 2,475 letters.

Mental disorders

Religion in Mental Health: Soul Under Pressure

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depressive disorders are the fourth leading cause of ill health and disability amongst adults worldwide. By 2020, it is expected that mental health disorders will represent the world’s largest health problem (Duckworth p.2). Researchers view the spread of urbanization as a major contributory factor to this. Although it does …

What Does Religion Mean to You? Perspectives on Faith in Canada's Sask

CBC Saskatchewan spoke to a variety of people throughout the week on religion Religion continues to be an important part of people’s lives in Saskatchewan, even though their religious practices may be changing SASKATCHEWAN – In cooperation with the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, a recent CBC survey has found that Saskatchewan’s religious population is decreasing. However, …

Great Flood and Noah’s Ark

Floods have always been a part of human existence. Seasonal floods increase soil fertility bringing nutrients as they also gave birth to the agricultural revolution and the first permanent human settlements on the riverbanks of Africa and Asia (NASA p.1-3). There is one flood, however, that continues to intrigue adventurers and scientists alike. Story Narrated …

This Religion is Easy...

This Religion is Easy...

Perfection is not what is expected. We can go as far as to say that demanding perfection from people runs contrary to the principle of moderation that we are discussing. The principle of moderation requires us to recognize that perfection cannot be maintained or even achieved.

I Found All Answers to My Questions in Islam

I Found All Answers to My Questions in the Quran

I was very fond of Catholicism, there were no questions asked- I just took on whatever was fed to me. At the start of secondary school, nothing had changed. I went along believing what I was taught. But by the age of 13, I began to question things…



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