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Perfect the Religion

Why Did it Take Allah Several Prophets to Perfect the Religion?

Short Answer:  God made it man’s choice whether to obey His commandments or to challenge them. Out of His infinite Mercy God has sent His prophets to guide humans along the right path. Allah created the world with all its variegated bounties and put man in charge. And Guidance is given through the Prophets and Books. …

Compulsion in Religion: Why Two Interpretations?

Short Answer: Islam does not allow compulsion in religion, as God clearly said in the Quran in verse (2:256). Islam is a religion of peace. It is a religion of tolerance and respect. The very word “Islam” comes from a root word meaning both peace and submission (to God). _____________________________________ Salam (Peace),  Thank you for contacting About Islam …

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Can The Quran Be Re-Interpreted to Fit Modern Times?

Salam (Peace) Frank, We would like to thank you for your interest in asking About Islam. First, let’s agree that all people are brothers in humanity even if they are from different religious backgrounds. Muslims respect and accept others and they are always ready to cooperate with others to build a healthy and a peaceful community. …

Cargill Violated Muslim Workers Rights: Equality Commission

A leading American civil rights group welcomed on Wednesday, August 9, the determinations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finding reasonable cause that Cargill violated Muslim employees right for religious accommodation.

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Freedom of Belief Vs. Punishment for Apostasy

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your interest in Islam. We highly appreciate your keenness to know the truth about a very controversial issue that has filled the pages of many publications in the past few years. Freedom of Religion is a Basic Human Right First, we have to state some basic principles that Muslims address …

Caliph Omar & Freedom of Faith in Jerusalem

Caliph Umar & Freedom of Faith in Jerusalem

The Treaty of Umar allowed the Christians of Jerusalem religious freedom, as is dictated in the Quran and the sayings of Muhammad. This was one of the first and most significant guarantees of religious freedom in history.

What Does Islam Say about Freedom of Religion

What Does Islam Say about Freedom of Religion?

Salam (Peace) Dear Diana, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Freedom of religion is a controversial subject, even in the twenty-first century, and it usually generates a lot of heated discussions. The view of Islam in this regard is evident from the Quran, which says what means: {Say, ‘The truth is …

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