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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.

Compulsion in Religion: Why Two Interpretations?

Salam (Peace),  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. You have quite clearly given much thought to this topic. It is one that many of those who would wish to vilify Islam often throw as an accusation. Before answering, it must be said that Islam can answer any of the questions, objections, and misconceptions …

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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