Where should a non-Muslim start to properly understand Islam?
There is so much information, and misinformation, about Islam in the media and on the Internet.
In fact, there is an overflow of information, which can be quite confusing for someone wanting to understand.
Who is the God of Muslims?
Who is their Prophet?
What is Islam all about?
And what does the Quran really say and teach?
These are the 4 main questions we try to answer in this folder, with carefully selected answers as a brief introduction to Islam in less than 30 questions and topics.
Our website, About Islam.net, has many more resources that deal with these issues, and we invite you to browse through them to find out more detailed answers to these and other, related topics.
We hope this introduction gives you basic answers and a useful foundation for further reading and research.
Please feel free to send us any questions you may have through Ask About Islam, Facebook, or any of our other social media channels.
We wish you a fruitful journey of research and discovery.
Who is Allah?
Is the God of Islam the same God of Jews and Christians?
Or is Allah a different God?
What are His description and attributes in Islam?
How can people communicate with God?
Find out here the answers to these and other important questions …
“Allah” is a special word. It indicates the only entity in existence Who truly possesses the qualities of divinity and lordship…
- How I Came to Know and Love the Real God
- Is Allah a Loving God?
- Where is God?
- Allah Almighty: Ephemeral or Eternal?
- God – The All-Peace
- What is the Description of God in Islam?
- Does God Listen to Non-Muslims’ Prayers?
- How Do We Communicate With God? (+video)
- A Journey to God (Folder)
- Know Allah, Know His Names (Special Folder)
Who is Muhammad?
There is a lot of misinformation in the media about the Prophet of Islam.
Was he a man of war or peace?
Was his mission foretold by earlier Prophets?
What was he like as a person?
Find out the answers to these and other questions here:
Prophet Muhammad is the man beloved by more than 1.2 billion Muslims. He is the man who taught…
- Muhammad – Are You That Awaited Prophet?
- Prophet Muhammad – Man for All Seasons
- The Seal of Prophets
- How Did Prophet Muhammad Behave?
- 2 Major Media Myths About the Prophet
- The Bible Prophecies of Muhammad
- 10 Myths About Muhammad (Infographic)
- Prophet Muhammad: What Most Non-Muslims Don’t Know
- Prophet Muhammad’s Respect and Love for Women
- Prophet Muhammad: The World’s Best Teacher
What Is Islam?
After an introduction to the God of Islam and His Prophet, now it’s time to understand what Islam is all about.
What is Islam in a nutshell?
What is the religion all about?
Please browse the questions to find out the answers…
A lot of unnecessary fear and misunderstanding would be dispelled if people could take the time to see what this Islam is really all about…
What is The Quran?
How does someone new to Islam approach the Quran?
What is the historical background of the Quran?
And how do we know it is the Truth?
For a Muslim, the Quran is the word of God; literal word of God communicated to His last…
- The Qur’an: A Message to Humanity?
- The Story of the Quran
- 5 Proofs that the Quran is the Word of God
- How Do We Know that the Quran has Never been Changed?
- 9 Astonishing Facts in the Quran that will Surprise You
- How to Introduce the Quran to Non-Muslims (+video)
- How was the Quran Well Preserved and Guarded?
- Where Does the Bible Agree with the Quran?
- 5 Practical Steps to Understand the Quran
- The Quran in Focus (Special Folder)
There are many English translations to the meanings of the Qur’an available today, some are excellent while others are of lesser quality.
If you wish to continue your journey of research into Islam, we would recommend this clear and easy to read translation of the Quran.