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Looking Back to Look Forward - Lessons For New Muslims

Looking Back to Look Forward - Lessons For New Muslims

How the People of the Book actually reacted came as a shock. To them, religion was a cultural identity more than anything. They were more in love with their race and ancestry than with their Book. The fact that they had descended from prophets…

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Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 2

Short Answer:As for the Prophet’s treatment of the Jews in general, there are many examples that show his kindness to them. For example, a young Jewish boy used to serve the Prophet and he became sick, and so the Prophet went to visit him.It is reported that a funeral of a Jew passed before the …

Jews

Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 1

Short Answer:When the Prophet settled in Madinah,he wanted to create a cooperative community and establish an exemplary civil society at a time when Arabs couldn’t even imagine what a civil societylooked like. He established theCharter ofMadinah, or, what I like to call, the constitution of coexistence.In this constitution, all signing parties — including Muslims, Jews, …

American Muslim Student Rewarded for Coexistence Efforts - About Islam

American Muslim Student Rewarded for Coexistence Efforts

LAWRENCEVILLE – An American Muslim school student, Shaezmina Khan, has won the Princeton Prize in Race Relations of Central and Southern New Jersey for her work to change how the Western world views Islam. “I was surprised when I learned I had won a certificate of accomplishment – one of six handed out at the …

Islam and Peaceful Coexistence with the Environment

Islam and Peaceful Coexistence with the Environment

The relationship between man and the environment should be as sincere and upright as practical and rightly poised. Any deviation from this sensible and middle-path philosophy will invariably result in pushing man to the extremes on either side, all of which, however, are resolutely rejected by Islam.

"Dislike, Disagree, But Don’t Discriminate" - About Islam

"Dislike, Disagree, But Don’t Discriminate"

Anyone who heard Mennel Ibtissem’s rendition of Hallelujah on the French edition of The Voice heard the music of an angel, preaching coexistence by mixing Arabic and English in her beautiful performance. Such was the positive reaction of even Brigitte Macron, the French president’s wife, as she praised Mennel saying, ‘Hallelujah in (English and) Arabic, …

A Look Back in History - Why Do Jews Hate Muslims?

A Look Back in History - Why Do Jews Hate Muslims?

When the Prophet settled in Madinah, he wanted to create a cooperating human community and establish an exemplary civil society at a time when these poor Arabs could never imagine what a civil society could mean. So for the first time in history…

Coexistence is Strength

Coexistence is Strength

The success of coexistence depends upon the airing of rational voices willing to engage in fruitful dialogue, through which desired results can be achieved with ease. By contrast, the failure of coexistence is ensured when irrational and foolish voices take over…

Abrahamic Sisters- Texan Muslim & Christian Women for Coexistence

Abrahamic Sisters- Texan Muslim & Christian Women for Coexistence

As women, we have many things in common, as well as many differences. Yet, we can enjoy each other and talk honestly together, exploring both our commonalities and our differences. I am sad that many Americans have a negative view of Muslims, yet most do not even know one Muslim.



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