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Hajj

Why Didn’t Abraham Teach Hajj to His Children Through Isaac?

Short Answer: The Hajj proclaims to the world not only the Oneness of God, but also the Oneness of humanity. The three Abrahamic religions are basically the same religion that evolved into three different forms. Isaac the second son of Abraham, and Jacob the second son of Isaac became the ancestors of the Children of Israel. God …

Abraham – The Father of Prophets

Abraham - The Father of Prophets

It was this pinnacle of the life of Abraham which was the completion of his purpose: the building of a place of worship for all of humanity, not for any chosen race or color, for the worship of the One True God. Through the establishment of this house was the guarantee that God…

Ishmael Isaac

Ishmael or Isaac - Who Was To Be Sacrificed?

Short Answer: It was most likely Ishmael. Though some scholars have argued it was Isaac, the majority agree that it had to have been Abraham’s eldest son, Ishmael. Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below. Video Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question …

The Bible and the Quran on Abraham and His Sons

Abraham (peace be upon him) had two sons: Ishmael and Isaac, also known as Israel. There is, without doubt, in the existing version of the Bible, an undisguised bias in favor of the Israelite branch of the family and there are clear attempts to confuse…

Was Ishmael a Worldly Solution for Abraham?

Was Ishmael a Worldly Solution for Abraham?

Salam Dear David, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. According to the Bible and the Quran, both Prophet Ishmael and Prophet Isaac are Prophet Abraham’s true sons (peace be upon them all). Read God’s promise of Ishmael in this verse: “And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou …



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