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How a Muslim by Coincidence Becomes Muslim by Choice - About Islam

How a Muslim by Coincidence Becomes Muslim by Choice

Have we ever thought of why a non-Muslim is born into a non-Muslim family and a Muslim one into a Muslim family? What is the fault of a human born into a non-Islamic religion? What good is with me to have a Muslim faith since my birth? Do I have pure faith? Many times these …

Story of Prophet Abraham- The Father of Prophets

Story of Prophet Abraham: The Father of Prophets

In Islam, Abraham is seen as a strict monotheist who calls his people to the worship of God alone. For this belief, he bears great hardships, even disassociating himself with his family and people through migration to various lands. He is one who fulfills various commandments…


Many Idols or One God?

Short Answer:Prophet Ibrahim wanted to show his people the helplessness of their idols. So he broke down the idols and left one. When his people knew and asked him, he told them that he didn’t do it, but the biggest idol is the one who destroyed the smaller ones. Of course idols don’t move, can’t …

Can a Muslim Be an Atheist?

Can a Muslim Be an Atheist?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1-Atheism, the doctrine or belief that there is no God, is totally contradicting Islam that is based on monotheism, the …


Who Are The Sabians in The Quran?

Salam(Peace) David, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The verse you have quoted is: {Verily, those who believe and those who are Jews and Christians, and Sabians [wal-sabi’een], whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day and does righteous deeds shall have their reward with their Lord, on them shall be no …

Allah Jehovah

Is Allah Jehovah, God of the Old Testament in the Bible?

Short Answer:Muslims, Christians and Jews believe there is only one God, the Creator of the universe. The God of the Quran is the same as the God of the Torah and the Gospel. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) never claimed that he was teaching a new religion.He said that his mission was to restore …

Romans vs. Persians

Investigating Challenges of Surat Ar-Rum

Surat Ar-Rum is the 30th surah of the Holy Qur’an. It consists of 60 verses. The word Rum which literally means Romans occurs in the first verse, referring to the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as the Byzantine Empire.

pray name Muhammad

Do Muslims Pray "In the Name of Muhammad"?

Short Answer:No, absolutely not.Muslims do not worship Muhammad like some Christians worship Jesus. He was only a man, a very good man, but a man, nonetheless. We only ever pray to God, using God’s name(s), as we do not believe that people need an intercessor between us and God. Salaam alaykum, peace and blessings of …

true monotheism

True Monotheism: What's Wrong With The Trinity?

Short Answer:Although both Muslims and Christians agree that there is only One God—the message of both Prophet Muhammad and Jesus—later teachings in Christianity teach a corrupted message, one not in line with true monotheism. “The Christian belief in Trinity undermines, contravenes, and invalidates the belief in Oneness. Christians say, God is One, but at the …


What is the Value of Tawhid (Monotheism)? Part 1

Salam (Peace) Dear Brother, Thank you so much for sending us your message, and for posing your questions respectfully. It is strange, nonetheless, you don’t get the value of tawhid while Jesus (peace be upon him) himself was calling people to tawhid! Tawhid refers to pure monotheism; pure faith in the oneness and uniqueness of …

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