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Asiyah, the Wife of Pharaoh – The Change Maker

Asiyah, Wife of Pharaoh – The Change Maker

A tyrant rises to power, ruling his nation with cruelty and hatred. In one fell swoop, he creates a giant chasm between two segments of society — those whom he belongs to, and those whom he has declared outsiders. For years, he considers himself successful in enforcing his agenda of prejudice and discrimination… until revolution …

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

6 Tips to Strengthen Children’s Connection to Qur’an

6 Tips to Strengthen Children’s Connection to Qur’an

Staying connected with God on a daily basis is an essential need for every Muslim. This chord gives us assurance, comforts our hearts and prevents us from sinning. There is nothing that brings us closer to Allah than the Noble Qur’an. It happens very often that it feels as if Allah is talking to us …

What sets Adam (PBUH) and Satan apart

Quran Reflections... What Sets Adam and Satan Apart

One of my favorite stories in the Quran is the story of Adam and Satan; the reason I love this story so much is because it shows us the trajectory of your spiritual decisions. Adam and Satan both had one thing in common: they both made a mistake and they both transgressed a command of …

Prophets Musa and Harun and Ethics of Teamwork

Learn Ethics of Teamwork from Prophets Musa and Harun (Peace Be upon Them)

One of the important persons in the story and mission of Prophet Musa is his brother, Prophet Harun. The two Prophets (peace be upon them) worked as a great team. In the Quran, we see the great prophet of Allah, Musa (peace be upon him), recognize the talent of his brother Harun: He speaks better …

6 Patterns of Narratives in the Quran

6 Patterns of Narratives in the Quran

The Quran contains many narratives (qisas, singularqissah), referred to in the Quran itself: {We do relate unto thee the most beautiful of stories} (Yusuf 12:3) These narratives, which illustrate and underline important aspects of the Quranic message, fulfill their functions in a variety of ways. The following are some of the more common patterns: …

Allah Heard This Woman's Complaint (Story) - About Islam

Allah Heard This Woman's Complaint (Story)

The first verses* of surat al-Mujadilah (She Who Argues) address a marital problem and provide its solution. This legislation was initiated by the case of a woman, named Khawlah bint Tha`labah, who came to raise her complaint before the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him). Allah, the Most High, heard her complaint …

People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

In the early days of Islam, Muslims suffered relentless persecution at the hands of tyrants in Makkah. Amid such debilitating circumstances, Quranic verses were sent down to resolutely establish the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), as well as his companions. Quranic stories played a significant role in this regard. The agony …

4 Quran Stylistic Tools

4 Stylistic Tools Used in the Quran

To convey its message, the Quran employs various stylistic tools, including the following: 1. Narrative in the Quran The Quran contains many narratives (qisas, singular qissah), referred to in the Quran itself: {We do relate unto thee the most beautiful of stories} (Yusuf 12:3) These narratives, which illustrate and underline important aspects of the Quranic …

The Eternal Challenge: History & Prophecies in the Quran

The Eternal Challenge: History & Prophecies in the Quran

There is no other book like it. It is absolutely perfect in the Arabic language. It has no mistakes in grammar, meanings or context. Moreover predictions in the Qur’an have come true; and its teachings are clearly for all people, all places and all times.



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