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  • God and Love
    This is an exposition of the Islamic teachings on the subject of divine love, forgiveness, salvation, etc. From this exposition it will become clear that:

    • for the most part the assumptions made by some people about Islamic teachings, the most basic of which is that Islam knows only the greatness of God but not fully His love, are incorrect, being based either on ignorance or deliberate distortion of facts; and
    • Islam contains the best of teachings of previous revelations on this subject and states them in rational language.
  • Meaning of Ijma' (Consensus)
    IJMA' means consensus, that is, acceptance of a matter by a specified group of people.

  • The Sacred Hadith Project, Part 1 (New)
    This book examines, and attempts to give precise answers to, questions such as the following: Is the Qur’an completely sufficient for the purpose for which God sent the Prophet Muhammad or is the Hadith also needed for that purpose? Is the Hadith revelatory or is it simply words and actions of the Prophet as just an ordinary human being? If it is revelatory, to what degree it is binding? To what degree of authenticity is the Hadith preserved? Why was the Hadith not preserved with as much certainty as the Qur’an, if it is revelatory? Granted that there came to exist a large number of unauthentic ahadith, can we advance further the earlier work of separating these unauthentic ahadith from the authentic? Or, do we have to either accept the results of earlier muhaddithun or simply ignore the Hadith and concentrate on the Qur’an? What is the relationship of the Hadith with the Qur’an? Is it a means to clarify and interpret the Qur’an or is it an independent source of guidance/law?

  • Comments on: William E. Phipps, Muhammad and Jesus: A Comparison of the Prophets and Their Teachings (New)
    There have been many scholars of Christian background who have extensively studied Islamic sources and written on the Prophet Muhammad. They have also made some brief statements comparing Muhammad and Jesus but without showing in detail how they used Christian sources to arrive at their view of Jesus underlying their comparative statements. Often it appears that they proceed from certain views of Jesus that they did not examine with the same type of critical approach to the Christian sources to which they subject the Islamic sources. The significance of this book lies in the fact that Phipps dares to set his views about the Prophets Muhammad and Jesus side by side, presents evidence for his views of both prophets, and handles that evidence with a critical approach and with the declared intention of being objective, honest, and fair.

  • Islam and Determinism
    Islam's primary objective is not to teach systematic philosophy but to help man establish a relationship with God and to build societies based on God consciousness. Nevertheless, the teachings of Islam proceed from a certain philosophy, i.e. a view of the universe and of man and of the ultimate reality. It is important for Muslims to formulate this philosophy. This paper is concerned with a specific part of such a formulation. More particularly, the paper is concerned with the position of determinism in Islamic philosophy.

    Determinism in a strict sense means that all events in the universe including human choices are inevitable in the sense that in their place no other events could have taken place.

  • Chastity and Hijab in the Teachings of Prophets Muhammad and Jesus
    In our age many people consider chastity as a value of little or no importance. In North America this became vividly clear when a majority of Americans were not overly bothered by the fact that President Clinton engaged in all kinds of sexual relations outside of his marriage. This erosion of the value of chastity seems to be connected at least in part to a very negative attitude in the West to the Muslim practice of hijab, which as understood in Islam, is a means and a symbol of modesty and chastity. This is ironically also true of those in the West who describe themselves as Christians, even though in the past centuries Christians prided at their sexual ethics and criticized Muslims for "promiscuity" because under certain conditions divorce as well as polygamous marriages are allowed in Islam. The new modern attitude on the part of Christians is no doubt due to their bowing to modern trends. However, for those Muslims and Christians who want to be true to their religions the most important thing should not be what the current trend is but what the Prophets Muhammad and Jesus had to say. In this article I examine the teachings of these two religious figures on the subject of chastity and hijab and in the process attempt to correct some Western and Christian misconceptions about hijab.

  • Ayesha - The Mother of the Faithful
    'Ayesha was not only the wife of the greatest man in human history, the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him and his family), and the daughter of one the greatest Muslims of all times, the First Caliph Abu Bakr, but also a towering Islamic personality in her own right.

  • Hajj, The Pilgrimage to Makkah
    Muslims from all over the world come to Makkah (or Mecca, as it is less accurately spelled in English) for the annual pilgrimage known as hajj.

  • The Night of Power (Laylah al-Qadr)
    In a short, often recited Surah of the Holy Qur'an there is a mention of a remarkable night called laylah al-qadr:

  • Commanding Good and Forbidding Evil
    Commanding the proper and forbidding the improper (amr bi alma 'ruf wa nahi 'an alnunkar) is one of the most important Islamic principles, stressed again and again in the Qur'an and Hadith.

  • The Islamic Way of Islamization
    The general understanding of the way our societies are to be Islamized is that there should arise a strongman with a big stick who should force people into obeying injunctions of Shari'ah. The injunctions that usually come to people's mind are those that prohibit drinking or prescribe certain punishments for theft, adultery, etc. It is because of this understanding that we sometimes welcome dictators, especially when those dictators know how to use Islam.

    But such an understanding of Islamization has nothing to do with the authentic Islam.

  • The Way of Islamic Tasawwfuf (Sufi Islam)
    What is Islamic tasawwuf (Sufi Islam) and why does it look so mysterious? Genuine Islamic tasawwuf is the very heart and soul of Islam itself.

  • The Work of Propagation of Islam
    Broadly speaking, all Islamic work falls under one or the other of the following two categories:

    • Organizing ourselves, building social, political and economic systems & institutions and, through them, taking care of various affairs of Muslim communities or societies. The Holy Qur'an uses the comprehensive term of al-amr to describe this aspect of Islamic work. There are five pillars through which Islam expects us to take care of al-amr.

    • The second aspect of Islamic work, which is the subject of the present article, may broadly be described as promulgation of Islamic teachings.

  • Recent Defeat of Communism and Its Meaning for Muslims
    As everybody knows, for the most part the present world is run by three systems:

    • capitalist /socialist democratic secularism,

    • totalitarianism, atheistic communism, and

    • dictatorship.

  • Islamic Rules Concerning Financial Dealings
    There are many examples of financial dealings among Muslims leading to disagreements, strain in relationships and even fights, instead of leading, as they normally should, to strengthening the bond of Muslim brotherhood and to mutual benefit.

  • Permissibility of Elections in Islam
    In this article we present clear evidence that elections are not un-Islamic and so are permissible in Islam.

  • Military Dictatorship Has No Place in Islam
    In Islam even the rule of God's religion cannot be imposed by force. In a well-known verse of Surah al-Baqarah it is said:

    "Let there be no compulsion in religion (la ikraha fi ad-din)." (2:256)

    As a result of this principle, if there are non-Muslims in an Islamic society they cannot be forced to become Muslims or follow Islamic law. Only people who freely accept Islam are bound by its blessed and noble teachings. Now, therefore, if God's rule cannot be forcefully imposed on people by anyone, how can a Muslim dictator have the right to impose his rule by military might?

  • Tafseer of Surah an-Nisa, aya't 34
    Of all the Qur'anic passages about men and women perhaps the one most often misunderstood or misused by both Muslims and non-Muslims is verse 34 of Surah an-Nisa.

  • When The Wife is Unhappy With The Husband
    Qur'an 4:34 (Surah Nisa, aya't 4) gives some guidance as to how to deal with marriage difficulties when husbands feel that their wives are being deliberately nasty to them. The Holy Qur'an also gives guidance for cases when it is the wife who thinks that she is being mistreated and feels unhappy about it.

  • Muslim Women and Community Life
    Women's participation in the work of Islam and Muslims has so far been very limited....One reason that our sisters do not spend part of their spare time for the work of Islam and Muslims, apart from their own love of the life of this world, is the idea, held in various religious circles with varying degrees of intensity, that women should concern themselves exclusively with the work at home and that the community work is the responsibility of men only.

  • Ecology and the Teachings of the Prophets Muhammad and Jesus
    One characteristic of our technological age is that humans can now do things at a massive scale never before possible or even imaginable. This capability makes possible the achievement of some highly beneficial tasks but, if proper care is not taken, it can also inflict massive damage on living creatures including humans themselves, a damage from which it may be extremely difficult, if not impossible to recover.

  • Violence, Christianity and Islam
    Christians have often presented their religion as a religion of love and peace while presented Islam as a religion of war and sword.

  • Preservation of the Inspired Words and Deeds of The Prophet Muhammad and Jesus Christ (Revised and Expanded)
    Muslims believe that the revelation brought by the Prophet Muhammad consisted of the verbal teachings as well as actions (Sunnah, or practice). The Qur’an and Hadith, the sources of this revelation contain both the teachings delivered through the Prophet Muhammad and the reports of the events in his life and his companions or refer to such events. Muslims further believe that the Qur'an was memorized during the life of the Prophet and recited in prayers with exactly the same text in which it has come down to us. The reliability of Hadith, however is not asserted with the same degree of certainty.

    Christians also believe that Jesus' words and works formed part of the Christian revelation. The sources of these revelatory words and works are primarily the Gospels. Sometimes the Gospels are compared with the Qur'an. Christians also often compare Jesus himself with the Qur'an. But actually neither comparison is adequate. The Gospels should be compared with the Hadith and Jesus should be compared with Muhammad. The Qur'an should be compared, if at all, with the revelatory sayings and deeds of Jesus had they been written down under the supervision of Jesus and/or his disciples and then passed on to us.

    In this article I briefly discuss the historical question of the extent to which the revelations brought by Muhammad and Jesus have been preserved.

  • Muhammad: The Last of the Prophets
    Muslims believe that the Prophet Muhammad was the last prophet and messenger of God. By way of clarification it should be stated immediately that in Islam the role of a prophet or a messenger is far more important than in Christianity.

  • Id Al AdHa
    'Id al-adha falls on the 10th day of the 12th month (dhu'l hijjah) of the Islamic calendar. This is the day when the pilgrims gather in Makkah by the millions come, after having completed many of the essential rites of hajj, out of ihram and out of the restrictions that go with ihram (e.g. the restriction against putting on perfume, cutting nails or cutting beard or other hair).

  • How Jesus Christ Described the Glory of Prophet Muhammad
    We present here some traditions attributed to prophet Jesus (may peace be upon him), in which that great prophet talks about the Chief of all Prophets, Hazarat Muhammad (may God bless him ever more).

  • Western Media's Bias: We're Not Helpless Against It
    It hardly needs to be said that Western media is biased against Islam and Muslims: every Muslim who reads the daily newspaper(s) in his city, watches television or listens to the radio is well aware of this. What is generally not realized and therefore needs to be said is that we are not totally helpless against the media's bias.

  • Sober Thoughts on a Mad Writer
    It is perfectly natural that Muslims should feel outrage at Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses, a deranged novel which insults prophets and suhaba (prophets' companions), very often taking their original names. It is also perfectly natural that we express these feelings of outrage in various legitimate ways. But believers never let emotions so overpower themselves as to loose sight of fundamental realities. They see things with the light of God.

  • Love for The Prophet
    Love for the Prophet Muhammad is a measure of one's iman (faith and inner conviction) and our iman is completed and perfected only when our love for the Prophet exceeds our love for everything else in this world, including our own lives. 

  • Bringing up Our Children in The West
    In bringing up our children, whether in the West or anywhere else, our goal should evidently be to help them get the best in this world and the best in the hereafter - success and happiness in this life and salvation and paradise in the hereafter.

  • Secularism and How to Deal with it
    Secularism is an ideology which either denies that there is a God, prophethood and revelation or declares that the role of these is limited to the personal and inner life of man and that in the political or social sphere of human life, God, prophethood or revelation cannot by their very nature play any fundamental role. Even a cursory glance through the Qur`an and Hadith is enough to show everyone that this ideology conflicts with the very mind and heart of Islam.

  • Repent for Allah is Merciful
    This article is for you even if you do not consider yourself a "good" Muslim, even if you commit some of the major sins such as adultery. Indeed, this article is for you even if after coming to North America you have become a Hindu, Christian, communist or an atheist or you are married to one of these and you are letting your spouse raise your children as kafirs (non-believers).

    Whatever kind of person you have become after coming here, receive from God and His Messenger the good news: God is most merciful and most forgiving and as more than willing to receive you back in His mercy.

  • God or Allah
    The question has often been raised whether in English we should use the word God or Allah to designate the Creator and master of the Universe. The answer to the question has, in fact, been given by the Holy Qur'an itself.

  • How Islam Wants us to Organize Ourselves
    The way of Islam wants us to organize ourselves and take care of our religious, social and other affairs is clearly outlined in the Holy Qur'an.

  • Qualities of Those Who Should Maintain Our Mosques - The Qur'anic View
    Most mosques hold, at one time or another, elections for new majlis ash-shura (Board of Directors). The question often arises of what sort of persons should be nominated and then elected for this majlis.

  • Praying With and Behind Muslims of Other Sects
    Some years ago in Pakistan a "Wahhabi" was a little late for his maghreb (prayer offered just after sun sets) prayer. So he swiftly went to the nearest mosque he could find and joined the congregational prayer that was already in progress. It was thus far a beautiful scene: a man is busily engaged in the affairs of his daily life when time comes for prayer: he leaves aside whatever he was doing and hastens to join his fellow-Muslims in the remembrance of his Lord and Creator. But what took place afterwards was an incident of such ugliness that it should repulse any human being in whom something of the beautiful nature with which God originally created man has survived.

  • Eid - How Can We All Have it One The Same Day
    Eid days are meant to be occasions when the Muslims of an entire town join together in prayer and in thanking Allah for His blessings, in rejoicing at the great religious traditions of Islam and in forgiving one another for any personal excesses we may have committed towards one another. But, alas, over the past many years these occasions have been marred by differences among our organizations over when should Eids be celebrated.

  • Some Public Criticism in Public Matters is Essential
    It is a commonly held notion among us Muslims that no matter what the nature of a problem the best way of dealing with it is to have a private talk with the person or persons concerned. One is always supposed to take these concerned persons to a corner and whisper in their ears. Public discussion, criticism or questioning is considered as something always undesirable and unbefitting of a good pious Muslim, even in matters of public concern.

    Yet, sometimes it is only through public criticism that the Muslims can perform their collective duty of enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong which is assigned to them by God Most High in Surah Al Imran.

  • Applying the Qur'anic Principle of Shura (Consultation) in Non-Muslim Countries
    Are Muslim communities which exist only as small minorities required to run their affairs by Shura and if so how?

  • A More Detailed Look at the Qur'anic Principle of Consultation
    In a previous article, it was shown that military dictatorship, though it is unfortunately acceptable to many Muslims, has absolutely no legitimacy in Islam; for, it violates basic Islamic principles, notably the principle of shura or consultation. Now in the present article we look at this lofty Qur'anic principle in greater detail, discussing some of the questions that arise in its practical application.

  • Voting can be Ibadha
    In Islam the concept of ibadah is far more comprehensive than the concept of "worship" which is often used to translate the word into English. Ibadah, as understood in Islam, includes every action that is performed with the intention (or niyyah) of fulfilling the wishes of the Creator, whether directly or indirectly.

  • The Concept of God in Islam: An Introduction
    The starting point for the understanding of the Islamic concept of God are the phenomena or events that take place in nature and the world of man.

  • The Meaning of "Pride in Poverty"
    It has been stated that "pride in poverty, a life of prayer and dhikr (remembrance of God) and constant struggle against falsehood, evil and injustice (jihad) is the way of Muhammad". Let's clarify the first part of the statement.

  • The Living Character of Islamic Tradition
    A great deal of controversy, confusion and disunity among Muslims is caused by a careless use of the argument that such and such a thing did not exist in the days of the Prophet and the rightly guided caliphs or was not allowed by them and therefore it is un-Islamic.

  • Some Qur'anic Prayers
    In life we often encounter situations when we direly need help of one sort or another. Many of us may right now be in such situations. For example, there may be some who have just arrived in the country and badly need a place under the sun - a job, an accommodation, a family and some friends. There may be others who are settled here for some time, but may have now become victims of the present economic circumstances and desperately need new opportunities. Some may have no economic difficulties but under social pressures from this society may be facing hard times.

    Then there are situations that have nothing to do with social and economic circumstances. They arise suddenly and make us badly need help. For example, we are driving and our car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Or, we are traveling by air and at one of the airports on the way we loose our luggage, passport and money.

    More than ever, in such situations a Muslim turns to God and asks Him to send some help.

  • Helping the Growth of Muslim Businesses
    The economic development of the immigrant communities in the West has generally followed the following course: first, the immigrants take up jobs as skilled or unskilled workers or as professionals; then some of them open community-oriented businesses (e.g. specialty food stores); finally they enter into a variety of other small businesses leading into big business. The economic development of the Muslim immigrant community in the West is also following the same course......
    It hardly needs to be said that the growth of all kinds of Muslim businesses is good for the future of Islam and Muslims. The Islamic principle of brotherhood requires that we do whatever we can to help in this growth.

  • The Sad Story of Turkish Secularism
    Secularism won its first and greatest victory in the Muslim world on Oct. 29, 1923, when in Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk came to power and systematically proceeded with his program of secularizing that remarkable Islamic country.

  • Some Views on Dictators
    In al-Musannaf by 'Abd al-Razzaq bin Humam, three traditions are recorded that reveal Hadhrat 'Umar's view of how amir (leader) should be chosen and what to do with a person who imposes his rule over Muslims by force or political intrigue. In one tradition, it is related that when the question of choosing an amir after the death of the Prophet of Islam arose, Hadhrat 'Umar said: "The command in this respect is shura." In another tradition, he says: "You are free to kill anyone who calls for the leadership of himself or of others without consulting the Muslims." And in a third tradition he says: "You must kill anyone who claims command over you without consulting the Muslims."

  • Marriage in Islam: Considered From a Legal Point of View
    From a legal point of view Islam views marriage as an 'aqd or contract. Like any other contract the marriage contract requires full and free consent of the parties concerned. The parents or guardian of any of the parties may give advice, choose a marriage partner or use persuasion, but the final decision to enter into a marriage must be the result of a free choice on the part of each partner, even though this freely made choice may consist of nothing but accepting the choice of one's parents or guardian. This right of free choice is fairly well recognized in the case of men but (unfortunately) not in the case of women.

  • Jerusalem
    According to ancient tradition, Jerusalem was at first a small village known as Salem and inhabited by Canaanites, the ancestors of the Palestinians. A great and righteous Canaanite king turned his village into a city and called it Jerusalem. He also built a temple there.

    Jerusalem has a very important place in Islam...

  • Building Muslim Power (New)
    In this world where God has for a determined time allowed oppression and evil to exist along side with justice and righteousness it is often necessary for individuals and nations to defend themselves. This self-defense necessarily requires some type of power (or quwwah). If everyone in this world were a just and righteous person human beings would live together in perfect peace and harmony and there would be no need for anyone to build and use power. But that is not the way God willed this world to be. Consequently, in this world the building and sometimes the use of power is unavoidable.

  • Power and Opposition to it: Islamic Perspective (New)
    Islam gives full recognition to two basic realities of human existence: 1) Exercise of some authority or power by some individuals over others is necessary to create and maintain order and progress in the society (4:59, 43:32)[1]. 2) It is easy for power to get corrupted and become a source of injustice, oppression, and stagnation (6:123, 20:24, 27:34, 33:67, 34:34, 43:23-24 etc). In what follows I briefly outline in broad terms the way Islam deals with these two realities, concentrating mostly on the theory derived from Islam’s primary source – the Qur’an.

  • Le pouvoir et son opposition : dans une perspective islamique (New)
    L'islam reconnaît pleinement les deux réalités qui sont à la base de l'existence humaine :

    1.      l'exercice d'une certaine autorité ou pouvoir par des individus sur d'autres est nécessaire afin de créer et de maintenir l'ordre et le progrès au sein d'une société (4:59, 43:32);

    2.      il est facile pour un pouvoir de verser dans la corruption et de devenir une source d'injustice, d'oppression et de stagnation (6:123, 20:24, 27:34, 33:67, 34:34, 43:23-24, etc.).

    Dans les pages qui suivent, j'esquisse, dans ses grandes lignes, la manière avec laquelle l'islam compose avec ces deux réalités, en me basant principalement sur la théorie tirée de la source première de l'islam le Coran.

    En général, l'islam vise à contrôler cette vulnérabilité du pouvoir face à la corruption en deux temps. Premièrement, il a réformé le concept même du pouvoir en soustrayant l'autorité humaine à toute forme d'absolu, en la rendant responsable et en définissant ses fonctions. Deuxièmement, il autorise le peuple à s'opposer au pouvoir corrompu.

  • The Mysterious Disappearance of Jesus and the Origin of Christianity (Serialized Book) - [Chapters 1-7 online now]
    This book arose out of the conviction -- which I share with many writers -- that at present we do not have a satisfactory explanation of how the Jesus tradition originated and how it developed during its earliest stages and that it is possible to find such an explanation. After spending about twenty years examining the New Testament and other writings about Jesus and the early Christian church without any satisfactory results, one day in the summer of 1991 I had a thought which struck me as very promising. I had a strong feeling that I might have finally found a provable hypothesis which provided the key to solving the mystery of the origins of Christianity and hence to a much fuller understanding of the whole Jesus tradition. I started to test the hypothesis (which is stated below in the Introduction) and found that the more I examined the evidence in its light the more the pieces of the puzzle of Christian origins began to fall into place. Sometimes I had doubts but not because of any evidential or logical reasons. My doubts arose entirely from the radical originality of the hypothesis: the hypothesis was so different from what all other writers -- many with amazing learning and impressive intellectual abilities -- have been saying that it may be absurd. But each time I tried to see whether any alternative hypotheses offered by others or any that I could myself think of could explain the puzzle of the origin of Christianity better, my doubts were overridden by the initial realization of the potential of the new hypothesis and I would continue to develop and substantiate it. This process of testing and developing continued for the next five years, culminating in this book.

  • Gospel According to Islam
    A Gospel is the life story of Jesus told in a way so as to bring out its significance for faith and history. It is necessarily revelatory and prophetic since it assesses the significance of Jesus not only for past history but also for the future. A Gospel is, therefore, different from a historian's "life of Jesus."

  • The book before you is a Gospel. It is written in the light of the revelation of God made to the prophet Muhammad.

  • In the Qur'an, the collection of revelatory messages received by Muhammad (peace be upon him and his true followers and family), there are ninety-three verses that refer to Jesus. Directly or indirectly, these verses have something to say about almost every aspect of the story of Jesus-his family, birth, and childhood, the nature of his person and his various traditional titles, his miracles and message, the Jews' rejection of him and his death and exaltation, and the significance of his work for the Jewish history and for the history of the world at large. In this way, the Qur'an provides a fairly complete outline of the life and work of Jesus.

By Dr. Gary Miller, Mathematics

Some Miscellaneous Articles

  • The Meaning of Islam - A. Maududi
    This is the first chapter from A. Maududi's book, 'Towards Understanding Islam'. In it, he presents the two opposite states of beingness in their extremes: Islam and Kufr, in their ideal forms, describing their natural outcomes. On this spectrum of extremes, most of us probably fall somewhere in between in a dynamic flux throughout our life time.

Muhammad Asad

  • Prophet Muhammad's (p) Night Journey to Jerusalem and Ascension to Heaven - From Muhammad Asad's Commentary on the Qur'an
    THE PROPHET'S "Night Journey" (isra') from Mecca to Jerusalem and his subsequent "Ascension" (mir'aj) to heaven are, in reality, two stages of one mystic experience, dating almost exactly one year before the exodus to Medina.
  • Symbolism and Allegory in The Qur'an - From Muhammad Asad's Commentary on the Qur'an
    WHEN studying the Qur'an, one frequently encounters what may be described as "key-phrases" - that is to say, statements which provide a clear, concise indication of the idea underlying a particular passage or passages: for instance, the many references to the creation of man "out of dust" and "out of a drop of sperm", pointing to the lowly biological origin of the human species; or the statement in the ninety-ninth surah (Az-Zalzalah) that on Resurrection Day "he who shall have done an atom's weight of good, shall behold it; and he who shall have done an atom's weight of evil, shall behold it" -- indicating the ineluctable afterlife consequences of, and the responsibility for, all that man consciously does in this world; or the divine declaration (in 38:27), "We have not created heaven and earth and all that is between them without meaning and purpose (baatilan), as is the surmise of those who are bent on denying the truth."

Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri

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Answering Christianity

Response to the so-called "Errors" in the Qur'an

Muslim Answers - Orientalism, Misinformation and Islam

A Comparative Analysis: Christianity, Trinity, Salvation, etc.

History Testifies to the Infallibility of the Qur'an (Complete Book is Now Available Here)


Proof of the Preservation of the Quran

Islam for Modern Students

Islamic Awareness

The Islamic Interlink


Shaikh 'Abd Al-Qadir Al-Jilani Home Page

Understanding Islam

DEED (Dependable Entrepreneurial Engineering Division) Society at IIUM

Dr. Jamal Badawi's Islamic Teachings Complete Series On-line (requires RealPlayer or similer)

What did Jesus (peace be upon him) Really Say? By Misha'al ibn Abdullah

Reflections on Christianity, Islam, Ismailism & Atheism

Who's Our Savior

Islam and Science

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