The Aftermath of 9/11

By Riad Saloojee, The Globe and Mail, 1/16/2002 An enduring aftermath of Sept. 11 is the continued spotlight on Islam. Almost daily, self-declared experts dissect Islam in articles, commentaries, political prognostications, and, too often, the apocalyptic scenario of a clash of civilizations. Some of these attempts at understanding Islam betray [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48+00:00 June 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Hijab_Test

What is Hijab? American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1,400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:49+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Privacy & Terms of Use

877-WHY-ISLAM The WhyIslam project, including this website, are wholly owned by The Islamic Circle of North America, 166-26, 89th Avenue Jamaica, NY 11432 Email: info@icna.org The Islamic Circle of North America ("ICNA") and our units value the privacy of our Web site visitors. ICNA has created this privacy statement [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:49+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

FAQ

In a world of myriad religions and belief systems, misconceptions and concerns about other religions abound. Such misconceptions can be dangerous as they lead to hostility, and are one of the root causes of conflicts. Religious hostility can be greatly diminished, if not completely eliminated, if we make a [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:49+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The Amazing Quran

By Gary Miller Introduction The Quran is the last revealed Word of God. It is a record of the exact words revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) through the Angel Gabriel. It was then dictated to his Companions who memorized it, and it was [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:49+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Belief in Prophets

Prophethood is not unknown to heavenly revealed religions, such as Judaism and Christianity. In Islam, however, it has a special status and significance. According to Islam, God (Allah) created man for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings and guidance. How would [...]

2017-12-01T21:37:09+00:00 June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The Future of Islam in America

By Saulat Pervez A Perspective on Obama’s Cairo Speech Much has been said about the importance of President Obama’s historic address in Cairo on June 4, 2009, and most of it has to do with America and the Muslim world. However, we must not forget an important component of [...]

2017-12-01T21:05:45+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Spiritual Journeys

"We have indeed sent down signs that make things manifest: and Allah guides whom He wills to a way that is straight." [Quran 24:46] The religion one decides to practice is a very personal decision. Islamic holds the position that human beings have been created by God with the attribute [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|
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