The Quran and Modern Science

by Dr. Maurice Bucaille (Edited by Dr. A. A. Bilal Philips) Table of Contents Editor's Foreword Introduction Religion & Science The Qur'an And Science Authenticity Of Qur'an Creation Of The Universe Astronomy The Sun and Moon. Stars and Planets Orbits The Day and Night The Solar Apex Expansion of the [...]

2017-12-19T19:28:27+00:00November 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

Zaid Shakir Islamic teachings for children When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:31+00:00November 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Quran Is Not for Muslims

By Mike Ghouse The very first verse in Quran reads, "1:2 (Asad) All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds (that exist)," and the very last chapter opens with this line, "114:1 (Ali) Say: I seek refuge with the Lord and Cherisher of Mankind," and [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:31+00:00November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Unite At Saudi Conference To Condemn Islamic State

VIENNA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed conference on Wednesday in a rare display of inter-faith unity aimed at promoting tolerance and diversity. Islamic State has caused international alarm by capturing large expanses [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:31+00:00November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

What is Islam?

The word Islam means voluntary “Submission” or “Surrender” to the Will of God. It derives from the root word “salam,” meaning peace. In the Quran, God defines that the only purpose for which He created mankind is to Worship Him. Islam recognizes that humankind has free choice in whether to [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:32+00:00November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Europe: Scholarship and Inventions

Muslim scholars and their inventions In the West, many Muslim scholars were given Latin names such as Avicenna (Ibn Sina, c. 980 - 1037), Rhazes (ar-Razi, c. 841-926), and Averroes (ibn Rushd, c. 1126-1198); their works, as translated in Latin, became widely available. For instance, Ibn Sina’s Canon of Medicine set [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:32+00:00November 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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