Declaration of Faith

The Shahada or Testimony of Faith The First Pillar of Islam The word “Muslim” means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process that requires no pre-requisites. One may convert alone in [...]

2017-12-01T21:37:57+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Faith in Times of Uncertainty

by Dr Marwa Assar We as human are very uncomfortable with uncertainty.  God says in the Qur’an “Indeed, mankind was created anxious” (Qur’an, 70:19).  We like the world to be fully explained.  We like events and circumstances to be connected and explicable. We appreciate the “cause and effect” stories because it [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:43+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Who is Allah?

Dr. Jamal Badawi The proper terminology used, in Islam, for God is “Allah.” There are a number of reasons for having a special word for God. First of all, the term “Allah” means, in Arabic, the one and only universal God or Creator and Provider of the universe. Notice [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:01+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Belief in Angels

In common folklore, angels are thought of as good forces of nature, hologram images, or illusions. Western iconography sometimes depicts angels as fat cherubic babies or handsome young men or women with a halo surrounding their head. In Islam, they are real created beings who will eventually suffer death, but [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:30+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Courtesy U.S. Department of State's Office of International Information Programs More than 1,200 mosques and Islamic centers have existed in this country, according to a survey conducted in the latter part of the 1990s, but fewer than 100 were actually designed as mosques. The survey revealed that most Islamic [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:33+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Islamic Shariah

By Saulat Pervez When the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, first began to receive revelations from God in 610 A.D., little did he know that they were the foundational stones for the formation of a future state to be refined piecemeal over the next 23 years. Complete with [...]

2017-12-01T22:03:18+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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