Belief in One God

The most fundamental teaching of Islam is to believe in the Oneness of God, in the sense of His being the only Creator, Preserver, Nourisher, etc. But this belief is not enough. Many of the idolaters knew and believed that only the Supreme God could do all this and yet [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:42+00:00 August 25th, 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|

Jesus: A Servant of God

By Imam Shabir Ally It will be quickly obvious that they often referred to him as a servant of God, but never Son of God. Peter, for example, said: “The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus” (Acts 3:13). Peter further [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:25+00:00 December 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Names and Attributes of Allah

Allah has described Himself in the Quran through His Names and Attributes. Muslims believe that studying these Names and Attributes is one of the most effective ways of strengthening one’s relationship with God. Each Name and Attribute nourishes a kind of consciousness and humility in man and their study [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Concept of God in Islam

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure Request a copy View in PDF Monotheism, belief in one God, is the most important and foundational concept in Islam. Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it. He is unique and exalted [...]

2017-12-20T17:55:16+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

What Jesus (pbuh) said about Fasting

by Imam Shabir Ally The Gospel of Matthew shows that Jesus “fasted forty days and forty nights” (Matthew 4:21). The Gospel of Luke adds the detail that “in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered” (Luke 4:2). Since Jesus fasted, his true followers [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:08+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|