The Concept of God in Islam (part 1 of 2): A Unique Concept

Every language has one or more terms that are used in reference to God and sometimes to lesser deities. This is not the case with the word ‘Allah’. Allah is the personal name of the One True God. Nothing else can be called Allah. The term has no plural or gender. This shows its exclusivity ... Continue Reading

Translation of the meanings of surah Ash-Shu'araa (1)

(1) (1) Ṭā, Seen, Meem.[1043]

[1043]- See footnote to 2:1.

 

(2) (2) These are the verses of the clear Book.

 

(3) (3) Perhaps, [O Muḥammad], you would kill yourself with grief that they will not be believers.

 

(4) (4) If We willed, We could send down to them from the sky a sign for which their ...

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Accepting Islam (part 1 of 2): A religion for all people, in all places

 

Many people throughout the world today are searching for the truth; they search for meaning in their lives, and wonder what life is all about. Men and women ask the question, why am I here? In the midst of suffering and pain, humankind calls out silently or loudly asking for relief, ...

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Translation of the meanings of surah Al-Baqara (3)

(201) But among them is he who says, "Our Lord, give us in this world [that which is] good and in the Hereafter [that which is] good and protect us from the punishment of the Fire."

 

(202) Those will have a share of what they have earned, and Allah is swift in account.

 

(203) And remember Allah ...

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Translation of the meanings of surah Al-Muminoon (2)

(51) (51) [Allāh said], "O messengers, eat from the good foods and work righteousness. Indeed I, of what you do, am Knowing.

 

(52) (52) And indeed this, your religion, is one religion,[959] and I am your Lord, so fear Me."

[959]- See footnote to 21:92.

 

(53) (53) But they [i.e., the people] ...

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Translation of the meanings of surah Al-Baqara (2)

(101) And when a messenger from Allah came to them confirming that which was with them, a party of those who had been given the Scripture threw the Scripture of Allah [i.e., the Torah] behind their backs as if they did not know [what it contained].

 

(102) And they followed [instead] what the ...

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Ahmadiyyah (part 1 of 3): Origin and History

Description: A brief look at how Ahmadiyyah differs and contradicts the teachings of Islam. This first part mentions its origins and how it differs from Islam and how it broke up into two groups.

By Abdurrahman Murad (© 2008 IslamReligion.com)

The Prophet, may God praise him, said: «I asked ...

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The defence of the Sunnah 2/2

The denial of the Sunnah paves the way for doubting the Quran itself ... more

Raising Our Future Generations: (Part 1) A Great Responsibility

In the following articles, we will seek to raise points and offer practical solutions to implement regarding the raising of our children; so that inshaa Allah, on that great Day, we will have an answer to Allaah’s questions which we will not regret. ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 3/3)

We have already discussed in detail preparing the body of the deceased and the actual burial of the deceased. We now consider what happens after the burial. ... more

Burial of the Deceased (part 2/3)

There are 2 main methods for placing the body of the deceased into the grave:... ... more
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