Modernism in Islam

Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo

WHAT IS MODERNISM AND WHERE DID IT COME FROM?

We can relate, ideologically, the modernist movement spreading these days to one sect in the past. This sect is called the Muta'zila, which is dated back to the third Islamic century. Although those people accepted the ...

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Translation of the meanings of surah Aal-i-Imraan (1)

(1) (1) Alif, Lām, Meem.[113]

[113]- See footnote to 2:1.

 

(2) (2) Allāh - there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Self-Sustaining.[114]

[114]- See footnotes to 2:255.

 

(3) (3) He has sent down upon you, [O Muḥammad], the Book in truth, confirming what was before it. And He ...

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What Does Islam Say About Life's Purpose?

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself these questions?.. What is the purpose of everything?, How did we get here?, What does it all mean?, What is the meaning of Life? ... more

The Month of Sha'baan

Sha'baan is the name of the (eighth) month, and it is so called because in this month the Arabs used to disperse (tasha''aba) in search of water, or it was said that they dispersed to carry out raids and forays. Or it was said that it is so called because it sha'aba (branches out or emerges) ... Continue Reading

The Month of Sha'baan

Sha'baan is the name of the (eighth) month, and it is so called because in this month the Arabs used to disperse (tasha''aba) in search of water, or it was said that they dispersed to carry out raids and forays. Or it was said that it is so called because it sha'aba (branches out or emerges) ... Continue Reading

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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Translation of the meanings of surah Aal-i-Imraan (2)

(101) (101) And how could you disbelieve while to you are being recited the verses of Allāh and among you is His Messenger? And whoever holds firmly to Allāh[141] has [indeed] been guided to a straight path.

[141]- i.e., adhering to His ordinances strictly, then trusting in Him and relying ...

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The Prophet in Ramadan

Description: Teachings of the Prophet Muhammad in Ramadan. By Prof. Shahul Hameed ... more

The example of the Prophet, peace be upon him, in his call to his nation

calling to Allah is the mission of the Prophets, peace be upon him, and their followers ... more

Sara Hermansson, Ex-Christian, Sweden

How was your life before finding your way to Islam?

My life before Islam was empty in a way. Just the feeling to live for the day and not knowing the meaning and purpose of life. My self-confidence was quite weak. I didn't feel that I belonged anywhere in the society, something was missing. I ...

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Believe It or Not: You were Born Muslim!

By: Umm Rashid

What would you call a religion whose beliefs, practices and followers are being bashed and bad-mouthed in practically every sphere of activity, in almost every corner of the globe, yet it attracts ever-increasing numbers of people?

A Paradox? A Miracle ? Or simply, The Truth: ...

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Aashooraa

Fasting in the month of muharram is highly desired, especially on the tenth day, aashooraa. ... more
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