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Prophet Muhammad’s Real Appearance

Abu-Hurayrah, one of the prophet’s most famous companions. He reported the maximum number of traditions from the prophet’s teachings. He witnessed all the incidents in the last 4 years of the prophet’s life; during which, he never left the prophet’s side except when he slept at night. He described the prophet saying: “I never saw… Continue reading Prophet Muhammad’s Real Appearance

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Upon Whom Does God Bestow His Revelations?

Let us think rationally and give ourselves an example from what we see and do in our daily lives. If you own a company that work in the construction business for instance, and you wanted to hire a new principal engineer who would be responsible for preparing all the junior engineers, choose from among them… Continue reading Upon Whom Does God Bestow His Revelations?

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How to Understand the Qur’an

Unlike what most Muslims think, Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H. didn’t explain all of the Qur’an to his companions, he only explained that which the companions inquired about. His explanation mainly depended on the other verses of the Qur’an which tackle the same issue. That is to say, he understood and explained the Qur’an through its own… Continue reading How to Understand the Qur’an

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Assaying Political Islam

Many preachers mix politics with Islam; they seek to drive people towards a certain political direction which have come to exist under the name Islamism. Islamists claim that they want to apply the Islamic Shari‘ah through today’s legitimate political channels. Let’s go back to the beginning, discuss the matter reasonably, and try to assay the ideology… Continue reading Assaying Political Islam

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The Methodology of Preaching Islam

Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H. said, “Convey on my behalf, even one verse.” Unlike what many Muslims think, preaching Islam is not about converting others to Islam, making presentations about Islam, giving lectures in mosques, having the prophetic traditions hanged on billboards in non-Muslim countries, etc. Those acts neither improve people’s understanding of Islam, nor even urge them… Continue reading The Methodology of Preaching Islam

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Comparative Religion Part II

The story of Abraham is told in the Qur’an at different places. Among what Allah says: “They said: ‘Build for him a structure (i.e. big furnace), and throw him into the blazing fire.’ So, they plotted against him, but We made them the lowest. And he said: ‘I am going to my Lord, He will… Continue reading Comparative Religion Part II