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Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition

Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition by Dr. Sherif Abdel Azeem |INTRODUCTION |EVE’S FAULT ? |EVE’S LEGACY |SHAMEFUL DAUGHTERS ? |FEMALE EDUCATION ? |UNCLEAN IMPURE WOMAN ? |BEARING WITNESS |ADULTERY |VOWS |WIFE’S PROPERTY ? |DIVORCE |MOTHERS |FEMALE INHERITANCE ? |PLIGHT OF WIDOWS |POLYGAMY |THE VEIL |EPILOGUE |END …

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What is Islam all about?

What is Islam all about? The reasons which make great number of people become Muslims. It is the last Divine Religion revealed to man. Islam recognizes previous divine revelations. On the other hand, Jews do not recognize Jesus, and the Christians do not recognize Muhammad; whereas, Muslims recognize Moses and …

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Ramadan and Fasting ( Information for Non-muslims )

Ramadan and Fasting ( Information for Non-muslims ) Ramadan is a special month of the year for over one billion Muslims throughout the world. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God, and self-control. Muslims think of it as a kind of tune-up for their spiritual lives. The …

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Muhammad in the Bible

Muhammad in the Bible The idea that the Bible contains prophecies about the coming of Muhammad (peace be upon him), may surprise many people. It isn’t difficult to understand why, since the general perception people have of the Muhammad (pbuh) is that of a man with no connection to Biblical …

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US Pastor Observes Ramadan With Muslim Community

Reverend Wess Magruder Cii & Examiner.com | 08 August 2012 An American United Methodist Pastor has not only decided to observe the Ramadan fast this year with his Muslim friends, blog about his experience, but also break his fast with Muslims as well. Reverend Wess Magruder has already fasted for …

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The encompassing Shariah

Shariah (Shari’ah, Sharia, Arabic شريعة) literally means a “path to the water hole” i.e. the way to the source of life. Its usage as law is traced directly to the Qur’an, wherein Allah (God) admonishes us to follow the clear and right way, the path of the Shariah: Then We …

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Meaning of Ramadaan

Fasting during Ramadan was ordained during the second year of Hijrah. Why not earlier? In Makkah the economic conditions of the Muslims were bad. They were being persecuted. Often days would go by before they had anything to eat. It is easy to skip meals if you don’t have any. …

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How to become Muslim?

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 privacy, or he/she may do so in the presence of others. If …

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What Muslims Believe

The fundamental message of Islam is simple: To worship God (Allah) alone. The Quran (the revealed scripture of Islam) states: “Say, He is Allah , (who is) One, Allah , the Eternal Refuge. He neither begets nor is born, Nor is there to Him any equivalent.” [Quran chapter 112] The …

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Jesus in Islam

Jesus is a figure who is loved and revered by billions of people the world over. Yet there is so much confusion surrounding the status of this colossal personality. Muslims and Christians both hold Jesus in high regard but view him in very different ways. The questions raised in this …

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