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Defending Islam

Islam Explained – Part 2

Muslim Family and Social Life The family is the foundation for Islamic society. The peace and security offered by a stable family unit is greatly valued and is considered essential for the spiritual growth of its members. A harmonious social order is created by the existence of extended families; children …

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The Beliefs of the Shi’ites about the Present Quran:

The Fallacy Of Shia Beliefs, From Their Own Sources: The Beliefs of the Shi’ites about the Present Quran: 1) Jabir reported that he heard Imam Baqir saying: ‘No one can claim that he has compiled the Quran as Allah revealed except a liar. The only person to compile it and …

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Understanding Shiasm – A Special Cii Muharram Lecture Series

Channel Islam International Building on our highly successful Muharram 1433 lecture series on the biographies of the Sahabah, Cii today will be ushering in the new Islamic year 1434 with another series of informative Islamic lectures. The carefully selected series this Muharram deals with the thorny issue of Shiasm and …

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You Must Know This Man

You Must Know This Man You may be an antheist or an agnostic; or you may belong to any of the religious denominations that exist in the world today. You may be a communist or a believer in democracy and freedom. No matter what you are, and no matter what …

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Top 10 Misconceptions of Islam & Muslims

by Huma Ahmad MISCONCEPTION #1: Muslims are violent, terrorists and/or extremists. This is the biggest misconception in Islam, no doubt resulting from the constant stereotyping and bashing the media gives Islam. When a gunman attacks a mosque in the name of Judaism, a Catholic IRguerrilla sets off a bomb in …

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A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer

On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumuah (Friday) prayer. On that day women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? I don’t think so. What we so often forget is that God has honored …

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Shining a Torch at the Sun

Subject: Shining a Torch at the Sun By Maulana Khalid Dhorat (Masjid Hamzah, Erasmia) Couldn’t Sam Bacile think of a better name for his blasphemous anti-Muslim movie? A producer who cannot even choose a title will certainly make a mess of the movie itself. And so it was! With the …

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Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women?

Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women? Whenever Prophet Muhammad’s name emerges, the image in many people’s minds is a man with many wives. For Muslims, his multiple marriages had meaning and immense implications for Islam, and by extension, the history of the world. Needless to say, …

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Freedom Of Speech: Insults, Incitement And Islam

Freedom Of Speech: Insults, Incitement And Islam By Graham Peebles 24 September, 2012 Countercurrents.org Across the Muslim World there is rightly outrage and hurt at the latest calculated attack on Islam, in the form of the film trailer Innocence of Muslims. All who hold human rights and moral decency close …

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