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The Logic of the Qur’an Led Me to Islam

The Logic of the Qur’an Led Me to Islam

And the thing that God is calling mankind to in the Qur’an is as the Muslim scholars say is actually something that is consistent with their nature. It is something that is understandable to the human being because this is actually the natural way that human beings have been created. And therefore God throughout the Qur’an tells you to ponder over creation and think about things and this call and this argument and the conclusion of it is that you will recognize that fact that there is actually o ...

Qur'an & Science

The Ratio of the Sea to the Land

The Ratio of the Sea to the Land

The ratio of the appearances of the words "sea" and “land" in the Qur’an is identical to the ratio between sea and land in modern science. The continents had not yet been discovered at the time the Qur’an was sent down, and it was impossible to determine the ratio between the land and sea. Even such a large continent as America was only discovered in the 15th century. ...

The Orbit of the Moon

The Orbit of the Moon

The word “Qamar,” referred to as a heavenly body in the Qur’an and meaning “Moon” appears 27 times. The elliptical orbit of the Moon around the Earth also takes 27 days. But this is not a number that someone looking from Earth could determine. Because since there is a 29-day between full moons, it used to be thought it took the Moon 29 days to travel around the Earth. ...

Quitting Smoking: A Story Worth Telling

Quitting Smoking: A Story Worth Telling

Which would not be a surprise to Dr. Andrew Pipe of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. His study shows that if a person stops smoking, its risk for stroke or heart disease decreases. Within 18 months to two years of quitting, the risks of stroke are about the same as for non-smokers, he argues. ...

Smoking Linked to Earlier Menopause: Study

Smoking Linked to Earlier Menopause: Study

Dvornyk's team did not have information on how long women had been smoking or how many cigarettes they smoked each day, so his team could not determine how either of those factors may have affected age at menopause. ...

Gender and the 23th Chromosome Pair

Gender and the 23th Chromosome Pair

The Qur’an makes reference to the 23rd chromosome that determines the difference between male and female thus: The word “man” and the word “woman” both appear 23 times in the Qur’an. This discovery about chromosomes made only recently was reported hundreds of years beforehand in the Qur’an by way of the number 23, that which concerns the basic difference between male and female. (Allah knows the truth.) ...

Jewels of Islam

Khawlah Bint Al Azwar: Woman in Black

Khawlah Bint Al Azwar: Woman in Black

The recorded history of that era mentions repeatedly the feats of Khawlah in battles that took place in Syria, Jordan and Palestine. In one instance, she fought in disguise to rescue her brother Dirar after the Romans captured him. Witnesses say that she was in fact much braver than many men. In addition to that, and whenever she did not carry her sword, she took the responsibility of organizing medical care to treat the wounded during the battles. ...

Oasis of Faith

Fulfilling One’s Obligations to Allah

Fulfilling One’s Obligations to Allah

If a Muslim swears, he should swear by Allah alone and nothing other than Him. If he makes an oath, he should fulfill it and not to break his vow no matter what. These are from among the noblest morals and ethics of Islam which is a way of life that encompasses everything in the life of a human being from birth to death. The Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) is reported to have said what may mean, “Whoever swears by anything other than Allah has associated something with Him (shirk).” (N ...

Six Signs that Prove Muhammad’s Prophethood

Six Signs that Prove Muhammad’s Prophethood

The good biography and high morals as well as the noble qualities that distinguished him. He was known before becoming a Prophet as a truthful and honest person, although the community where he lived was a society of ignorance. This was, perhaps, the most important sign of his prophecy. He was not known to have ever lied on people. So, why should he lie on behalf of the Lord by claiming that he was a Prophet, if he was not a real Prophet? ...

Can Birds Help Muslims Free Al-Aqsa Mosque?

Can Birds Help Muslims Free Al-Aqsa Mosque?

Unless Muslims perfectly believe in Almighty Allah, possess the necessary spiritual and material powers, and leave no stone unturned in this regard, they will never be able to protect their sacred places or restore Al-Aqsa Mosque to their fold. This lesson is derived from the conduct of the flocks of birds mentioned in Surat Al-Fil. Each bird was carrying three small stones: two stones with its feet and one in its beak. In that way, the birds exerted themselves and did all in their power to defe ...

Why Do Muslims Say ‘Alhamdulillah’ After Sneezing?

Why Do Muslims Say ‘Alhamdulillah’ After Sneezing?

Indeed, sneezing releases vapors that were trapped in the head which, if they were to remain there, would cause him pain and sickness. That is why Islam tells Muslims to say Alhamdulillah and praise Allah the Almighty for this blessing. Join us to listen to Dr. Muhammad Salah explaining all about this issue in the following short but rich video. ...

Aids for Lowering One’s Gaze

Aids for Lowering One’s Gaze

The human self or soul does not get bored of moving, going around, demanding and laboring. Consequently, if you do not occupy it with what is right and righteous, it will definitely occupy you with that which is evil and debaucherous. And, if you do not try to take it to an elevated status, it will certainly drag you down to the lowest of all positions. Hence, you should determine what you need and want, then start to do your best to implement your highest and noblest dreams. ...

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