Religion

‘I Am Sorry, O Prophet…’ (s)

Former Dutch Islamophobe and a former leading member of far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ party Arnoud Van Doorn visited the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to pray and say sorry for becoming part of a blasphemous film.

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April 25, 2013

Constructing an Eternal Home; Which Do We Choose?

Over 100 youth and adults gathered on both Saturday April 13th and Sunday April 14th at the Islamic Center of Detroit for a unique and heart trembling event…

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April 18, 2013

The Value of Light in Dark Moments

Last night, I participated in a solidarity visit to the home of Suhad Abu Zmiro, a wonderful young Israeli Arab woman, who was attacked by Jewish youngsters in early March in a hate crime attack in a Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem. This incident, which was widely publicized, led to much outrage among much of the mainstream Jewish population of Israel.

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April 11, 2013

Islam And Medicine – A Historical Background

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), who emphasized the need for learning once said : “ The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the Martyr”.

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April 4, 2013

Russia Today Report: 20,000 Converts to Islam

video re. conversion to Islam

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April 2, 2013

Attack On Christian Homes In Lahore And The Murder Of Human Empathy

Mercy and gentleness, said the Prophet (SAW), are defining traits of believers: ‘Allah is gentle, and He loves those who are gentle.’ (Sahih Muslim)

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March 28, 2013

Why Don’t More Muslims Speak Out Against the Wanton Destruction of Mecca’s Holy Sites?

Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam, are being systematically bulldozed to make way for gleaming sky scrapers

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March 21, 2013

Islam is an American Religion

Tariq Ramadan Speaks at IAGD

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March 21, 2013

The Frightening Effects of the NYPD’s ‘Mapping Muslims’ Program

The police department’s focus on piety as an indicator of a potential terrorist threat — one undercover officer went on a whitewater rafting trip with Muslim students and recorded how many times they prayed each day — had changed the practice of faith in the community.

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March 14, 2013

The End of the Ottoman Caliphate?

Did it really end on March 3, 1924?

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March 7, 2013

Review: Muslims and the Making of America

In an era when Islamophobia is rampant and has become a widespread and profitable industry, a publication which details important truths about a little discussed aspect of Islam should be celebrated.

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February 21, 2013

Revival of the Religion

By Adil James, TMO The Muslim Center of Detroit hosted a meeting this past Sunday to celebrate the teachings and accomplishments of WD Mohammad and to build on his legacy and upon his bulwark as one of the pioneering members of the converted Muslim community in the USA. Speaking were several prominent members of the […]

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February 14, 2013

Hijab for a Day: Non-Muslim Women Who Try Headscarves

World Hijab Day calls on non-Muslim women to try out life under the traditional head scarf. Can it lead to more religious tolerance and understanding?

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February 7, 2013

Jewish Law and its Similarity to Islamic Law

like Jewish law, Islamic law is worthy of protection in the United states

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February 7, 2013

Harvard Recognizes Quranic Ayah as One of the Greatest Expressions of Justice

“O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah , even if it be against yourselves or parents and relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, Allah is more worthy of both. So follow not [personal] inclination, lest you not be just. And if you distort [your testimony] or refuse [to give it], then indeed Allah is ever, with what you do, Acquainted

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February 7, 2013

Grand Rapids’ Growing Muslim Community

When he first arrived in Grand Rapids in July of 2001, there was only one mosque in the city, and he was to be the imam.

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January 24, 2013

God, Not Guns

Religious coalition takes on the NRA Religion News Service Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, and Sayyid Syeed(R) of the Islamic Society of North America, smile at each other after speaking during a press conference at the United Methodist Building January 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. The group of religious leader organized by Faiths […]

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January 24, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood’s ‘Supreme Guide’

During a recent night of opposition protests, people chanted against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and decried the draft constitution he was pressing.

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January 3, 2013

Statement of Muslim Imam at Newtown Interfaith Service

By Jason Graves, Al Hedaya Islamic Center, Newtown, Conn. In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful The Muslim community of the Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown, in Connecticut and throughout the nation joins with our fellow Americans in grieving for those who died in this senseless tragedy and praying for them and […]

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December 20, 2012

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