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The Life of Muhammad documentary film airs in a first for the West

The BBC's airing of the Life of Muhammad, a first-ever documentary on the life of the Prophet Muhammad screened in the western world generated animated discussion even before its broadcast.

read more 14.07.2011, Thursday

The Hijra: Movement of God's People

Folders / Others / Omid Safi

The Islamic calendar does not begin with the year of Muhammad's birth (as the Christian calendar begins with the birth of Christ), nor does it begin with the commencement of revelation to Muhammad. Rather, it begins with this purposeful move of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to what became known as Medina.

read more 30.06.2011, Thursday

Introduction To Islam -Part IV

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

In a Muslim's daily life, it is important when with family or friends, to pay careful attention to the planning of worship, doing charity, and demonstrating good behavior as a means of education. For example, when making plans to go out with..

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday

Introduction To Islam -Part III

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

Reading the Qur’an can result in mental discord regarding a certain subject. A ruling on a certain matter may contradict our egos. Certain memories or past experiences may cause a sudden loss of faith. No matter what the excuse, we may..

read more 30.03.2011, Wednesday

Introduction To Islam -Part II

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

In the Qur’an, the oneness of Allah is mentioned more than the existence of Allah. According to the Qur’an, the existence of Allah for humans is so indispensible and natural that expressions of astonishment are used for those who do not..

read more 17.03.2011, Thursday

Introduction To Islam - Part I

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

  Entering into Islam is only possible with faith. It is not possible to consider someone a “Muslim” if that person does not believe in the principles that are brought by the Qur’an. In Islam, faith is innate.  God created each person with a potential..

read more 09.03.2011, Wednesday

Islamic Ruling on Female Circumcision

Ever since I was a student at Al-Azhar University, I have seen people debate over the topic of female circumcision (also known as FGM – female genital mutilation)- both Sharia scholars and medical scientists have participated in these debates.

read more 17.02.2011, Thursday

What really is a Black Hole?

The surprising discovery of a supermassive black hole in a small nearby galaxy has given astronomers a tantalizing look at how black holes and galaxies may have grown in the early history of the Universe.

read more 13.01.2011, Thursday

Christmas and New Year

Folders / Others / Salih İnci, PhD

Christmas is a religious holiday regarded by Christians to mark the birth of Jesus (p.b.u.h.). However, nowadays Christmas is being confused with New Year celebrations by many people, and they are even identified with each other..

read more 22.12.2010, Wednesday

Mustafa Cagrici, The Mufti of Istanbul, on the events of Karbala

Folders / Others / Lastprophet.info

December 16 (10 Muharram,) is the anniversary of Karbala, one of the saddest events in Muslim history. We asked Dr. Çağrıcı about the day of ashura and how present day Muslims should approach the events of Karbala. His message, which emphasized that the incidents which took place at Karbala, should not continue to be a cause of dispute among Muslims, is very important.
 

read more 16.12.2010, Thursday