Medina: The City Renewed by Emigration

Following a gloomy Maghrib prayer, the congregation leaves the Prophet's Mosque; all are silent. The congregation has shrunk in size; familiar faces have been replaced with faces that are now strangers through a loss of trust.

read more 15.11.2012, Thursday

Are You a Shadow or Body?

“Regenerating the Sunna” referes to not imitating the Sunna, but realizing it, bringing it to fruition, actualizing it. The concept implies not merely remembering the actions of Prophet Muhammad, but living and experiencing those behaviors in the here and now.

read more 30.03.2012, Friday

The Compass of Our Servanthood

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / Prof Mehmet Erkal

Holding the Sunna to different and scientific characterizations within itself is one thing, while viewing it as ‘the representation of a divine intervention,’ with regard to its basic function and structural unity is another more important and meaningful task.

read more 15.02.2012, Wednesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - I

This memoir is offered, at the persistent request of some Turkish friends, by a monotheist whose formative life was shaped by Anglican Christianity, but who has made his home in Islam.

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - III

"Taking Shahada Was Indeed Wittnessing to God"

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

Quicunque Vult: or, My Journey to Islam - IV

“Christians, too, Can Recognize the Quran as the Word of God”

read more 04.01.2012, Wednesday

The Kindness of the Prophet Muhammad

One of the most highly misunderstood and misconstrued aspects of our faith is our relationship with the Prophet Muhammad. Hence, I would like to embark on a humble project to shed some light on the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad and how he embodied them during his lifetime.

read more 22.09.2011, Thursday

The Prophet's Last Smile

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Yıldız Ramazanoğlu

Even God’s Messenger, who said, “If you knew what I know, you would laugh little and weep much,” laughed at times. In actual fact, his face would light up with his smile and mercy, like the precious stone, mother-of-pearl.

read more 20.09.2011, Tuesday

Prayers of the Prophets in the Qur'an

A Lastprophet.info compilation of the Qur’anic verses presenting the personal supplications of the Prophets. Prayers include those of Prophets Solomon, Jonah, Adam, Abraham, Ishmael, Zachariah and Muhammad, upon them all be peace.

read more 25.08.2011, Thursday