The Finale: The Life of Muhammad, Episode 3

The third and final installment of the Life of Muhammad documentary aired on BBC Two recently presented the latter stages of the Prophet Muhammad’s life and explored the extent to which his life and actions are reflected in today’s world.

read more 15.09.2011, Thursday

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

Friday Sermon: Characteristics of the Believer in Islam

God did not create mankind in vain; he granted him intellect and conscience and tasked him with the responsibilities of faith and worship. Allah holds mankind subject to the test of the life of this world.

read more 11.05.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Understanding the Qur’an

Folders / Friday Sermons / İsmail YILDIZ, Örencik Township Yeni Mosque imam and preacher

God has never left mankind alone, from the time of the Prophet Adam until the present, providing support with many prophets and books. The last of this chain of prophets is the Prophet Muhammad. And the last of these books is the book which was revealed to him: the Holy Qur’an.

read more 04.05.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Conduct (Adab) in Islam

Folders / Friday Sermons / Süleyman ALTINTAŞ, Ulu Mosque imam and preacher, KÜTAHYA

God, who created the universe with immaculate concordance and order, created man, from among all creatures, in the most beautiful of forms, making him responsible for good conduct in addition to faith and good deeds.

read more 28.04.2011, Thursday

Friday Sermon: Attributes of the Believer

Folders / Friday Sermons / Kadir Korkmaz, Mehmet Zahit Kotku Mosque M-K (The Istanbul Mufti Directorate)

The reason for our creation is belief in Allah according to the teachings of our religion, and to engage in His servitude. The faith our religion teaches us is not composed of theory alone. Faith is our most important spiritual treasure.

read more 21.04.2011, Thursday

Friday Sermon: Islam and Knowledge

Folders / Friday Sermons / Şehri KARAKAYA (MAMAK Boğaziçi Merkez Mosque, imam and speaker)

Islam has not decreed that those who know and those who do not are one, and consequently, its first command was, “Read.” Islam views the pursuit of knowledge as more valuable than voluntary worship.

read more 13.04.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Respect for the Prophets

Folders / Friday Sermons / Veli Eroğlu

Man is an exalted creature, responsible for overseeing God's commands on earth. And God has supported man throughout via the prophets which He has sent, and has reminded them of their duties. This is only one of the favors of Allah upon mankind.

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday

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