The First British Guest of Allah

At a time when  Britain had major political and economic interests in the Middle East, Hedley Churchward had only one concern in mind while going on a pilgrimage to Mecca; the pleasure of Allah.

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Quicunque Vult: or, My journey to Islam

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.

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The Use of Religious Figures in Cinema

Undoubtedly one of the most effective means of communication in today’s world is the cinema… Not only entertaining and having a good time, but educating masses along certain lines and giving social and..

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What is Religion?

All branches of knowledge related to religion have defined religion their own perspective. While describing religion, Islamic scholars have taken into consideration the way the concept of religion was taken up in the Quran and Islamic beliefs.

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What is Islam?

The dictionary meaning of Islam is peace and being in peace; surrender, submission and sincerity; and giving salaam. In every case Islam comes the root salaam and salaamed.

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The Teachings of Islam

The viability of a people and a civilization depends on their understanding of life and their application of their philosophy on life. The endurance or death of a civilization also depends on the essence of their basic teaching.

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What Kind of a Human Model Does The Qur'an Present?

According to the Qur'an, man is the Caliph of Allah on earth. He is unique in terms of his personal characteristics and attributes. Every human being is different others. No human is the same as another. (Surah Al-Isra, 84) The human being, as told in the Holy Qur'an possesses an excellence as compared to the other creations.

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Prophet Muhammad's Relationships with the People of the Book

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Social Life / Ahmet Yücel, PhD

Other than the few hadiths mentioned in the Meccan period, Prophet Muhammad had no relationship with the People of the Book at this time. Prophet Muhammad's relationships with the People of the Book generally occurred during the Medinan period.

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Muhammad as a Ruler Prophet

The extraordinary success of the Prophet as the leader of a movement which had worldwide implications can be explained by two aspects, one spiritual, the other material.

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Treaties between the Prophet and the Idol Worshippers

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Social Life / Mehmet Ali Kapar, PhD

During his conveyance of Islam, Prophet Muhammed made contact with members of various religions. Due to the fact that Islam is a religion of peace, the Prophet preferred the way of agreement in inviting peoples to Islam.

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