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

The Prophetic Portrait: The Hilya in Calligraphy

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Lastprophet.info

Denoting ‘quality, characteristic or form’, as well as ‘decoration or ornament,’ hilya, within the Islamic context, refers to the literary genre which elaborates on the features and merits of the Prophet Muhammad. Also known with the titles ‘Portrait of Happiness’ and..

read more 29.06.2011, Wednesday

Journey of love

Formal prayer has an end, but the prayer of the soul is unlimited. It is the drowning of the soul in universal love. The daily five prayers that Muslims offer were Allah's gift to the Prophet on the night of Ascension.

read more 29.06.2011, Wednesday

The Real Meaning of the Relics of Muhammad

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Ali Rıza Demircan

Contrary to certain claims, it is generally known that donning a beard for a man is a characteristic of Muslim identity associated with merit and piety, a tradition established by the Prophet Muhammad himself, which many Muslim men follow to this very day. 

read more 04.05.2011, Wednesday

 

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