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Mourning the Loss of a Beloved Soul Who Wasn’t Muslim

“Every soul shall taste death… The life of the world is only the enjoyment of deception.” —Qur’an (Ali ‘Imraan, 3:185) This past Sunday afternoon after having prayed Dhuhr, I was sitting in the prayer area of my home doing my daily Qur’an reading when my daughter asked if she could talk to me for a minute. She then asked, “Did …

FAQs About Islam

WHAT IS ISLAM?  Islam literally means submission or surrender, but in the religious sense it is complete, voluntary submission to God alone. It is based on the belief that humans’ primary purpose on earth is to worship and serve God and believe in all of His prophets and messengers. The Muslim is one who submits to God alone and fulfills …

He Asked About Islam

An American boy questions a strange faith. He was given the homework assignment to interview someone from a different religion, and he chose Muslims. In this short book, internationally acclaimed author Umm Zakiyyah candidly responds to the boy’s questions: Who is your God? If you do something bad, what happens? How has Islam shaped your life? Are there things you …