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The Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)

The Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)The human need for role models

Have you ever heard of Moses, Jesus, Confucius, Krishna or the Buddha? How about Gandhi, Mother Theresa or Martin Luther King? If you live in the West, there's a good chance that you know a bit about these people and their accomplishments. In man's eternal search for immortality and meaning, many leaders and heroes, both true and false, have made their appearance on the world stage. The respect and reverence shown to such figures among people of every nationality, in every age, points to a deep human need to believe in someone greater than oneself, in an attempt to transcend the confines of one's own limited existence. We see this theme recur in world myths, legends, hero stories, and in the idealisation of people who have been raised by their followers to superhuman or godly status.

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The Descent Of Jesus Son Of Mary, As Portrayed In The Quran

The Quran makes three references to the return of Jesus son of Mary (may peace be upon him) to the earth - i.e. his descent from the sky - in order to accomplish various tasks.

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Messengers of God

Messengers of GodSimilar to other religions such as Judaism and Christianity, prophethood is an important concept in Islam. If the unity of Allah (tawheed) constitu...

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Who is a Muslim

Who is a MuslimThe word "Muslim" means one who submits to the will of God. The first principle of Islam is known as the Shahaadah (Testimony of Faith), and is as foll...

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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) the final prophet of Allah

The final prophet of AllahAllah, the all Wise, all Knowledgeable, all Merciful and all Just created this Universe in order to test and examine His obedient s...

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The ritual of fasting

The ritual of fastingThe ritual of fasting, the third pillar of Islam, is ob­served each year by Muslims throughout the entire month of Ramadhan, the ninth month...

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Who is Allah?

Who is AllahAllah is the proper name of the One True God. Nothing else can be called Allah. This term has no plural or gendfer, which shows its uniqueness when compared wit...

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The Most Influential Persons in History

Muhammad, peace be upon himby Michael H. Hart:

My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers...

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Why Do Muslims Fast?

Most of us who are fighting the battle of the bulge have experimented with some form of fasting, like an all fruit fast, a water fast or an sugar-free fast, you name it.  But what many may find rather stran...

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Who do Muslims worship?

You (Alone) we worship, and You (Alone) we ask for help (for each and everything)With regard to this imp...

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