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Islam and Science

Islam & Science How Islam laid the foundation for the growth of Modern Science Little is it known that Islam laid the very foundation for modern science as we know it. The Qur’an which we Muslims take to be the very Word of God incessantly calls upon its readers to …

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Islam & Our Environment

Our Environment How Islam Protects It There is no faith on the face of the earth that cares so much for nature as Islam. In our faith, caring for the environment is not just a passing fad to save the future; it’s a religious duty we live and practice in …

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Animal Rights in Islam

What Islam Teaches Us About Animal Rights God’s Mercy embraces not just humans, but the rest of His creation as well. Kind treatment to animals is part of Islam and has always been so. Animals are after all God’s Creation. Like us they have a similar origin from the Divine …

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Tolerance in Islam

Tolerance in Islam Why Islam is the Most Tolerant of all Faiths Islam is a missionary faith that, like Christianity, obliges its followers to carry its message to all humanity till what it believes to be true is accepted as such by all mankind. But here’s the hitch. It stops …

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Cleanliness In Islam

Cleanliness In Islam Why it’s so important to Muslims It is in the nature of man to be clean. Like it or not, humans are the only creatures on earth who need proper grooming to keep themselves clean. Take for instance fingernails or superfluous body hair which continues to grow until …

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Shariah Law

Shariah Laws Are they really harsh? Many people today have lost sight of why punishments for serious offences need to be in place. Little do they realize that if there were no punishment, people could get away with anything, and worse still prey on the weaker sections of society and …

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Halal & Haram

Halal & Haram Why Islamic Rulings on Food Exist Ever stopped to think of it, that physically man is what he eats. Plant is absorbed by animal and animal by man? The beauty of it all is that despite one feeding on the other, each organism retains its own nature. …

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HIJAB

HIJAB The Islamic Dress Code and why it Exists Man is the only creature on earth who wears clothes. Why, because he needs them. Animals have coats and fur to clothe them, but man alone has bare skin all over. This is because God created man as such – weak …

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Why Islam allows Polygamy

Why Islam Allows Polygamy Reasons and Causes Polygamy, the practice of having more than one wife at the same time is permitted to a Muslim male, though it is limited by both the number of wives a man could have, and the condition of equal treatment. A Muslim male may …

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Women’s Rights in Islam

Half-Told Truths The True Position of Women in Islam Based on the Qur’an & Sunnah Asiff Hussein Little is it known that Islam was the first faith to truly recognize the humanity of women. It was the only faith and still remains the only faith that teaches that women are …

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