Whose Advice Should I Follow? Guidance for New Converts

By Laura El Alam New Muslims often have many questions about how to practice Islam properly. At the same time, they are often bombarded with unsolicited opinions, information, and advice. Whether it’s an unknown brother or sister in the mosque approaching them with a critique, or a random “born Muslim” [...]

2023-02-15T15:07:34+00:00February 15th, 2023|Converts, Islam|

Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00October 25th, 2014|Islam and Other Faiths, Spiritual Journeys|

Michael Wolfe

"I did not want to 'trade in' my culture. I wanted access to new meanings." - How an American writer born of a Jewish father and a Christian mother found spiritual fulfillment in Islam. After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:47+00:00August 4th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|

What is the Quran?

Miracle of Allah and Final Testament to Humankind "The Quran: literally, 'that which is often recited.' A web of rhythm and meaning, the words of which throb through Muslim worship and which, at every point in the believer's life , break surface, sanctifying existence with the scent of eternity." [Abdul [...]

2017-12-01T21:26:13+00:00June 25th, 2010|The Holy Quran|
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