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How do American Muslims feel about Chrismas

Christians celebrate Christmas Day on 25th December around the world. Take a look at the towns and cities that celebrate this holiday. All places Take Christmas Decorations Really Seriously! Children waiting in line to see Santa Claus, Christmas movies are playing on televisions. Christmas is celebrated by Christians around the world gloriously! There are some American Muslims seem to …

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Petitioning for Halal Foods

Getting Halal Foods in our Grocery Stores With the number of Muslims in the US growing by leaps and bounds over the past several years (a reported average of about 140,000 each year since 2001amounting now to what some say is a community of more than 10 million) we have …

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How being Modest is not a Disgrace

Far from being a disgrace, being modest both in character and in terms of attire only radiates elegance, softness and grace. However, modesty has undergone a type of onslaught in recent times, where the trend has been to move away from being modest and to be ostentatious instead. Somehow, the …

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The Concept of Dating in Islam

Dating is meeting with the opposite sex for the reason of getting to know each other. While there are several definitions of the term, dating is regarded as the social interaction or courtship done by two people to test their suitability or compatibility as a partner. Different countries and religions …

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Halal Food a look at the Dietary Laws for the Muslims

In Muslim culture, dietary law is defined by Sharia law (the path) and distinguishes between halal (lawful) and haram (unlawful). It is influenced by the Qur’an, Sunnah (acts of Muhammad), and Hadith (oral tradition) because they help elaborate and clarify the path of faith. Closer inspection of the verses and …

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What the Quran says about Creation

When the subject of creation in a religious context is brought up, people usually assume that one is referring to the classic battle of biblical Creationism versus naturalistic Darwinism. Although this may be a major current in the United States, it is unfair to forget that there are other religions that have …

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History of the Koran

The Koran is at the center of a lot of controversy. Muslims are offended by the abuse of it, Christians are angered by the aberrant behavior attributed to it by extremists, but what is it really? Let’s take a look at the history of the Koran and find out. The Koran, a book of of the …

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Wahabi Islam

In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, Islam has been viewed with suspicion and no little fear, by many non-Muslims. This general ‘painting everything with one brush’ attitude treats a venerable religion unfairly. While it is true that Islamic practice is in many ways contrary to what many other faiths …

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