Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for July, 2016


Why do so many people desperate to oppose Islam?

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Assalamu Alikum, Did you ever think that why those people are so desperate to get rid of Islam from any kind of state affairs? Because they are seeing what Taliban, ISIS and other extremist groups are representing their so-called Islam!! Your and other so-called Islamic parties’ Islam is based on [ Continue reading…]


Why You Should Consider Becoming a US Citizen

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While some get US citizenship for patriotic reasons, there are many other compelling reasons to become a US citizen. Voting in Elections If you want to participate in American democracy, becoming a citizen is the only option. Only US citizens have the rights to vote in federal elections. Secure US [ Continue reading…]



The Holy Quran and Modern Science

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Are you a truth seeker? Are you looking for the true religion that is assigned by God almighty for mankind? To follow a religion blindly doesn’t make any sense. You need to distinguish what is truth from what is falsehood by using science, reasons, logic and rationality. You should not [ Continue reading…]


The righteous do not die and go straight to paradise

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Salamun Alykum. Thanks for quoting the Quran, the true guidance. The righteous do not die.  They go straight to heaven.   [The Quran 16:32] The angels terminate their lives in a state of righteousness, saying, “Peace be upon you.  Enter paradise as a reward for your works.”   Only the [ Continue reading…]


The punishment for thief

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[The Quran 5:38] The male thief, and the female thief, you shall cut their hands as a punishment for what they have committed, and to serve as a deterrent from God. God is Dignified, Wise. Footnote 5:38 – The word ‘fa aqta’oo’ has been wrongly interpreted by the traditional scholars [ Continue reading…]



The prophet Muhammad

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Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was born in Saudi Arabia in Mecca city in 570. In human history God sent many prophets with revealed scriptures. The holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad. The prophet came to the then tribal society in a very hard and difficult time. Those tribal people were [ Continue reading…]


The Friday prayer (Salat, Namaz)

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Which prayer is the subject of 62:9: The prayer spoken of in 62:9-10 is given special importance as it is a collective prayer, and an analysis of the content of these verses confirms that it is not an additional prayer, but the Middle (wusta) prayer on Friday. If it were [ Continue reading…]


WHAT QURAN SAYS ABOUT OTHER RELIGIONS

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Salam. Pronouncing the Shahadah does not make us a Submitter (Muslim in Arabic) or a Believer (Mu’min in Arabic). The submission to the Will of God makes us Submitter.  Our journey should start with the submission to the Will of God.  It is a state of mind choosing between the two: God [ Continue reading…]


Was Muhammad a prophet?

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Many people ask “Was Muhammad a prophet?” especially those who do not believe the Islamic religion. We met several Christians and they do not believe that Muhammad was a prophet of God.  But, of course, all Christians and Jews are not alike. So what are the proofs of Prophet Muhammad’s [ Continue reading…]


The Dress Code for Women in the Quran

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Introduction: Before presenting the Quranic rules for women’s dress, it is essential first to remind ourselves of the following: 1- The Quran is the only source of law that is authorised by God (6:114). 2- The Quran is complete and fully detailed (6:38, 6:114, 6:89 and 12:111). 3- God calls [ Continue reading…]