Tag Archives: Oneness

Nation of Islam

In the early 20th Century something was happening in the United States. In addition to the struggles of the Depression and two world wars – Islam in America was changing. At least among one population. In the early 1930’s a form of Islam was being

Faith

The Five Pillars of Islam – the profession of faith, prayer, zakat, Ramadan and the Hajj – are considered the foundation of the faith. A Muslim must believe in the oneness of Allah – God had no parents, siblings or children. Allah is singular and

Shirk

Saying “Ya Ali Madad” is Shirk It is Shirk to say such things as “Ya Ali Madad” (O Ali, help us). Indeed, we should only call out with “Ya Allah Madad.” Only Allah and Allah alone can hear and answer our prayers. Thus, we should

Major Muslim Holidays

Two major Muslim holidays are celebrated around the world: Ramadan, the month of fasting, and Hajj, the month designated for pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims who can afford it. Several other holidays are celebrated by most Muslims, including Eid Al-Fitr, which falls at the end

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The Oneness of God

The Qur’an reminds us of the falsity of all alleged gods. To the worshipers of man-made objects it asks:“ Do you worship what you have carved yourself” (37:95). “ Or have you taken unto yourself others beside Him to be your protectors, even such as