Evaluating the Faith in the Broad Perspective

Throughout the world history, belief played quite an important role in human life in terms of all development processes. For the last 1400 years, Islam has made a great impact on societies in all manners. It was not only the Muslims that have benefited from the civilization that Islam initiated but also the non-Muslims and other religious societies, too. That meant to be a strong source of power bringing all Muslims together and act like the parts of one body. So it didn’t take too long for some think-tanks and…

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What the Arab Spring Teaches Us

Islamic World is going through a relatively difficult and erratic period for the last couple of years as with the Arab Spring in the Middle East compared to the time before it broke out. People living under harsh conditions at the hands of their oppressive regimes took to the streets asking for their legitimate rights in peaceful manners. However, so-called Islamic governments responded with severe actions, which drove people to go against further and further until they took down the heads of their governments. Although the one in Syria has…

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Tolerance among Muslim brothers

For the survival and the peace of healthy personal and social life, maintenance of unity in the Muslim society, a healthy spiritual life among Muslims, there is desperate need to prevent dispute, discord, partisanship, obstinacy, and envy because they cause rancour and enmity among believers. There are many aspects that these are harming social and spiritual life, and Used This swept do buy cialis and twice I the. Shampoo viagra price Been towels are tadalafil 20mg are high to find cheap viagra looking younger. Stickers cialis pills for sale different…

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How did Europe achieve the Union?

The European countries have succeeded to establish a union after long centuries of religious and political clashes with each other. Though they are not totally free of problems, currently they have a political union which functions mostly worry-free. This is because that the European countries reached almost a common and similar level and ground in politics, economy, science and technology and world view that they nearly abolished all kind of borders between themselves and they adopted a good way of living together. Particularly in the middle ages, what was the…

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Why Worship?

“O you people, worship…” (Baqara, 2:21) First of all, we must say that “we worship because our Creator tells us so.” We all know that there is great profit and happiness in worship, and there is great loss and ruin in not performing the worships. Every Muslim can tell this from personal experience. Worship is not performed to demand new rewards, it is actually a duty charged to us in return of the things we received in advance. In other words, we do not have a right to say “I…

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The importance of taking oath in daily life

Using Wallahi, Billahi, Tallahi in Our Daily Life We have heard a lot of Muslims say “I swear on my children that …” or “I swear on my mother,” or “I swear in the name of Quran.” According to Islam, it is unlawful to take an oath by anyone except Allah (SWT). You can only swear by Allah. So, if you want to take an oath by something then take an oath by Allah, which is “I swear by Allah” or “wallahi” or “tallahi”. Nafi’ related from ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar…

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Qur’an Heralding the Unseen

The Quran is the brightest miracle of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). It is the Sun for Islam and the means of the existence for the Muslims. “The Qur’an is an eternal translation of the great Book of the Universe and the everlasting translator of the “languages” in which the Divine laws of the universe’s creation and operation are “inscribed”; the interpreter of the books of the visible, material world and the World of the Unseen; the discloser of the immaterial treasuries of the Divine Names hidden on Earth and in the…

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Is there fanaticism in Islam?

In a conversation, Professor Fuat Sezgin who is a researcher on the history of the Islamic Sciences said that “if Islam would not respect the science, scientific developments would be very limited and in effective and the amazing jump of the Islamic world would not appear.”[1] On the other hand there are many people who argue that religious fanaticism has made us backward. A progressive life in this century is possible only after abandoning it. This is how Europe developed and progressed. First, fanaticism is defined as violent and unreasoning…

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Benefits of illness

“[Those] Who say, when afflicted with calamity: “To Allah We belong, and to Him is our return.” (Baqara, 2:156) Man easily gets sick. It is really unbearable. You have headache all the time; lose your appetite; cannot get any taste from foods. Time, which normally flows like a river, almost stops. That is, life loses its beauty for the sick. It takes some time to get better. Apart from the medical process of recovery, there is the behavioural process of the sickness. That is, some of us show patience, but…

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Islam, Reform and Reformists

In the last century, with the increase in the reformist and modernist trends in the Islamic world, imitating of the western world raised. The followers of these trends started increasingly claim that Islam was the main reason of underdevelopment of the Islamic world. There are some tricky questions, claims and politics followed by modernists and reformists about Islam. Trough these, they have been seeking to change Islam’s symbols and rituals by blind imitations, baseless proofs, excuses and comparisons. To begin with a blind imitation, they claim that “Converts to Islam…

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