Islam to Deism: Why I became a Deist. Microcontroller Projects for Hobbyists: » PICAXE Microcontroller » Arduino Microcontroller Deism versus Islam Islam to Deism: Why I became a Deist On my way to Deism, I've made pit stops in various forms of Catholicism and Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and so forth.
I've been to churches, monasteries, seminaries, temples and mosques. I've worshipped Jesus, Allah, Shiva, Krishna, Ganesha. I converted to Islam 10 years ago, and got heavily into it, and thought I would share some of my thoughts about it here. It's funny, and some of you may be surprised by this, but one of the basic Islamic contentions is that both the Jews and Christians have messed things up by messing up -- adding to , or subtracting, or manufacturing -- their scriptures. He also insisted that there was only one "god", and that we should not associate "partners" with that one god. At any rate, converting to Islam opened many new possibilities to me, for which I will always be grateful. I can cope with that. SEX and Islam. The World’s Stupidest Fatwas. Muslim Public Service Network - Home of the MSN Summer Internship Program. Muslims in the West and around the world today.
Muslims in the West and around the world today Click on a link or scroll down (This is a very long page) USA, Canada and the Americas Britain, Ireland and Europe Africa Australia Asia China Turkey The Middle East Iran Afghanistan Malcolm X Racism and Islamophobia. Keeping your children Muslim in America. Keeping your children Muslim in AmericaSource: Soundvision "Fatima" was a young, practicing Muslimah.
At 13, she was part of a family that tried to apply Islam in all aspects of life. They were role models for their local Muslim community. They were one of the very few Muslim families who did not even have a television set in their home. Fatima talked about Islam enthusiastically, got good grades, respected her parents. But then things changed. She began smoking. Fatima's story is not new. What went wrong? No human being is an island. In other words, society's problems are not the problems of "those people out there". The secret to keeping your kids practicing Muslims. Muslims In America - Home. In Dr.
Barry Fell’s book Saga America, he reports that the southwest Pima people possessed a vocabulary which contained words of Arabic origin. Dr. Fell also reports that in Inyo County, California, there exits an early rock carving which stated in Arabic:"Yasus ben Maria" ("Jesus, Son of Mary"). Dr. Fell discovered the existence of Muslim schools in Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and Indiana dating back to 700-800 CE. By 1312, Mansa Musa’s brother Sultan Abu Bakri II of Mali made his second expedition on the Atlantic ocean. In 1492, Columbus had two captains of Muslim origin during his first voyage, one named Martin Alonso Pinzon the captain of the Pinta, and his brother Vicente Yanex Pinzon the captain of the Nina. October 21, 1492, Columbus admitted in his papers that while his ship was sailing near Gibara on the northeast coast of Cuba, he saw a Mosque on the top of a beautiful mountain. In 1527, the Spanish explorer Panfilo de Narva’ez left Spain for the Americas.
Expressions of Islam in America by Gisela Webb. Expressions of Islam in America Gisela Webb introduces Islamic beliefs and profiles America's Muslim communities. The 1990s may be the last decade in which Islam is viewed as a "non-mainstream" religious tradition in America. At its current rate of growth, by the year 2015 Islam will be the second largest religion in the United States, following Christianity.
There are approximately four million Muslims in the United States and 650 mosques. (1) Foreign-born Muslims and their descendants constitute about two thirds of those numbers; indigenous Americans (born in America), mostly African Americans, constitute the other third. (2) Islam is already the world's second largest religion, with 900 million members--about one sixth of the world's population--living in geographic regions that include, but extend far beyond, the Middle East. Yet there is surprisingly little awareness or understanding of Islam in the American consciousness.
Islam Yesterday Audio Video MP3 Yusuf Estes. IslamTomorrow - Islam Always in Plain English - Priest and Preachers Entering Islam. Essential Dua's in Islam (Prayers, Supplications) Greeting another Muslim As salamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
Translation: May the peace of Allah descend upon you and His Mercy and Blessings. When salaam is conveyed (when some conveys salam to you on another's behalf). Alayka wa alay-his salaamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. Translation: Upon you and upon him be the peace of Allah, His mercy and blessings. Before a meal Bismillahi wa 'ala baraka-tillah. After having a meal Alham do lillah hilla-thee At Amana wa saquana waja 'alana minal Muslimeen. Dua for ZamZam (Holy Water) Allah humma Innee As alooka 'ilman naa fee-ow wa Rizq-ow waa See-ow wa Shee-faa amm min Kooll-lee daa-een.
Before wudhu (ablution) Allahumma-gh fir-lee dhan-bee wawass si'lee fi dari wa bariklee fi rizq. After wudhu. Zabihah.com - your guide to halal eating. Skeptic's Annotated Quran. IslamicFinder: Info about Islam and Muslim Mosques (Masjids), Calendar, & Prayer times. Islamic Awareness. Islam Guide: A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, Muslims, & the Quran.