Islam

Islam is a global religion based on the teachings of the Qur’an, a collection of passages proclaimed by Muhammad as divinely-inspired by a monotheistic God over the course of his 23-year career as a prophet in western Arabia in the 7th century. Soon after Muhammad’s death, the state he founded rapidly grew from its base in the Arabian Peninsula to North Africa and Europe in the west and southwestern Asia in the east. Though many people often c... View more

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02/23/2017

INSIDE IRAQ: Lasting Effects of Trump’s Travel Ban

As I sit here in Erbil, I know we all deserve far better national security strategies that exercise caution, protect the lives of vulnerable indivi...
09/02/2015
06/22/2016

The Struggles Of A Ramadan Fast (In A Non-Muslim Office)

Life becomes a literal hunger game when you’re fasting for Ramadan in a non-Muslim office.
03/06/2017

8 Things You Can Do To Welcome the Refugee Christ

Refugees want what we all want–life and liberty, and maybe just the tiniest possibility of pursuing happiness.
03/14/2017

Jews, Muslims and holy envy

Judaism and Islam have more in common with each other, in terms of our life rhythms and structures, than either has in common with Christianity.
01/04/2017

Make a Difference this 2017 (Write your letter at tahil@aidemocracy.org today!)

This letter was sent to mosques in Southern California, including my neighboring Islamic Center of Claremont. I have been working with secular huma...
12/26/2015

A Christmas Surprise (Sufi Artists play Christmas Carols)

Tradtional Sufi Muslim musicians play traditional Christmas Carols in show of love.
10/28/2015

Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies – Doha, Qatar

This breath-taking religious complex is as much an architectural wonder as it is a place of sacred worship. The building includes a mosque, a space...
03/07/2017

Muslim Ban, Women’s Rights and “Honor Killings”

Understanding Victims' Intersecting Identities
10/15/2015

Hijri New Year

Hijri is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. In addition, the Hijri is also the day on which the year count is increme...
05/05/2015

Muhammad Frieze (U.S. Supreme Court)

The Prophet of Islam is depicted holding the Qur’an. The Qur’an provides the primary source of Islamic Law. Prophet Muhammad’s teachings explain an...
10/21/2015

Two Minutes With... A Muslim

A discussion with a representative from the Muslim organization Sound Vision at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions.
12/05/2015

The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority

In the debut of Reality Check, Ben Shapiro takes on Ben Affleck and the myth that only a tiny minority of Muslims worldwide are radical.
02/21/2017

Sally Quinn & Reza Aslan Discuss his new CNN show "Believer"

Reza Aslan shares the powerful experiences he had on his latest project, CNN's "Believer"; discusses his personal religious practice, Islam; and op...
07/18/2016

Islam: My Life, My Religion- BBC Documentary

Journey with Sara through her life as a young Muslim girl. An interesting documentary explaining principles of Islam, and how the Muslim world wors...
09/15/2014

How I Became Muslim & The Road Ahead // With Imam Suhaib Webb

How I Became Muslim & The Road Ahead // With Imam Suhaib Webb
10/21/2015

Two Minutes With... A Multi-Faith Person

A discussion with Nazanin Zahra Angoshtari, an independent participant at the Parliament and practitioner of several different religious traditions.
09/05/2014

[Urdu] The Exemplary Ahmadi Muslim

[Urdu] The Exemplary Ahmadi Muslim
03/02/2016

Every Choice That We Make Says Whose Side That We Are On

A Defense of THE TRUE GOD'S HOLINESS and A Call For Righteous Indignation at the Blasphemous Behavior Toward YHVH by Comedian like Mr. Steve Harvey...
09/12/2014

The Muslim Greeting

The Muslim Greeting
09/12/2014

Shaking Hands In The Muslim World

Shaking Hands In The Muslim World
03/24/2017

5 Things to Know & Share About the Annunciation

Christians celebrate the Angel Gabriel's announcement of Jesus' birth to Mary on March 25.
03/06/2017

Crossing the Faith Divide, With Technology

The time is right for thinking differently about how and where people find meaning in their lives--and how to use technology to form better bonds w...
02/17/2017

Why I Was a Human Shield to Protect Muslims

Fighting for what’s right is a spiritual duty; to stand in solidarity with all those who feel marginalized is an obligation.
09/14/2014

Debate with Muslim Apologist Nadir Ahmed

Debate with Muslim Apologist Nadir Ahmed

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