Shirk: Its Meaning and Punishment in Islam?

Committing shirk is the greatest major sin. Why? What is shirk? What does Allah say about it in the Qur’an? What is the punishment for those who commit shirk?

Islam and the Meaning of Deen

To accept only Allah as the Lord of reward and punishment, covet no reward, fear no punishment, except His…. Islam is the name of this deen.

How Do We Know the True Religion?

There are many religions in the world, and each one claims to be the one and only true religion. Each religion is supposed to have come from God for the right guidance of man.

A New Muslim and a True Change of Heart

Can just the uttering of verbal pledge transform one from kufr to iman, or guarantee a change of heart, thoughts or behavior? If not, how then does one’s heart get the message of Islam?