How to Acquire Knowledge of God?

How does one acquire knowledge of and belief in God, His Attributes, His Law and the Day of Judgment?

The True Muslim between Islam and Iman

How iman (faith) is related to Islam? Who is the Muslim, and who is the mu’min? Is there Islam without faith? What makes a Muslim true and staunch?

Islam’s Code of Life: Between Faith and Obedience

Islam means obedience to God. And it is common sense that this obedience cannot be complete unless man knows certain basic facts of life and places firm faith in them.

What Does It Mean to Believe in Allah? (Part Two)

As He is One in His Lordship without any partner, He is also One in His servitude. What does it mean to believe in Allah’s servitude? What are the principles of believing in His Names?

Praying on Time: Between Deep Faith & Fashionable Identity

Anywhere on earth prayer can be performed. An American Muslim sister tells her experience with prayer and how she made and felt the balance…

Zakah: Great Wisdom and Many Reasons

Now a Muslim, why am I obliged to pay zakah? Why has it been prescribed at all? If it is about charity, shouldn’t I have the choice to give it or not?

How to Spend the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

Ramadan is coming to a close, but we still have a chance to make use of it during the last few nights and days….

Ramadan’s First Night: Open the Gates of Blessings

What virtues does the first night of Ramadan have? At whom will Allah look in that blessed night? Why? What did the Prophet say about it?

Sadaqah: Its Virtues and Benefits in Qur’an and Sunnah

What is the difference between zakah and sadaqah? What are the benefits of sadaqah? How does it impact the giver and the whole society?

What Does It Mean to Believe in Allah? (Part One)

Allah created all of mankind to have belief in Him (their Creator). What is the evidence to that? What does it mean to believe in Allah?