So You want to go to the Mosque!

Originally posted on American Muslim Convert:
As salam alaikum friends! As per request of a lovely sister, my second blog for today is about what to expect before during and after going to the mosque or masjid. Going to the masjid (mosque) is a very spiritual occasion. There’s nothing like the feeling of being in…

Diversity – Women Clothing #2 – The Burqa Ban

I was just wondering, what is your opinion? Is it right that the burqa and other forms of hijab are being banned in some European countries? This Italian minister clearly doesn’t see any point in doing so. (More information about this laws will be posted here tomorrow) Related blogs: – Diversity – Women clothing – … Continue reading

Daily quote – The 22th of March

”O you who believe, let not people laugh at people, for they may be better than them, nor let women laugh at women, as they may be better than them. Do not find fault with your own people, nor call one another by nick-names. Evil is a bad name after faith, whoever changes not is … Continue reading

Diversity – Women Clothing

As promised I will now tell you something about clothing: one of my favorite and, if you ask me, most interesting subjects we have discussed in class. Everytime we came across this, a lively debate was started on how clothing influence the morale and behavior of the people wearing it. I will first give you some … Continue reading

National Geographic Photography – Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar

One of the most beautiful pictures on published today on National Geographic’s Photography website, which is a great source of inspiration and admiration. This picture shows the light shining through at the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar. Once you start looking at it, you will notice what the effect is. After a couple of … Continue reading

Diversity

So, time for a new starting point. Of course there are a lot of things that people within the Arab world share, but there are major differences as well and these are very fascinating if you ask me. Some examples of what I am planning to write about when it comes to this: – clothing: … Continue reading

Unity – Qu’ran and Hadith

The Qu’ran and the Hadith are the most imporant scriptures in muslim faith. As promised in my first blog, I will try to cover the basics of them both in this thirth blog on the subject of unity. The Qu’ran is the most famous and well-known source of inspiration for muslims all over the world. … Continue reading

Unity – Prophets

As promised in my latest blog on the subject of unity, I will now adress the subjects of prophets as they are present within islam. In total, islam recognises a huge number of prophets, including Christ, Adam and David, who plays a very imporant part in jewish faith as well. This is not so surprising, … Continue reading

Unity – One God

As said before in this blog, the faith in one God and one God only is an important element that unites all muslims around the world. I will therefore give a brief explanation on when and where this faith found its beginning. Mohammed is the one person who built the foundations of this new religion. … Continue reading

Tedx – a great way to learn

Listen to the interesting presentation of journalist and writer Mustafa Akyol about faith versus tradition in Islam.

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