Daily quote – June the 8th

”Death will overtake you wherever you may be, even in high towers.” – Quran 4:78

Religion in Rome

Rome is the city of the Catholic faith. Here’s some pictures… how about the similarity with muslim women clothing?

National Geographic Photography – Western Wall, Jerusalem

I have always been fascinated by Israel and Jerusalem in particular. I have no idea when and why this fascination started. What I do know is that Israel is one of the most interesting places on earth. Since I’m someone who loves  to read about other cultures, religions and habits as well as history, Israel … Continue reading

(Mentally) packing for Rome

As you might have noticed, I will visit Rome in about three weeks. I will spend eight days there with my schoolmates, since we’re  all attending grammar school and have studied Latin for five years now. Since there will be a strict program to  follow on this excursion, there won’t be much spare time to … Continue reading

To wear or not to wear – That’s the question

Daily quote – April the 6th – On Arab influence in Western Europe

”To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.” – Carroll Quigley   As some of you might know, the Arab influence in Spain and Portugal was really big. The most famous example of Arab heritage left in Spain is the Alhambra in Granada, a beautiful … Continue reading

Pillars of faith

Hey there! As you might know, the Islam faith has five basic principles that are very important for muslims. These principles are called the pillars. If you want to know more about the first pillar, the shahadah (the declaration of belief in God), please click on this link. This blog has been written by americanmuslimconvert.wordpress.com, … Continue reading

Diversity – Men clothing #1

Suprisingly, not only women wear clothes. Men do too! They do so in various different ways, according to their religion, education, etc. I will try to describe the most common clothing men wear today in the Arab world. Thawb: The thawb (thaub, thobe) is the traditional Arab clothing for men. It is most commonly worn … Continue reading

Daily quote – March the 31th

“Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant. That makes what’s going on in the world really bizarre.” – Steve Earle

Daily quote – March the 30th

”The goal behind sending Prophets and revealing scriptures is to establish justice among people, from the rights of God and the rights of His creation.” – Ibn Taymiyyah

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