In the Quran, stories about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ (called 'Isa in Arabic) are abundant. He is considered to be a great prophet and messenger of God. But you won't read about his death and resurrection, because Muslims don't believe that it happened.
What exactly is the point of this celebration of practical jokes and hoaxes? It seems to have started in 16th century France, when they switched to the Gregorian calendar and changed the date of their New Year. Read More from the Urban Legends Expert
For high school students planning to attend university in North America, this is a busy time of year. Most students have heard back now about their college applications, and face the decision of where to attend. University life is quite a change for many young adults. This is true for Muslim students as well, especially those who will be living away from family and community for the first time. For support, see:
Muslim College Life
Muslim Student Associations
College Life Q&A
Spring is here, and wedding season is upon us! If you're invited to the wedding of a Muslim couple, you may not know what to expect. There are some common Islamic traditions relating to marriage, and then wedding parties also incorporate various cultural traditions as well.
Islamic Marriage Customs
Wedding Party Customs from Around the World