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    • Top Arabic Language Educational Books Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Books and tapes to help you learn the Arabic language at your own pace, in the privacy of your own home.
    • Islamic Marriage Created: Friday, April 24, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      In Islam, marriage is a social and legal relationship intended to strengthen and extend family relationships. Islamic marriage begins with a search for an appropriate partner, and ends with an agr...
    • Heaven in the Quran Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      How is Heaven (jannah) described in the Quran?
    • The Islamic Marriage Contract Created: Friday, April 24, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The Islamic marriage contract must contain certain elements in order to meet Islamic legal requirements." itemprop="description"> Thursday, March 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The holy book of Islam is called the Quran. Learn all about the history of the Quran, its themes and organization, language and translations, and how it is to be read and handled.
    • Top Top Books About Muslim Women Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Learn more about women in the faith of Islam: their lives, struggles, rights, hopes, and realities.
    • Halal Eating and Drinking Created: Saturday, December 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Muslims follow a set of dietary laws which are outlined in the Qur'an. Everything is permitted (halal), except what God specifically prohibited (haram). Muslims do not consume pork or alcohol, an...
    • Imam Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      What is the meaning and role of the imam in Islam? The imam leads Islamic worship services, but may also take on a larger role in providing community support and spiritual advice.
    • Steps to an Islamic Divorce Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Divorce is permitted in Islam as a last resort if it is not possible to continue a marriage. Certain steps need to be taken to ensure that all options have been exhausted and both parties are treat...
    • A Church in Saudi Arabia? Created: Thursday, March 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Negotiations are underway between Saudi Arabia and the Vatican, about the possibility of opening the first Christian church in the Kingdom. To date, Islam is the only religion permitted to be worsh...
    • Biography of the Prophet Muhammad's Later Life Created: Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      A timeline of the later life of the Prophet Muhammad, the last prophet of Islam, from the time of his call to prophethood. Includes information about the response to his call to prophethood, the mi...
    • What do the words of the adhan mean in English? Created: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Translation and transliteration of the Islamic call to prayer (adhan) in English.
    • Hajj Information Created: Monday, October 29, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Information about the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, the Hajj, with links to further resources.
    • Muslim Names for Boys Created: Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Giving your child a meaningful name is one of the first duties of parenthood. Find out how to choose a Muslim baby name for your newborn son.
    • Islamic Phrases: Insha'Allah Created: Monday, October 08, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Why do Muslims often say. Islam.
    • Rightly-Guided Caliphs Created: Thursday, March 24, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Profiles of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs of Islam, who took over leadership of the Muslim community after the death of the Prophet Muhammad." itemprop="description" Friday, May 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Is cigarette smoking forbidden in Islam? What are the dangers of smoking, to your health and your deen (religion)?
    • Learn How to Pray Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn how to perform the Islamic daily prayers using the internet and multimedia." itemprop="description"> Monday, August 25, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Muslims pray five formal prayers daily. What is one to do if a prayer is missed due to lack of time or place to pray? Can the prayers be made up at a later time, or does it automatically count as...
    • Muslim Baby Names Created: Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Giving your child a meaningful name is one of the first duties of parenthood. Find out how to choose a Muslim baby name for your newborn.
    • What does the Quran say about Jesus? Created: Saturday, November 29, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Quotations about Jesus from Islam's holy text, the Quran.
    • Islamic Birth Rites Created: Friday, May 06, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Upon the birth of a child, certain rites are common among Muslims such as reciting the call to prayer, circumcision, and breastfeeding the child.
    • The Ka'aba Created: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Description and history of the Ka'aba, the cube structure in Makkah that is the center of the Muslim world.
    • At what age are Muslim girls expected to start wearing the hijab? Created: Thursday, June 03, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      At what age are Muslim girls expected to start wearing the hijab, or Islamic headcovering?
    • Top Myths About Islam Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Islam is a widely-misundertood religion. Those who are unfamiliar with the faith often have misunderstandings about its teachings and practices. Common misconceptions include that Muslims worship...
    • What is Jihad? Created: Friday, December 08, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What is the meaning of "jihad" from an Islamic point of view?
    • How is Eid al-Fitr Celebrated? Created: Monday, October 31, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world have a joyous three-day celebration called Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of Fast-Breaking).
    • Islamic Funeral Rites Created: Thursday, March 25, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Description of Islamic funeral rites, including care for the dying, funeral prayers, burial, and mourning." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Fitr in 2013?
    • Juz' 30 of the Quran Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Details and description of the last or 30th juz' (section) of the Quran, which is often called Juz' Amma.
    • Islamic Clothing Glossary Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Muslims generally observe modest dress, but the variety of styles and colors have various names depending on the country. Here is a glossary of the most common names of Islamic clothing for both m...
    • Makkah Visitors Guide Created: Sunday, September 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Visitor guide to Makkah (Mecca), Saudi Arabia, with a list of religious and historical sites to visit

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