Category: Stereotypes And Misconceptions

Arranged marriage is a marriage arranged by someone other than the couple getting wedded, curtailing or avoiding the process of courtship. Such marriages had deep roots in royal and aristocratic families around the world, including Europe. In Islam, woman cannot be married until her permission is obtained. This is based on clear-cut proofs from the prophetic traditions. God’s Messenger (PBUH) as having said: A woman without a husband (or divorced or a widow) must not be married until she is consulted, and a virgin must not be married until her permission is sought. They asked the Prophet of God (may…

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Woman is more emotional than man. But, if the woman cannot continue with her husband, she has the right to make her request of divorce through court and if the judge sees her reasons real, he acts on behalf of her. Finally, wife can have the right to divorce her husband if this conditioned in the marriage contract.

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Knowledge Exchange Program | Muslims Are Not Only Arabs Muslims Are Not Only Arabs Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population today is Muslims. Muslims are considered majority in almost over than fifty countries, while other groups of Muslims are clustered in minority communities on nearly every continent. While Islam is often associated with Arabs, they make up only 15% of the world’s Muslim population. The country with the largest population of Muslims is Indonesia, which is a non-Arab country. It could be sited here the world population Muslims make up 1/5 of the world’s population, with large numbers found in…

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The early Muslim community did not really have a symbol. During the time of the Prophet Muhammad, Islamic caravans and armies flew simple solid-colored flags (generally black, green, or white) for identification purposes. The crescent moon and star symbol actually pre-dates Islam by several thousand years, and wasn’t affiliated with Islam at all until the Ottoman Empire placed it on their flag.

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Muslims Do Believe In Jesus (PBUH) In Islam, Jesus or Issa (PBUH), as it is pronounced in Arabic, is the messenger of God who had been sent to guide the Children of Israel (banī isrā’īl) with a new scripture, the Injil (gospel). The Qur`an states that Jesus was born to Mary (Arabic: Maryam) in a miraculous way without any male intervention like Adam, who was created without a father or a mother. To aid him in his quest, Jesus was given the ability to perform miracles, but by the permission of God. According to Islamic texts, Jesus was neither killed…

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The Qur`an God Revelation not Copied From Christian and Jewish Sources It is interesting to know that this claim appeared in the early stages of Islam from the disbelievers of Makkah. Since the dawn of Islam, this claim has been proved to be false. Thus, many non-Muslim intellectuals tend not to discuss this issue. It is worth mentioning here that It has been addressed in the Qur`an, when they claimed that the Qur`an was taught to Muhammad (PBUH) by a man(An-Nahl) (16:103). Nevertheless, there is an old claim that Muhammad (PBUH) benefited from the Bible as claimed during the time…

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Knowledge Exchange Program | Muslims Do Not Worship A Moon-God Muslims Do Not Worship A Moon-God In mythology, a moon-god is a god or goddess associated with or symbolizing the moon. Some non-Muslims mistakenly believe that Allah is an Arab god, a moon god, or some sort of idol. Those who claim that Allah is a pagan deity, most notably the moon god, often base their claims on the fact that a symbol of the crescent moon adorns the tops of many mosques and is widely used as a symbol of Islam. Before the coming of Islam, many gods and…

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