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Our Prophet (pbuh) Always Favoured Peace

Our Prophet (pbuh) Always Favoured Peace

Our Prophet (pbuh) never desired war and over the years he made great efforts to spread Islam by peaceful means. He was patient in the face of severe assaults and pressure. Only when dealing with such pressure became imperative did he give permission for war, in the light of a revelation from God. He never […]

The Cruelty of Anti-Semitism Must be Stopped

From Hulagu Khan, who boasted about killing 200,000 Muslims during his violent week-long rampage in the city of Baghdad, which also resulted in the complete destruction of centuries-old heritage, to Vikings that took what they deemed desirable by force, to the modern-day Syrian regime targeting its own people, we can say that our world has […]

Why Should the Muslims and the People of the Book Act Together?

Another important fact that draws Christianity, Judaism and Islam together and necessitates them to act together is the atheist philosophies that are so influential in our time. There is also the damage caused by various radical notions that were later made a part of the three Divine religions. Among the best-known and most harmful philosophies […]

Rallying to a Common Formula

Concerning the People of the Book, God gives Muslims a command in the Qur’an; to rally to a common formula: Say, “O People of the Book! Let us rally to a common formula to be binding on both us and you: That we worship none but God; that we associate no partners with Him; that […]

Monasteries, Churches and Synagogues must Be Respected according to the Qur’an

Monasteries, Churches and Synagogues must Be Respected according to the Qur’an

Another important fact we learn from the Qur’an is that Muslims must respect Jewish and Christian places of worship. In the Qur’an, the places of worship of the People of the Book, ie. monasteries, churches and synagogues, are mentioned as places of worship protected by God. … if God had not driven some people back […]

Muslims Invite the People of the Book to the “Oneness of God”

Muslims Invite the People of the Book to the “Oneness of God”

Only argue with the People of the Book in the kindest way – except in the case of those of them who do wrong – saying, “We have faith in what has been sent down to us and what was sent down to you. Our God and your God are One and we submit to […]

The Value Placed on the People of the Book in the Qur’an

The Value Placed on the People of the Book in the Qur’an

Today all good things have been made halal [lawful] for you. And the food of those given the Book [Jews and Christians] is also halal for you and your food is halal for them. So are chaste women from among the believers and chaste women of those given the Book before you [Jews and Christians], […]

Common Beliefs and Values Shared by Muslims and the People of the Book

Common Beliefs and Values Shared by Muslims and the People of the Book

Christian and Muslim beliefs have many aspects in common. Judaism too shares many beliefs with Islam. In the Qur’an, God relates that Muslims share the same faith with the People of the Book and that they say to them “We have faith in what has been sent down to us and what was sent down […]