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Q45: Why do Muslims only marry their cousins /within their community?

Nowadays, people often marry others from all over the world. This includes interracial marriages (between people of different ethnicity) and inter religious marriages (between people of different religions). This seems to be somewhat less within the Muslim community, so some people might wonder why this is the case and why cousin marriages are still quite… Continue reading Q45: Why do Muslims only marry their cousins /within their community?

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Q35: Does the Quran suggest that people should follow Christianity?

When reading the Quran in detail, people will realise that Isa (Jesus) PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him) is mentioned more often than the Prophet Mohammed PBUH. In fact, the word “Isa” is mentioned 25 times while the name “Mohammed” is mentioned only 4 times. Likewise, there is no mention in the Quran of any of… Continue reading Q35: Does the Quran suggest that people should follow Christianity?

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Q31: Why are Muslim women not allowed to work and only confined to the house?

This is not strictly true and I will try to explain why and give some examples. Please keep in mind that this is a very broad and debatable topic with different opinions. However, I will try to give some insight into this topic giving both reasons for and against women working.   In Islam, certain… Continue reading Q31: Why are Muslim women not allowed to work and only confined to the house?

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Q27: Why are Muslims not patriotic towards the non-Muslim countries that they are living in?

Some people seem to think that many Muslims are not patriotic towards non-Muslim countries that they are living in and /or are anti national. Part of the reason for this may be because many people think that Muslims seek refuge in Western countries that help them more than Muslim countries and /or because they do… Continue reading Q27: Why are Muslims not patriotic towards the non-Muslim countries that they are living in?

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Q26: Why are Muslims so dishonest and why do they keep cheating?

There is no doubt that Muslims are not perfect and that there are Muslims who cheat and do dishonest things. However, it is important to keep in mind that there is good and bad in every society and there is always a difference between what the religion teaches and what the followers of the religion… Continue reading Q26: Why are Muslims so dishonest and why do they keep cheating?