"Hello?... Mr...? Mr....?" A foreign voice called "Erh... Where am I?!" Frank, an American English teacher said while lying on the floor "You are in Al Salman!" “Where’s that?!” “In Iraq!” "OH MY GOD! ARE YOU SERIOUS?! How did I end up in Iraq?!" Frank sat up suddenly and looking around to find himself… Continue reading The American Hostage
Throughout history many people have kept beards in all parts of the world as far back as the Ancient Greeks, Ancient Egyptians and Babylonians and that was not a problem at all, although there were of course people who did not keep beards as well such as various Roman emperors. It is only in fairly… Continue reading Q48: Why do Muslims keep beards?
In many parts of the world, people drink alcohol and they are brought up in environments where drinking alcohol is part of the culture, such as in the UK where they have a “pub” culture and in France, which is famous for its wines. Some of them also mention that they only drink on… Continue reading Q41: Why do Muslims not drink alcohol?
The Prophet PBUH was the final prophet and messenger as his message for the whole of mankind. It is mentioned in the Quran: مَّا كَانَ مُحَمَّدٌ أَبَا أَحَدٍ مِّن رِّجَالِكُمْ وَلَٰكِن رَّسُولَ اللَّهِ وَخَاتَمَ النَّبِيِّينَ ۗ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمًا Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he… Continue reading Q40: How can Muslims claim that the Prophet PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him) was sent to the whole of mankind when many people have not heard of him?
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?