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Religion of Islam

The Prophet’s kindness to animals

When we mention the religion of Islam, often the first word that comes to mind is peace. The word Islam is derived from the infinitive ‘sa-la’ma’ which also is the root for the word salam, which means peace. Islam is a way of life that promotes peace, dignity, respect, tolerance, justice and mercy and all of these qualities are tempered with serenity (calmness) that comes from submission to God. Perhaps the greatest of these qualities is mercy. It is one of the overriding themes throughout the Qur’an.


The rediscovery of Islam by Muslims and its global impact

By P.K. Abdul Ghafour | ArabNews | Jeddah | 6 May 2012

There is a new Islamic awakening all over the world and Muslims are slowly returning to their roots, said the editor in chief of Radiance Islamic weekly of India.


Living for the hereafter

By Nawar Fakhry Ezzi  | 04 May 2012

As Muslims, our birth and death mark the beginning and end of our journey in this life, where we are supposed to prepare ourselves for the hereafter. "Preparation" is a bit debatable though since some Muslims believe that building this earth, "worldly" knowledge, and enjoying life in general take away from our "preparation time", which is supposed to be completely dedicated to actions of worship and learning religious studies.


Muslims more religious than others, experts say

By Richard Allen Greene
 Source: CNN /Dec. 6/2011

Every religion has its true believers and its doubters, its pious and its pragmatists, but new evidence suggests that Muslims tend to be more committed to their faith than other believers.


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