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 Islam: A Scientific View of God's Message to Humanity

 

By Hassan Ali El-Najjar

 

1440 / 2019

 

Table of Contents

 

Part I. Introduction: Basic Information

 

1. Islam: A Brief Introduction 

 

2. Three Levels of Faith: Islam, Iman, and I'hsan

3. The Scientific Evidence That God Exists and the Holy Qur'an Is His Message to Humanity

4.  Creation and Evolution in the Holy Quran

 

5. Humans, As God's Caliphs on Earth

 

6. Adam's Contest With the Angels, and Getting Out of Paradise

 

7. Worshippers By Choice Or Forced Slaves?

 

8. The Relationship Between the Spiritual and the Physical in Islamic Teachings

 

9. Spirit, , Soul, Mind , Self, and Happiness from an Islamic Perspective

 

10. Heart-Mind Relationship in the Holy Qur'an

 

Part II. Islam: The Five Pillars of the Faith Structure

 

11. Proclamation of Faith

 

12. Performing Islamic Prayers

 

13. Giving Zakah (Charity)

 

14. Fasting and Ramadhan, Great Gifts from Allah to Muslims

 

15. Haj, Pilgrimage, the Fifth Pillar of Islam

 

Part III. Iman: Allah, His Angels, Messengers, Messages, Last Day, Qada and Qadar

 

16. Allah, As He Described Himself in the Holy Quran 

 

17. Angels

 

18. Noo'h, Noah, in the Holy Quran  

 

19. Ibrahim, Abraham, in the Holy Quran

 

20. Moussa, Moses, in the Holy Quran

 

21. 'Eissa, Jesus Christ, in the Holy Quran  

 

22. Muhammed in the Holy Quran

 

23. Prophet Muhammed's Night Journey and Ascent to Heavens, Al-Issra Wal Mi'raj

 

24. The Last Day, The Hour, Resurrection, Reckoning, and Judgment

 

25. God's Precise Measurement and His Just Decree, Al-Qadar Wal Qadha

 

Part IV. I'hsan: Watching Allah in Speech and Deeds

 

1. Introduction to Islamic Law, Shari'a: Part I, Prohibition and Don't Do Commands in the Holy Quran 

 

2. The No (La) Commands

 

3. The Imperative Commands 

 

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Articles with Islamic perspective, written in response to questions from readers:

 

We Are All Responsible for the Wellbeing of Society

 

Are Muslim women second-class citizens

 

Five Islamic Issues

 

Food Islamic Rules and Teachings

 

Islamic issues

 

Six Questions About Islam, Muslims and Jews

 

The French Ban on Islamic Headscarf

 

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About the Author and the Book:
 
* The author of this book has a Ph.D. in Sociology and a Masters degree in Cultural Anthropology. He was born in Gaza, Palestine in 1369 Hijriya (1950) but he has been living in the United States since 1986.
 
The authentic Quran Arabic text is used as a reference for the translation of the meanings of the Quran verses, particularly from www.tanzil.net.
 
The works of the three renowned Islamic scholars Al-Tabari, Al-Qurtubi, and Ibn Katheer, have been used throughout the chapters of this book, as these are the most credited interpretations of the Holy Quran, for their use of 'Hadith, companions' interpretations, and their thorough knowledge of the Arabic language.

 

  ( 61: 8).  

 

They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah will perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it (Al-Saff, 61: 8).

 

 

 

Opinions expressed in various sections are the sole responsibility of their authors and they may not represent Dalton Islamic Center.

 

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