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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 



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




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.