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 Islam: God's Message of Guidance to Humanity

 

By Hassan Ali El-Najjar

 

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 in the Holy Qur'an

 

5. Humans, As God's Caliphs on Earth

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10. Worshippers By Choice Or Forced Slaves?

 

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

 

1. Proclamation of Faith

 

2. Performing Islamic Prayers

 

3. Giving Zakah (Charity)

 

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

 

5. Haj, Pilgrimage, the Fifth Pillar of Islam

 

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

 

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

 

2. Angels

 

3. Noo'h, Noah, in the Holy Quran  

 

4. Ibrahim, Abraham, in the Holy Quran

 

5. Moussa, Moses, in the Holy Quran

 

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

 

7. Muhammed in the Holy Quran

 

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

 

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

 

10. 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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Dr. Hassan Ali El-Najjar is a native speaker of Arabic. He has a Ph.D. in Sociology and a Masterís degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Georgia, USA. He is also the Editor of the Dalton Islamic Center Website.

 

 

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

editor@daltonislamiccenter.org