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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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Six Questions About Islam, Muslims and Jews


The French Ban on Islamic Headscarf




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.