The Messenger of God lived in an age that well-manner had been long forgotten and in a place in which daughters were subject to infanticide. You will have an idea of their well-manner, by only looking at the way they spoke. At that time of the history, a child called his father by name; like … Continue reading How Would You Describe the Moral Transformation of the Prophet’s Companions After the Advent of Islam?
In this time of sexual permissiveness and sexual scandals within certain religious and social circles, some people are claiming that polygamy is a social evil. Why, they ask, did Prophet Muhammad practice it? Some critics of Islam have reviled the Prophet as a self-indulgent libertine. They have accused him of character failings that are hardly … Continue reading Polygamy
Some critics of Islam have reviled the Prophet as a self-indulgent libertine. They have accused him of character failings that are hardly compatible with being of average virtue, let alone with being a Prophet and God’s last Messenger, as well as the best model for humanity to follow. However, based on the easily available scores … Continue reading Why Was the Prophet Polygamous?
Prophet Muhammad’s entire life proves his Messengership and foretells his Prophethood. Consider the following facts: The extraordinary events on the night of his birth, the different character he displayed even as a child, and the meaningful signs people of insight observed on him all meant that he would undertake a great mission. Prior to his … Continue reading Prophet Muhammad’s (Pbuh) Life
People usually consider their own occupations as more important, necessary, beneficial to social life, and harder than others. However, although every occupation has some degree of difficulty and social use, educating people is far more difficult and more necessary for a healthy social life. Raising really educated people requires true educators who have clear goals. … Continue reading His Achievements
If a man’s universally admired accomplishments, wealth, and fame do not change him, and he remains as humble as he was at the beginning of his career, this shows an impressive strength of character, morality, and virtue. Despite his unparalleled achievements, which force even non-Muslims and atheists to consider him the greatest person of all … Continue reading The Last Prophet’s Character and High Morality
God creates every community of beings with a purpose and a guide or a leader. It is inconceivable that God Almighty, Who gave bees a queen, ants a leader, and birds and fish each a guide, would leave us without Prophets to guide us to spiritual, intellectual, and material perfection. Although we can find God … Continue reading Prophethood and the Last Prophet
When we study the Qur’an’s words, styles, and meanings even superficially, we notice immediately that it is unique. So, in rank and worth it is either below—even Satan cannot claim this, nor does he conceive of it—or above all other books. Since it is above, it must be the Word of God. The Qur’an declares: … Continue reading The Qur’an Proves the Last Prophet
A hadith says: “There is a reward as much as that of 100 martyrdoms for one who adheres to my Sunna when my community is spoiled.” Technically, Sunna refers to the way the Prophet lived. In particular, it refers to the ways and practices he wished Muslims to follow, and to all actions and norms … Continue reading What is the Sunna’s Role Today?
Prophethood is the highest rank and honor that a man can receive from God. It proves the superiority of that man’s inner being over all others. A Prophet is like a branch arching out from the Divine to the human realm. He is the very heart and tongue of creation. He possesses a supreme intellect … Continue reading What is the role of Prophethood and of Prophets?