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Tolerance in Qur’an

Forgive and show indulgence to them!  (Qur’an, 2:109) Among various prolific misconceptions concerning the religion of Islam, one cannot miss the oft-quoted “Kill them wherever you find them,” characterization of religious intolerance in the Qur’an. This bloodthirsty depiction of Islam is far, far from the truth. Yet, with so much media attention shone on “Muslim…

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Some Misappropriations of Quranic Verses

by David Dakake Islamic Research Institute Washington, D.C.   In this synopsis we shall discuss two verses that have received much “air time” in the post 9/11 media environment. [1] The first verse appears in chapter 5, verse 51 of the Quran and says, according to the most common English translations: O, you who believe…

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Does the Qur’an Advocate Violence

by Mohamed Elmasry “You shall destroy all the peoples … showing them no pity.” (7: 16) “… All the people present there shall serve you as forced labour.” (20:12) “… You shall put all its males to the sword. You may, however, take as your booty the women, the children, the livestock, and everything in…

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Sister Sr. Aneesah Nadir is Director of Social Services for the Arizona Muslim Family Health and Social Services in Tempe, Az

Saving Our Muslim Youth

An Interview with a Muslim social worker About Saving Muslim Youth Sr. Aneesah Nadir is Director of Social Services for the Arizona Muslim Family Health and Social Services in Tempe. Sr. Amber Rehman of Sound Vision interviewed Sr. Aneesah for Radio Islam and has transcribed this interview with her about the social issues and problems…

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ASIC Condemns Terrorism

In the Name of G-D, THE MERCIFUL BENEFACTOR, THE MERCIFUL REDEEMER As Salaam Islamic Center of Raleigh joined The Fiqh Council of North America, National Muslim Organizations and Imams to reaffirm Islam’s absolute condemnation of terrorism and religious extremism.   Islam strictly condemns religious extremism and the use of violence against innocent lives. There is…

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What is Al-Islam and who are the Muslims?

Al Islam Refocused – The Guiding Light

What is Al Islam? Who are the Muslims?  Imam Oliver Muhammed, Associate Imam of the As Salaam Islamic Center in Raleigh, welcomes you to view the first video show entitled Al Islam Refocused, the Guiding Light.  The intent of the show is to bring clear information regarding the religion of Al Islam.  This first show…

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