Responses to misunderstood things in Islam

#13 - Who Practices Polygamy?

A historical view of polygamy and Islam's position

by Mary Ali

#18 - Jihad Explained

The Arabic word "jihad" means struggling or striving and applies to any effort exerted

by M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.

#33 - Islam, Jihad, and Terrorism

Jihad: one of the most misunderstood concepts in Islam

by M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.

Jihad: Interpretation and Exceptionalism

How most people in the U.S. perceive Islam, and the way in which Islam—in particular, its scripture, the Quran—deals with the concept of jihad.

Was Ayesha A Six-Year-Old Bride?

The Ancient Myth Exposed

by T.O. Shanavas

What Was Ayesha's Age?

What Was The Age of Ummul Mo'mineen Ayesha (May Allah be pleased with her) When She Married To Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?

(Courtesy of weloveallah@yahoogroups.com)

Violence in Islam?

“Fight in the way of Allah against those who fight against you, but begin not hostilities. Lo! Allah loves not aggressors.”

by M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.

Demystifying the Fatwa

Fatwa, like other borrowed Arabic terms, carries an assumed meaning, is draped in mystery, and leads to misunderstanding.

by Dr. Maher Hathout

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