Islam

Letter: The greatest Prophet of all

The Jakarta Post In reference to Mr. Aries Musnandar’s letter “The History of Abrahamic religions” published in The Jakarta Post on May 16, allow me to share my views. There is nowhere in the Koran that mentions that Muhammad (peace be upon him) was the last prophet and that there is […]

Islamic fashion

The regular misconception is that Islamic clothes for women are based on ‘old-fashioned’ principles. The truth is that Islamic outfits, whilst being necessarily ‘modest, ‘ does not need to sacrifice elegance, dignity and trend. While common approaches to such clothing may have actually added to this perception, there are a […]

Brad Pitt: Religious upbringing was ‘stifling’

Filmmaker Terrence Malick’s latest, “The Tree of Life,” has been alternately described as a “tone poem” delving into issues about faith, family and forgiveness and a “coming of age story about the universe,” so it’s understandable that Monday’s Cannes press event got a little heavy. The movie tells the story […]

Multilingual site on Sunnah starts today

By YOUSUF MUHAMMAD | ARAB NEWS Published: May 23, 2011 01:00 Updated: May 23, 2011 01:00 MADINAH: Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Dawah, Call and Guidance Saleh bin Abdul Aziz Al-Shaikh will launch on Monday a special website for the Holy Prophet’s Sunnah. The function will be at the location […]

Where is Jesus? The Case of the Missing Messiah

By Qasim Rashid The case of the missing Messiah is a mystery that has intrigued countless minds through the ages. Pope Innocent III predicted Christ’s return and doomsday in 1284. William Miller made his call in October, 1844. Alexander Dowie launched his campaign at the turn of the 20th century. Edgar […]