Something to reflect upon in our present age of junk food?
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Many Muslims think anything associated with pigs is haram, e.g. cartoon characters, story book characters, fairy tales with pigs in them, even saying the word 'pig' or it's equivalents in any language! When did the average Muslim become so ignorant of the message of Allah SWT to our Human Family, namely,…Read more Peppa Pig haram (forbidden) in Islam?
QUESTION: If Adam and Hawwa (Eve), peace be upon them, ate wheat, could bread be the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge?
A popular misconception is that the "forbidden fruit" was an apple, neither the Qur'an or the Bible substantiate this claim. As for what the fruit was, no one really knows but some popular candidates proposed by scholars are the pomegranate, fig, grape, citron, and even wheat. Ironically the latter, which isn't even a fruit, may well…Read more What was the “Forbidden Fruit” in the Garden of Eden?
Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, is reported in hadith to have prophesied the emergence of someone he referred to as the "dajjal". The meaning of the word 'dajjal' comes from the Arabic expression "dajjala al-ba'eer (he smeared the camel)", referring to a practice where dishonest traders used to cover a sick camel with tar…Read more What is Real?