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Welcome To Enlighten About Islam By AlexShaikh.Com
The purpose of this website is to bring people from the darkness of polytheism, idol worship, and man-made fabrications into the Divine Light of Islam. My goal is to give people a better understanding of Islam by presenting it in a clean, and practical way. [read more]

ABOUT ISLAM


A brief introduction to Islam
The word ‘Islam’ is an Arabic word which means ‘submission to the will of God’. This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word ‘salam’, which means ‘peace’. As such, the religion of…
The big questions
At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us”, and “Why are we here?” So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than…
Women in Islam vs women in Judeo-Christian
Five years ago, I read in the Toronto Star issue of July 3, 1990 an article titled “Islam is not alone in patriarchal doctrines”, by Gwynne Dyer. The article described the furious reactions of the…

Yet do they worship, besides God, things that can neither profit them nor harm them: and the disbeliever is a helper (of Evil), against his own Lord! (Quran 25:55)

CONVERTS TO ISLAM

Muhammad Ali – Cassius Clay
American boxer, Three times World Heavyweight Champion, embraced Islam in 1965. "I have had many nice moments in my life. But the feelings I had while standing on Mount Arafat (just outside Makka, Saudi Arabia)…
What drives people to convert to Islam?
There are many statistics in the media that highlight the phenomenal rate at which people are converting to Islam.  Although, the authenticity of all these sources has not been validated for the purpose of this…
Why should I convert to Islam?
Major difference between Islam and most other religions. All religions basically exhort mankind to be righteous and eschew evil. But Islam goes beyond that. It guides us towards practical ways of achieving righteousness and…
Converted by the sword of Islam!
The first few who embraced the ‘new’ religion in Mecca in the Arabian Peninsula at the hands of the Prophet were his wife Khadijah, his servant Zaid, and his eleven year old cousin Ali. Among…