Religious Concepts Articles covering a wide range of Islamic and religious topics.

Editorial

What is social justice? This question has several different aspects: social, economic, political, religious, and legal. A General Assembly resolution of the United Nations...

Treatment of Neighbors

Giving is better than receiving. This adage has been around for a long time, and everyone, no matter what religion, race, or nationality they are, is familiar with it. Yet many...

Editorial

The Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (sa), lived an exemplary life not only for his followers but also as a role model on a universal scale for all humanity. He was an orphan at...

Book Review: Murder in the Name of Allah

Written by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Khalifatul-Masih IV (rh) Reviewed by Rameen Tahir The book Murder in the Name of Allah (1), written by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad,...

Prophethood and Khilafat: Helping to Secure God’s Promised Peace

The ultimate reward promised by God for a devout Muslim is to rest in peace in the everlasting paradise of the Hereafter. God states in the Holy Qur’an that His faithful...

In Search of Universal Peace

Peace is one of the most natural and innate desires every human being is endowed with. Even a newborn yearns for peace and security instinctively and is blessed with the provision...

Establishing Peace and Justice

Peace and justice are terms that were coined to define the state of being at tranquility and having an appropriate response to behaviors. The two terms often parallel each other...

Remaining Patient and Steadfast During Trials

There are times when misfortune and conflicts test us as human beings. Trials and tribulations are known to shape current matters and future realities. It is through experiencing...

Charity In the Way of God

Humans are known to be generous, cooperative, and altruistic beings. We help strangers even at a cost to ourselves. Islam, being a faith of nature, emphasizes generosity, which...

Staying Away from Committing Sin

The human soul has a natural affinity towards its Creator. Love for its Master is inculcated in the soul. Worldly pursuits and influences may dampen the longing to see its Lord,...