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

Jewish and Muslim Prayer Traditions

While prayer is, unfortunately, becoming a lost art in many parts of the world, it is as essential to human nature as the quest for God Himself. It is therefore not surprising...

The Islamic Solution to World Hunger

By Shazia Sohail While there are many factors that contribute to poverty in the Third World the major ones are easy to spot. Firstly, wealth is concentrated, mostly in the form of...

Tolerance – Its Importance in Social Life

By Junaid Ahmad Waraich, Pakistan Society is formed by groups of individuals who possess different elements that make them human. We all have our unique characteristics and...

What is the Spirit? An Islamic Perspective

  By Mubasher Ahmad, M.A., LL.B. In the Arabic language in which the Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (sa), there are two words commonly used for human life....

Spiritualism or Organized Religion

By Rabia Salim As a parent and now a teacher, a term that I have come across a lot in the classroom over the last five years is mindfulness, and it makes me think of yoga and...

Spirituality and Prophethood

By Amtul Kafi Yadullah Bhunnoo Spirituality is “the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things”(1). Prophethood is a...

Who Will Defeat the Dajjal and How?

The Holy Prophet (sa) describes a man in the following Hadith (saying): “By the One who owns my soul, it is nigh, of a certainty, that the son of Mary will appear among you....

Could You Get Possessed?

We all catch common cold, flu, and other infections. Many of us get a flu shot every year for prevention, as bacteria and viruses are ubiquitous and all around us and the fear is...

False Prophets in Jewish Literature

In Jewish religious literature a true prophet is a spiritually elevated person who is commanded by God to convey His message to the people that they should obey His commandments...

Book Review: Criterion for Religions

The Criterion for Religions is a small book of 38 pages written by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian (as), the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, in 1895. Its Urdu title is Mi‘yarul...