Browsing articles from "July, 2012"
Jul
31
2012

Islam and labor

For one thing, Islam sees the relationship between employers and employees as a “brotherhood.” It is not a paternalistic relationship nor a patron-client relationship, but one of equals where each has responsibilities to the other. The Prophet Muhammad reportedly said: “Your employees are your brothers upon whom Allah has given you authority, so if a Muslim has another person under his control, he/she should feed them with the like of what one eats and clothe […]

Jul
29
2012

American Muslims

Many Americans converting to Islam despite growing islamaphobia‬. Watch how people who converted say that all they knew about Islam was what they heard from the media, and how different it was when they actually took the time to find out.

Jul
27
2012

Why Is Islam Misunderstood

Top 10 misconceptions of Islam. Misconception #1: Muslims are violent, terrorists and/or extremists. This is the biggest misconception in Islam, no doubt resulting from the constant stereotyping and bashing the media gives Islam.  When a gunman attacks a mosque in the name of Judaism, a Catholic IRA guerrilla sets off a bomb in an urban area, or Serbian Orthodox militiamen rape and kill innocent Muslim civilians, these acts are not used to stereotype an entire faith. Never are these acts attributed to […]

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