Learn more about Al-Islam


Thank you visiting our website and inquiring about the religion of Al-Islam.  Below we have listed 10 of the most frequently asked questions about Al-Islam (commonly referred to as just Islam) and the answers.  If you do not find the answer to a particular question below, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Thank you again for visiting our site today.

1. What is Al-Islam?

Al-Islam is the complete way of life that reflects Submission to the Will of G-d. Islam means “submission,” derived from the Arabic word “Salaam,” meaning “peace. Al-Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth that G-d revealed through all His prophets to every people. For a fifth of the world’s population, Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life. Muslims follow a religion of peace, mercy, and forgiveness, and the majority has nothing to do with the extremely grave events, which have come to be associated with their faith. ”

2. Who are Muslim

One billion people form a vast range of races, nationalities and cultures across the globe, from the southern Philippines to Nigeria, are united by their common Islamic faith. About 18% live in the Arab world; the world’s largest Muslim community is in Indonesia; substantial parts of Asia and most of Africa are Muslim, while significant minorities are also to be found in the Soviet Union, China, North and South America, and Europe..

3. Arent all Muslims Arab?

No. Most Muslims live east of Karachi; 30 percent of Muslims live in the Indian subcontinent; 20 percent in Sub-Sahara Africa, 17 percent in Southeast Asia, 18 percent in the Arab world; 10 percent in the states of the former Soviet Union/Russia. There is a significant Muslim population in China, Latin America and Australia.

4. How does one become a conscious Muslim?

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5. What is the Qur'an?

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6. Who is Allah?

Allah means G-d. It is a personal name, which Allah calls Himself in the Qur’an. That is where it originates. It can also be found in an Aramaic copy of the Bible, and even Christian Arabs say Allah.

7. What is G-d?

Imam W. Deen Mohammed (may G-d forgive him his sins and grant him the paradise), leader of the largest indigenous group of Muslims, explained that in order to show due reverence to the Name of G-d Almighty, that we not use any spelling that could in the reverse mean “dog.”

8. What do Muslims believe?

Muslims believe in all the Prophets from God, from Adam down through the chain of prophets to Muhammad, the Last. Muslims believe in all the scriptures that the Prophets came with from G-d. Muslims believe in the angels, the most notable in the Qur’an being Jibril (Gabriel). Muslims believe in life after death or the resurrection. Muslims believe in the day of judgment, when everyone will be called to reckon for their deed before G-d.

9. Do Muslims believe in Jesus Christ (peace be upon him)?

Yes, Al-Islam is the only non-Christian faith, which makes it an article of faith to believe in Jesus Christ (peace be upon him). No Muslim is a Muslim if he does not believe in Jesus Christ (pbuh). We believe that he was one of the mightiest Messengers of Allah (swt). Allah says in the Qur’an regarding Jesus Christ (pbuh):  And remember Jesus the son of Mary said: “O Children of Israel! I am the Messenger of Allah (sent) to you…” (Surah Saff 61:6)

10. Do Al-Islam and Christianity have different origins?

Together with Judaism, they go back to the prophet and patriarch Abraham, and their three prophets are directly descended from his sons-Muhammad (peace be upon him) from the eldest, Ishmael, and Moses and Jesus, from Isaac. Abraham established the settlement, which today is the city of Makkah, and built the Kabah towards which all Muslims turn when they pray.