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RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1440 (2019)

"O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-... Read More

St. Thomas Aquinas and Muslim Thought

Islam, Muslims, Islamic philosophy, theology, spirituality and Dominican mission to Spain, North Africa and Middle Ea... Read More

Why I wrote a Book about God?

This book is the culmination of a long and complex journey, full of the twists and turns that make up the narrative o... Read More

Concept of God in Judaic, Christian and Islamic T...

The book is an extensive exposition of the issues of anthropomorphism and corporealism (the description of God in phy... Read More

The Departure of Dr. Sulayman Nyang

The Fiqh Council of North America expresses its deepest sadness and condolence on the departure of Dr. Sulayman Nyang... Read More

Why is Eid al-Adha a day after Arafah?

Muslims in America as well as other parts of the world hold two different opinions about observance of Eid al-Adha. S... Read More

Eid ul Adha on Tuesday

Eid ul Adha will be on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The Hajj authorities have announced that the Day of Arafah will be o... Read More

The Most Sacred Days of the Year

The Hijri year 1438 is coming to an end. Wednesday, August 23, 2017 will be the first day of Zul-Hijjah, the 12th mon... Read More

ISLAMIC BUSINESS ETHICS

I. INTRODUCTION There are nearly 1.3 Billion Muslims worldwide; about one fifth of the total world population. As ... Read More

Moon Sighting and Calculations-1

In his paper An Islamic Legal Analysis of the Astronomical Determination of the Beginning of Ramadan Dr. Mukhtar Magh... Read More

Eid al Fitr on Friday, June 15, 2018. Eid Mubarak

"O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-... Read More

Zakat al Fitr 2018

The Fiqh Council’s Executive Committee in its last conference call reviewed the amount of Zakat al Fitr (Sadaqat al... Read More

A STATEMENT BY MUSLIM SCHOLARS IN THE WEST ABOUT ...

The beauty of Ramadan and the fruits associated with perfecting its acts of worship are too bountiful and rewarding t... Read More

An Analysis of Moon Sighting Arguments

In the year 2006, the Fiqh Council of North America took the position that the scientifically authenticated astronomi... Read More

First Day of Fasting is Wednesday

No change in the Fiqh Council`s decision. The first day of Ramadan fasting is Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Moon will be s... Read More

Is Apostasy a Capital Crime in Islam?

I. Introduction In Islamic legal discourse, the term used to describe apostasy is Riddah, an Arabic term which lit... Read More

عيد الأضحي و علاقته بالحج

عيد الأضحي و علاقته بالحج د- ذوالفقار علي شاه إن موضوع الارتبا... Read More

Eid al-Adha 2017/1438 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 18:30 UT. Wednesday, August 23, 2017 is the 1st day of Dhu... Read More

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1438 (2017)

First day of Ramadan will be Saturday, May 27, 2017 and Eid al-Fitr on Sunday, June 25, 2017, insha’Allah. "O yo... Read More

Muslim Women’s Contribution in Building Soc...

Most Muslim Women through history realized and appreciated their role in society. They understood the essence of the ... Read More

On the Recent Killings in France

The Fiqh Council of North America expresses its condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the brutal ... Read More

Eidul Adha on Monday, September 12

The Fiqh Council of North America announces that Eidul Adha will be on Monday, September 12, 2016. Eidul Adha Mubarak... Read More

Istanbul International Hijri Calendar Conference

The International United Hijri Calendar Congress which was organized by the Office of the President of Religious Affa... Read More

Gender Equity in Islam

Gender Equity in Islam presents an overview of the status and rights of Muslim women as defined by the Qur'an and Sun... Read More

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 2016

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1437 (2016) First day of Ramadan will be Monday, June 6, 2016 and Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday,... Read More

FCNA Condemns Orlando Shooting

The Fiqh Council of North America issues unqualified condemnation of the barbaric acts of Orlando shooter who sensele... Read More

Moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait; Ramadan to ...

Riyadh/Dubai: The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia has declared Monday, June 6, 2016, as the first day of Ramadan. In a ... Read More

Muslim Leaders Refute ISIS Ideology

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today (Septe... Read More

Arguments for Calculations

People have landed upon the Moon and Muslims are still fighting about the moon sighting. Islamic Shari’ah is not st... Read More

Fiqh Council Condemns Paris Attacks

The Fiqh Council of North America categorically condemns the coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris. Scores of innoce... Read More

Fiqh Council Condemns San Bernardino Massacre

The Fiqh Council of North America unconditionally condemns the brutal and unjustifiable killing of unarmed and innoce... Read More

French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s Islam

Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the greatest military genius in history. He conquered much of Europe and became the emp... Read More

International Islamic Calendar Conference in Turk...

It is contrary to the spirit and traditions of a religion based on Tawheed (oneness of the Almighty) that Islamic cou... Read More

Founding Fathers of America’s Indebtedness ...

Islam, Muslims and Islamic civilization are under siege in America. Subsequent to the tragic incidents of September 1... Read More

Eid al-Adha is on Thursday, September 24, 2015

September 15, 2015 (Tuesday) is the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1436. The day of Arafah – the main day of Hajj - is on W... Read More

Jesus and Jihad by Robert F. Shedinger

Few words inspire more fear in Americans these days than jihad. Its mere utterance conjures up images of car bombs ex... Read More

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1436 (2015)

First day of Ramadan will be Thursday, June 18, 2015 and Eid al-Fitr on Friday, July 17, 2015, insha'Allah. "O you... Read More

Book’s Conclusion

This study has attempted to demonstrate how humanity has managed to envision God in human terms bending religion to t... Read More

Loving God, Whose Way is Peace

In Islam God, Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate, stands alone: transcendent and majestic. The faith is marke... Read More

Turning Enemies into Disciples: Voltaire’s ...

We know that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) during his life had the ability to turn enemies into disciples. The case of Omar ... Read More

Eid al-Adha is on Saturday, October 4, 2014

The Astronomical New Moon is on Wednesday September 24, 2014 at 6:14 UT. September 25, 2014 is the 1st day of Dhul Hi... Read More

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1435 (2014)

First day of Ramadan will be Saturday, June 28, 2014 and Eid al-Fitr on Monday, July 28, 2014, insha'Allah. "O you... Read More

Picture of Moon Sighted Around Paris on July 8th

Monday night witnessed the anxiety, anger, confusion and perplexity of the Muslim community regarding FCNA’s Ra... Read More

Founding Fathers of America and Islamic Thought

Islamic thought and sources influenced and made important contributions both to the radical Enlightenment and the... Read More

First Day of Rabi’ al-Awwal

Insha'Allah, Thursday, January 2, 2014 will be the first day of Rabi' al-Awwal. The month of Rabi' al-Awwal Mubarak! ... Read More

Eid al-Adha on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Eid al-Adha is on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. The Fiqh Council of North America celebrates Eid al-Adha a day after the... Read More

Concept of God in Judaic, Christian and Islamic T...

In response to the creation story found in the Bible someone once quipped, “God created humans in his image and the... Read More

Concept of God in Judaic, Christian and Islamic T...

Foreword I am very glad to write a forward to this quite brilliant study of Anthropomorphism and Transcendence in ... Read More

Four Imams and Global Moon Sighting

The new Moon of Shawwaal has been sighted in Chile and news of its sighting has also reached us from Saudi Arabia and... Read More

Non-Muslim and Muslim Scholars’s Reviews

Scripture and God in the Judeo Christian and Islamic Traditions: A Study of Anthropomorphism is a masterful, thought-... Read More

Moon Sighting Report from Chile, South America

Muhammad Sohail (MCW member) from Iquique, Chile, reported: I saw the moon tonight, Wednesday, August 7, with naked e... Read More

Eid al-Fitr Moon was Sighted in Saudi Arabia

The new moon of Shawwaal 2013 was sighted today Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi off... Read More

Saudi Confusion about Eid al-Fitr

Is it possible that the Crescent of Shawwaal will be sighted in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 and Saudi Eid... Read More

Eid al-Fitr Moon Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia on M...

The Saudi Supreme Court announced today that no credible sighting report was received on Tuesday evening. The Court w... Read More

President James Madison’s Muslim Friend

George Bethune English, a friend of the Secretary of State and then President James Madison, was a Muslim. George Eng... Read More

Full Moon of Ramadan was on Monday, July 22

Many of us have thought that the Muslim community of North America has gone far beyond old controversies of Hilal and... Read More

Moon Sighted in the Polynesian Islands

This is the picture of the crescent of Ramadan sighted in the Polynesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, on Monday,... Read More

We Confirm: Ramadan will Begin on July 9, 2013

There is a real possibility that on Monday, July 8, the crescent of Ramadan may not be sighted in the Muslim World es... Read More

Moon Sighting and Calculations-2

In his paper An Islamic Legal Analysis of the Astronomical Determination of the Beginning of Ramadan Dr. Mukhtar Magh... Read More

الدكتور على القره داغي و ال...

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم . تقديم بقلم : ا.د. علي محيي الدين القره د... Read More

Dr. Hussain Hamid Hassan’s Preface

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم اطلعت على البحث القيم الذي كتبه تلميذنا ... Read More

Dr. Hasan al-Shafai’s Introduction

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم تصدير: الحمد لله وحده، والصلاة والسلام ع... Read More

Was Jesus a Muslim?

By Dr. Ahmed Afzaal If asked this question, Muslims would immediately and emphatically respond in the affirmative.... Read More

MUSLIM CONTRIBUTION TO CIVILIZATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS I INTRODUCTION......................................................... page 2 II GOD: SOURCE OF ... Read More

Loving God, Whose is Peace

In Islam God, Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate, stands alone: transcendent and majestic. The faith is marke... Read More

The Paradox of Muhammad (SAW): Roots of Prophetic...

In the West, several views have existed concerning the person and mission of Rasulullah (SAW). He seems to be the mos... Read More

Radically Open: Transcending Religious Identity i...

America stands in the throes of an anxiety epidemic, yet Americans live in one of the most religious countries in the... Read More

MUSLIM/ NON-MUSLIM RELATIONS

I. INTRODUCTION In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praises are due to Allah, the Creator, sus... Read More

Book Info

Title : Anthropomorphic Depictions of God: The Concept of God in Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Traditions: Represent... Read More

Book Info: Anthropomorphic Depictions of God: The...

Paperback : ISBN 978-1-56564-575-2 $29.95 Hardback : ISBN 978-1-56564-576-9 $39.95 Size/pages : (6x9) / 764 p. / 20... Read More

Calling Jesus God is Heresy: Karen Armstrong

The famous English author Karen Armstrong, while discussing IIIT’s recent publication “The Concept of God in the ... Read More

Love: An Islamic Perspective

Love is one of the most central attributes of God. God is described in the Qur’an as “Wadood”, a superlative te... Read More

WHO IS THE AUTHOR [S] OF THE QUR’AN?

From the practically universal perspective of the nearly 1.6 billion Muslim people, the Qur’an is regarded as “th... Read More