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My Top 10 Reflections from ISNACon

​ Labor Day weekend for many Muslims in America was spent at the ISNA convention in Houston, TX. This year's theme was, "What's your superpower for social good?" . Topics ranged from simple storytelling of our predecessors to interactive sessions on ...
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5 ways to Multiply Your Good Deeds in the Eyes of Allah

​ In Islam, God is presented as a loving and benevolent supreme being. As is stressed in the Quran again and again and again, Allah delights in exercising mercy. While He is certainly capable of great wrath and destruction, He rarely utilizes such po...
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Ayat and Hadith that Prove Islam is a Religion of Peace

​ Critics of Islam often brand it as a barbaric and brutal religion. Their argument is generally based on a select few ayat (Quaranic verses) and hadith (sayings of the Prophet Muhammad) which seem to promote violence. There are indeed a number of ay...
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10 Things You May Not Know About the Arabic Language

Arabic has been spoken for at least 1,500 years. It is the official language of 26 countries and the only tongue in which the Quran can be accurately recited. Despite this, we in the Western world know very little about it. With the number of Arabic ...
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How Hard is it to Learn the Arabic Language?

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With more than 400 million speakers, Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world. While the vast majority of those who speak Arabic are native speakers, it is estimated that about 112 million learned it as a second tongue. But just how hard did those 112 million people have to work to master the language? Let's find out.

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[VIDEO] 25 English Words that Came from the Arabic Language

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The Arabic Language has been a great influencer for other languages, such as Spanish, German, Turkish, English, Urdu, Romance Languages (such as French and Italian) and the list goes on!  There are estimated to be thousands of English words that came from the Arabic Language, some with a religious context while others are just everyday items, foods, and words.  We've compiled a small list of those words: 25 English Words that Came from the Arabic Language.

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10 Celebrities Who Speak Arabic as a Second Language

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​With an estimated 422 million speakers, Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world. Interestingly, only about 310 million people speak it as their native tongue. This means that there are a staggering 112 million non-native Arabic speakers. That number is made up of all sorts of people from all sorts of backgrounds. It even includes a number of Hollywood A-listers, some of whom may surprise you!

Here are ten celebrities who speak Arabic as a second language. 

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Five Arabic Quotes: On Fate

"If God has written happiness for you,   No one can steal it from your heart.   And if He has written for your heart to break,   No one can heal it bu...
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Arabic Graffiti - Calligraphy's Newest Form

Arabic calligraphy has always been an esteemed art form in Islamic civilization, adorning the walls of mosques and centers of learning throughout the ...
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How to Speak...

I came across this lovely image the other day on Muslim writer and teacher  Zaufishan's page , quoting some of the exhortations in the Quran on how we...
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