Quranic Articles

Love and Marriage

Love and Marriage

“What are my rights and responsibilities?” That’s what young people ask me about when it comes to marriage. That’s their main concern. But a good marriage is not based around rights and responsibilities.

Are deeds true?

Are deeds true?

“And when Abraham was raising the foundations of the House with Ishmael, he said: ‘Our Lord, accept from us. Indeed You are the Hearing, the Knowing.'” [2:127]

Second Paired Phrase

Second Paired Phrase

In the previous blog post, I mentioned there are three pairs found in the Quran. The second pair commonly seen together in the Quran is: reward and punishment.

Ultimate pairs in the Quran

Ultimate pairs in the Quran

There are three pairs that always come together in the Quran. They tell us a lot about how Allah wants us to think. The first pair is: prayer and charity.

“I hate my desires”

“I hate my desires”

What does the Quran say about desires? In the previous blog I talked about temptations and desires that are mentioned in the Quran. I received many wonderful reflections.

Temptations

Temptations

What does the Quran say about desires? That was a question I recently discussed with my youth group, and I wanted to share the verse with you all about temptations and desires.

Quranic Arabic vs. Spoken Arabic

Quranic Arabic vs. Spoken Arabic

Arabic is a language spoken in countries all over the world, but specifically in the Middle East and North Africa. It is a language that connects all Muslims together, because the language of the Quran is Arabic. It can be difficult to learn for Westerners especially (unless you learn with us), but it is incredibly deep, beautiful, and eloquent.

Not so weekly-digest… yet

Not so weekly-digest… yet

I would really like to start a weekly digest, where I take current events and what the Quran might say about them. It would be fun in theory! But I’m interested to know whether or not people would actually be interested in such a thing, so I’m taking a stab at it this week and you readers can let me know what you think!

What is the best English Quran translation?

What is the best English Quran translation?

Every Muslim desires to understand the intricate language and nuances of the Qur’an. However, more than four out of every five Muslims in the world come from non-Arab backgrounds and do not speak Arabic, the language in which the Qur’an was revealed.

How to Enable Arabic on Your iPhone

How to Enable Arabic on Your iPhone

Have you ever wanted to type in Arabic on your phone? Maybe practice your handy new vocab while texting your friends? This article is going to teach you how to enable Arabic on your iPhone.

Pronouns in the Quran

Pronouns in the Quran

Today I wanted to talk about the importance of pronouns in understanding the Quran. Pronouns are such small words: He, She, They… but when you understand them, it unlocks so much of the Quran, that’s why we try to focus on them first in our course. In Arabic there are 14 pronouns! That’s a lot! 5 are singular, 5 are plural, and 4 are dual (that’s new).