Category: Islam

Are Muslims allowed to have sex slaves?

It’s commonly claimed by some critics that Islam allows Muslims to have sex slaves. Their reasoning behind this argument is that there are verses from the Quran that talk about Muslims being allowed to have right hand captives, for example the following verse: 33:50 O Prophet! We have […]

Eid al-Adha: Abraham’s sacrifice

Muslims around the world are currently celebrating the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Ada, which commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael when God had commanded him to do so, testing Abraham’s faith and resolve. The Quran recounts the incident: My Lord, grant me [a child] from among […]

Islamic influence on Science

Islamic Herald During the Middle Ages the Islamic World had a very significant impact upon Europe, which in turn cleared the way for the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution. In the Medieval age, Islam and Muslims influenced Europe in a number of different ways. One of the most […]