Category: Islam

Solomon and the ‘talking’ ants

According to the Quran, Prophet Solomon (pbuh) was able to listen to ants communicating with one another: And gathered for Solomon were his soldiers of the jinn and men and birds, and they were [marching] in rows. Until, when they came upon the valley of the ants, an […]

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 […]