Non-Muslim to Muslim Q&A
Real Questions & Answers
new Q/As added periodically, Allah willing
Does Islam say love those who hate you? or is that just Christianity?
Is al-Qur'an 4:101 really calling non-Muslims "open enemies"? And doesn't 8:12 say to kill the infidels?
Why do Muslims sometimes not shake women's hands?
You say you believe in Abraham, Moses, and Jesus, so why don't you take the Bible as guidance?
Do Muslims meditate or do you consider prayer as a form of meditation? Also, when you pray, do you ever just talk to Allah or are Muslim prayers liturgical/prescribed similar to Catholics?
If Jesus was not crucified as we have been led to believe (as Christians), and it was someone else on the cross in his place . . . why would Allah want to deceive us?
I'm really curious about the different theological traditions of Islam. What can you tell me?
I’m concerned about systems that control women or keep them down. How does Islam regard women? Also, how does marriage work in Islam?
What is it like to be a Muslim in America today?
Have you experienced any discrimination?
How do you deal with attitudes from some Americans that claim Muslims are not peaceful?
What is your view of the conflict in the Middle East?
What does the term jihad really mean?
How much information that the media disseminates about Muslims is true, and what is not true that the media publicizes?
People pray for the sick to be healed, but they’ll never pray that an amputee will get their limb back, so isn’t that a sign they know there is no real god to answer their prayers?
What are the basic tenants of Islam?