Good Friday is one of the most important events in the Christian calendar but what does it remember, how is it celebrated and why is it important?
Prayer provides many spiritual benefits for the believer but it can also offer social benefits as well. In this article I outline the social significance of Prayer for Muslims.
Prayer, or Salah, is one of the main five duties of a Muslim and is the second pillar of Islam. In this article I examine the spiritual and social importance of both ritual and personal prayer.
For many the Qur'an is the central miracle of Islam. How does the manner in which it was revealed support the Muslim belief that their holy book is indeed a miracle?
In Islam prayer five times a day is a ritual obligation and one of the Five Pillars. But what is actually involved in this important aspect of Muslim life and worship?
Why did Muhammad make the journey from Makkah to Madinah? What were the factors pushing out of the holy city and why was a new life in Madinah so appealing?