2nd Chance Books for Prisoners Program
2nd Chance Books is a 501c3 non-profit organization that was founded in order to assist incarcerated Muslims by providing them with educational materials, a support system, and tools for rehabilitation. The organization is comprised of a team of dedicated, devoted individuals, including the founders of this organization, who came together to provide services for those in need and those seeking guidance.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Salah
A Beginner’s Guide to Ṣalāh is an instruction manual that aims to introduce and teach the basic steps of ṣalāh to new and young Muslims. In addition to the significance of ṣalāh, this pamphlet features step-by-step instructions on how to perform ṣalāh, with transliterated Arabic and translations. This is the perfect guide for those who are just learning how to perform ṣalāh or wish to improve their understanding of this daily ritual!
In the year 622 A.D., the Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ) fled to the northern city of Medina because of the Quraysh’s assassination attempts on his life. The leaders of Medina had heard about the Prophet’s (ṣ) justice and had invited him to the city to help resolve their...
I knew how it would be, so I didn’t expect the place to feel orderly or holy. I wasn’t looking or waiting for warm smiles from the guards. I was only thinking of you. They gathered the women in one area of the outer precinct and sorted us in groups according to...
Arabian society—at the time of jāhiliyyah (ignorance)—was a society of tribal warfare and brutal cultural customs. There was no centralized government, so clans were created based on blood relations to create a sort of safety-net. Female newborns were buried alive...