How Islam came to be?

How Islam came to be?

The story of Islam begins long before the first revelation of the Holy Qurʾān by the Angel Jabraʾīl (Gabriel) to Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ) in the cave of Hirāʾ. In fact, it begins with his birth. Prophet Muḥammad was special–after all, he was sent as a mercy to humanity....
Lady Khadījah: Princess of Mecca

Lady Khadījah: Princess of Mecca

Khadījah bint Khuwaylid (ʿa) was born in the year 68 before Hijra (555 AD) and died in the year 3 AH (620 AD) in Mecca, modern day Saudi Arabia. She was the first wife of the Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ) and the first female to accept Islam. She was also the mother of the...
From Prisoner to Preacher

From Prisoner to Preacher

Shaykh Mateen Charbonneau’s journey to the path of Islam Shaykh Mateen Charbonneau was born in 1982 in Sumter, South Carolina. He had a typical childhood until his parents divorced and he moved into the projects with his mother. After this, his life drastically...