Calling to Allah is the way of the Messenger Muhammad and his followers, as Allah the Exalted, Says (what means): "Say [O Muhammad]: 'This is my way; I invite to Allah with insight, I and those who follow me. And exalted is Allah; and I am not of those who associate others with him.'" [Quran: 12:108]
From an Islamic perspective, there is absolutely no compulsion on people to embrace it. People have always entered Islam willingly. The historical presence of non-Muslim minorities living among Muslims is evidence of tolerance in Islam.
Islam spread in the most populated Muslim countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and within.. More
Military and political relations
The first part of this article highlights the ways in which Islam was introduced in the Balkans, with the trade relations being the primary focus. In this part, other factors are highlighted, namely: military and political relations with Muslim countries.
By 634, the Muslims, in their attempt to spread Islam to every.. More
How the Islamic civilization emerged in the Balkan Peninsula is one of the most complex problems and requires multi-dimensional research. Unfortunately, many historic facts concerning Islam and the Balkan Peninsula have been "forgotten," or even distorted. This has been the result of centuries of pressure from the Serb and European historians.. More
The importance of calling to Allah and its virtue:
Calling to Allah yields many great rewards, and it was the task of the Messengers, may Allaah exalt their mention, of Allah. Sahl Ibn Sa`d, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported: “The Messenger of Allah sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam said on the day of the Battle of Khaybar to `Ali Ibn Abi.. More
Offering Da’wah(call to Islam) is a great responsibility that requires not only knowledge, but wideness and kindness as well. Offering Da’wah to new Muslims is a greater responsibility since it is difficult for recent reverts, who often have little information about Islam, to realize whether or not their guides are truly versed in the teachings.. More
Ancient Ifreeqiyyah (Africa) and its Boundaries
The Arabs call Africa 'Ifreeqiyyah.' They gave this name to the Eastern part of Barbary and called the western part of Barbary the Maghrib, the name used until today. The Romans called it Africa after the destruction of Carthage. They included Barbary in it and later called the whole continent as Africa... More
The actual timing and introduction of the Islamic religion and its practice to Southeast Asia is subject to debate. European historians have argued that it came through trading contacts with India, whereas some Southeast Asian Muslim scholars claim it was brought to the region directly from Arabia in the Middle East. Other scholars claim that Muslim.. More
To call people to Allah is the duty of every responsible and conscientious Muslim. Since there is no priesthood in Islam or sacerdotal class among Muslims, the duty of the call to Allah cannot be limited to an ill-conceived and imaginary group called the 'men of religion as is the case with other religions.' In Islam, everyone is a man (or woman) of.. More
Look at the beginnings of this religion and how it unified the Arabian Peninsula, while Arab loyalties were divided with unrestrained enmity and maliciousness everywhere. Look at how, as Muslims, they united, cast aside their differences, and became a firm brotherhood of faith!
Take a quick look at the early extraordinary conquests of Islam. Then at.. More
Examples of our salaf calling people to Allah:
The Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, shouldered this responsibility during the lifetime of the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam and after his death. They were very zealous in calling people to Allah and guiding them to the right path. This is why they, may Allaah be pleased with.. More
Calling to Allah is the way of the Messenger Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and his followers, as Allah the Exalted, Says (what means): "Say [O Muhammad]: 'This is my way; I invite to Allah...More