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  1. Do you have questions about Islam?
  2. Want to talk live to a Muslim?
  3. Like to receive a free Quran translation and literature?
  4. Want to know how to embrace Islam?

Call: 800-662-ISLAM

This service is to obtain information about the teachings of Islam only.

Islam in Brief

"Islām" is an Arabic word which means peaceful, willing submission – submission to the code of conduct ordained by God . So Islam is a religion, but it is also a complete way of life based upon a voluntary relationship between an individual and his Creator. It is the way of life ordained by God which was taught by each of His prophets and messengers, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad (peace be upon them). What distinguishes Islam from other religions is that it refuses to accept any form of creation, whatsoever, as a deity worthy of worship. Instead, it emphasizes the exclusive worship of the one God who created the entire universe and to whom all creation will eventually return.

Monotheism is the foundation of Islam and its most important concept which cannot be compromised in any way. Not only is God acknowledged as the sole creator and sustainer of everything in existence, but Islam declares that He is the only true deity and He alone is worthy to be worshipped. Further, it recognizes that the attributes of God are nothing like those of His creation and cannot be compared to it; He is absolute, perfect and unique. By following God's guidance as revealed in the Quran, an individual can obtain meaning and purpose in this live and eternal paradise in the hereafter. [‘Permission from ‘Saheeh International’]

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Events

GainPeace in Chicago launched an outreach campaign with ads about Islam in the city of Chicago buses and trains. 105 buses and 275 trains will be used to advertise various messages about Islam. The buses will display giant ads on the outside and inside and the trains will have ads on the inside. GainPeace phone number, 800-662-ISLAM, is mentioned on all the ads to motivate those interested in Islam to call and ask questions or to receive a free English translation of the Quran.