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Stories of the Prophets



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By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 1 of 7): Introduction


imageOne of the prophets given the most attention in the Quran is the prophet Abraham.  The Quran tells of him and his unwavering belief in God, first calling him to reject his people and their idolatry, and later to prove ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 2 of 7): A Call to His People


imageAbraham and His FatherLike those around him, Abraham’s father Azar (Terah or Terakh in the Bible), was an idol worshipper.  Biblical tradition[1]  tells of him actually being a sculptor of them,[2]  hence Abraham’s first call was directed to him.  He ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 3 of 7): The Iconoclast


imageThen the time came when preaching had to be accompanied with physical action.  Abraham planned a bold and decisive blow at idolatry.  The Quranic account is slightly different than what is mentioned in Judeo-Christian traditions,   as they say for Abraham ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 5 of 7): The Gifting of Hagar and Her Plight


imageAbraham in Canaan & EgyptAbraham stayed in Canaan for several years going from city to city preaching and inviting people to God until a famine forced him and Sarah to migrate to Egypt.  In Egypt was a despotic Pharaoh who ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 6 of 7): The Greatest Sacrifice


imageAbraham Sacrifices His SonIt had been close to ten years since Abraham had left his wife and baby in Mecca in the care of God.  After a two month journey, he was surprised to find Mecca a lot different than ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

The Story of Abraham (part 7 of 7): The Building of a Sanctuary


imageAbraham and Ishmael Build the KaabaAfter a separation of several years, again the father and son met.  It was on this journey that the two built the Kaaba on God’s command as a permanent sanctuary; a place laid for the ... [full story]





By on August 17,2008

The Story of Moses (part 10 of 10): The Earth Swallows Korah


imageKorahAnother of the episodes during the wandering is the story of Korah[1].  Korah, named Qaroon in the Quran, was one of the Levites, as was Moses, and shared a grandfather, Kohaith.  This meant he was one of Moses’ cousins.  He ... [full story]





By on August 17,2008

The Story of Jesus, Son of Mary


imageIn relating the story of Jesus, the Quran describes how Mary, the mother of Jesus, was approached by an angel from God, bringing her tidings she had never imagined: that she will give birth to a son, a Messiah, who ... [full story]





By on August 17,2008

The Story of Adam (part 1 of 5): The First Man


imageIslam provides us with the astonishing details of the creation of Adam[1].  Both Christian and Jewish traditions are remarkably similar yet importantly different to the Quran.  The Book of Genesis describes Adam as being made from “the dust of the ... [full story]





By on August 17,2008

The Story of Adam (part 2 of 5): The Creation of Eve and the Role of Satan


imageAdam opened his eyes and looked into the beautiful face of a woman gazing down at him.  Adam was surprised and asked the woman why she had been created.  She revealed that she was to ease his loneliness and bring ... [full story]





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