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  1. MehmetHilmi

    Question: Prophets

    Selamun Aleykum everybody, I was thinking today. Between the time of Hz. Isa (as) and Hz. Muhammad (saw), there was a 600 year gap. 1. Was there any other prophet during that period? 2. What was the correct religion during that period? If it was Judaism and Christianity then does that mean...
  2. MehmetHilmi

    Why are we so peaceful?

    Selamun Aleykum everyone, Currently the issue of ISIS has become a central issue of discussionamong many. My thread is not about them though. It's about us. Why do we condemn them when past Muslim Empires have commited greater crimes in their histories? For example I love the Ottomans but the...
  3. MehmetHilmi

    Video Appeal to the Islamic world for common sense

    Selamun Aleykum Everybody. At a time of crisis in the Muslim world, it is important for us to think objectively. This video is an appeal by the President of Religious affairs in Turkey for common sense in the Muslim world. He makes good statements and I hope that many people hear his call.
  4. MehmetHilmi

    Question: Reason Versus Empathy?

    Selamun Aleykum Everybody, In my English class, my professor showed us this video recently. It is a TED talk with two people talking about human progress and what causes it. I disagree with a lot of things in the video and I am sure you guys will as well. I just wanted to know your opinions on...
  5. MehmetHilmi

    Interesting Political Stance

    Selamun Aleykum, I came across this really cool political compass. You basically take a short quiz and it tells you which side of the political spectrum you stand. Although politics is something that divides people, I thought it would be fun to know where we generally stand as Muslims. My...
  6. MehmetHilmi

    Question: Drinking Fermented drinks and Islam in Colombia

    Selamun Aleykum everybody! This will be kind of a weird post but I've constantly been thinking about this ever since April. In April this year, I traveled to Colombia with my Spanish and Journalism teacher along with four classmates. It was an exchange trip. We spent most of our time in the...
  7. MehmetHilmi

    Historic The last Caliphs

    When discussing the fall of the Islamic Caliphate, many point a finger towards Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. I blame him as well but it wasn't completely his actions which destroyed the caliphate. It all started with the guy whos picture is on my profile, Sultan and Caliph Abdülmecid. I can't say...
  8. MehmetHilmi

    Questions about the Islamic State.

    Selamün Aleyküm dear brothers and sisters of turntoIslam. For my whole life, I have lived in Turkey and America. My family wasn't super religious. No one had a long beard, we were ok with music, we had supported political parties, and many more. Still, we were Muslim. And I, especially, was...