Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Islam and Muslims

Provided are answers to some of the most common questions that ING has encountered across the country. While many of the answers address issues relating to creed or issues that are well established such as the six major beliefs or the Five Pillars, others focus on areas that are more open to interpretation. These answers reflect the fact that Islamic teachings are the product of a dynamic conversation among Muslim scholars and between the scholars and the laity who apply their best understanding of the primary sources of Islam to current circumstances rather than a fixed set of laws and regulations.

A Closer Look at Sharia in the United States

With the focus in recent years on the issue of Sharia in the United States, many myths and half-truths have been propagated around the topic. Provided are answers to frequently asked questions about Sharia in the United States, including a look at what exactly Sharia means and encompasses, how much of a real threat Sharia really poses in this country, and who is behind the campaign to stop Muslims from practicing their religion in the United States.