Note: In the previous issue, use of Arabic everywhere was questioned under" Your Opinon". A response given to that was rather elaborate and is published here as an article that follows
A recent post set me to think as to why Arabic was important to Muslims? English is a language too, that is universally understood but yet whenever we get a chance we like to express ourselves in Arabic whenever we can, especially while interacting among Muslims. For example if someone asks us, “How are you?” We automatically reply, “Alhamdulillah,” instead of, “Fine, thanks.” Why is that so? It is to acknowledge the hand of God in every breath that we breathe on this Earth. We can say, “Thanks be to God,” but it is not the same ...