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An Urgent Plea for Equal Access to Islamic Knowledge

May 31, 2011 by

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An Urgent Plea for Equal Access to Islamic Knowledge and a Humble Request for Assistance to Achieve This End Bismillah. AN URGENT NEED FOR EQUAL ACCESS TO ISLAMIC KNOWLEDGE Alhamdulillah, the past decade or so has witnessed the rise of many Islamic educational institutes of different interpretations and teaching methodologies. The very fact that such […]

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Nazim Baksh (Tabah Foundation)

May 12, 2011 by

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Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom By Nazim Baksh (Tabah Foundation) Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim  Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass […]

Fiqh of Ahl-Allah: On Reflection – Imam al-Haddad (Sunnipath)

May 11, 2011 by

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On Reflection (FIKR) Chapter 9 from Risaalatu’l Mu’awanah (The Book of Assistance) Of: Imam ‘Abdallah Ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad Rady Allahu ‘Anhu Translated by: Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi, Madina You should have a wird of reflection in every twenty-four hours, for which you should set aside one or more hours. The best time for reflection is the […]

Can Liberalism Tolerate Islam? – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

May 10, 2011 by

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Can Liberalism Tolerate Islam? By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad Must one be liberal to belong to the West? For all the polite multiculturalist denials, this question is being put to us more and more insistently. The European Union, as it struggles to articulate a common cultural as well as economic vision, regularly toys with grand […]

Forging Through the Year of Fear By Khuram Zaman

April 12, 2011 by

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Bismillah. Forging Through the Year of Fear The Young American Muslim’s Survival Guide to the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and the 2012 Elections By Khuram Zaman The Importance of Learning to Anticipate Problems Before They Arise When I was a toddler, I had a fondness for playing around with electrical outlets. My father, a medical […]

A Message from Hablamos Islam Niños Project! (Hernan Guadalupe)

April 6, 2011 by

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A Message from Hablamos Islam Ninos Project Bismillah. A dear friend of mine, Abu Uthman Hernan Guadalupe, has launched a project entitled “Hablamos Islam Ninos” (We speak Spanish Kids). The purpose of the project is to provide children with Islamic books in Spanish. Check out the following video from Br. Hernan introducing Hablamos Islam Ninos. […]

The Lawfulness of Muslim Revolutions – Imam Zaid Shakir (Emel)

April 4, 2011 by

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The Lawfulness of Muslim Revolutions By Imam Zaid Shakir As protests and defiance spread in Muslim countries, questions are being asked as to whether such conduct is halal.   As revolutions and uprisings sweep the Middle East and North Africa, most Muslims everywhere are energised by a wave of hopeful change in a region that […]

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf: Islam is Not an Ideology (Sandala Productions)

April 1, 2011 by

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The Sin Tax of Ignoring Syntax By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf “If a profligate comes to you with news, make sure you understand it (tabayyanu) and make sure you know it indeed happened (tathabbatu), or else you will attack people out of ignorance and end up in great remorse” (Qur’an 49:6).1 How many fault-finders of statements […]

CNN’s Unwelcome: Muslims Next Door Soledad O’Brien [Full Video]

March 29, 2011 by

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CNN’s Unwelcome: Muslims Next Door Soledad O’Brien     For those of you that missed CNN’s “Unwelcome: Muslims Next Door” by Soledad O’Brien, you can view the entire program on youtube.     For those of you that saw the program, what did you think about it?

Why Yasir Qadhi Wants to Talk About Jihad (New York Times)

March 18, 2011 by

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Why Yasir Qadhi Wants to Talk About Jihad   On a chilly night in the dead of a New England winter, Yasir Qadhi hurried down the stairs of Yale University’s religious-studies department, searching urgently for a place to make a private call. A Ph.D. candidate in Islamic studies, Qadhi was a fixture on the New […]