Browsing All posts tagged under »Qur’an«

An Urgent Plea for Equal Access to Islamic Knowledge

May 31, 2011 by


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 […]

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

April 6, 2011 by


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. […]

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

April 1, 2011 by


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 […]

The Forgetfulness of Man – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

February 8, 2011 by


It is ironic that we live in an era that has been coined “The Information Age” where human beings have attained, rather than knowledge, epic proportions of ignorance. Citizens of the most powerful nations of the earth often fail to identify important regions – and on occasion their own homeland – on a map. If […]

Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World by Imam Zaid Shakir (New Islamic Directions)

February 6, 2011 by


Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World By Imam Zaid Shakir A. Love of the World in a blameworthy sense is to love it to such an extent that it moves from being a means to Paradise and becomes an end, the obsession with which leads to Hell. A.1. Three Types of Praise for […]

Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism – Imam Zaid Shakir (Emel)

January 11, 2011 by


Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism By Imam Zaid Shakir Issue 75 December 2010   There has to be an honest and faithful understanding of the Qur’an. One of the fundamental assumptions driving the current demonization of Islam and Muslims in the West is the idea that acts of wanton violence undertaken by isolated Muslim individuals, or […]

German PM Merkel Should Read Some Goethe Before Criticizing Muslims

October 19, 2010 by


Angela Merkel: Multiculturalism Has Failed in Germany (The Guardian) “German PM Merkel wants the German Muslim immigrants to read up on Goethe to learn German culture. This is what Goethe had to say about the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) “He is a prophet and not a poet and therefore his Koran is to be seen as […]

Islam: Questions and Answers Full Episode – 20/20 – ABC

October 2, 2010 by


Here are all five parts of 20/20’s “Islam: Questions and Answers” which aired last night.  If you don’t want to watch it in parts, you can watch the full episode on ABC by going here. Part 1: What Is Islam? Questions and Answers Part 2: Does Islam Condone Violence? Part 3: Under the Veil Part […]