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“I used to feel so close to God. I was doing so much. My worship was good, I was memorizing Quran everyday, Continue reading “Starting Over”
America is suffering from a fear of Muslims. It is felt in everyday interactions at workplaces, when applying for jobs, when interacting with others in public places, in short, everywhere.
Often times the pervasiveness of this fear and misunderstanding can lead Muslims into a feeling of despair. Continue reading “Civil Society, Public Sphere, and the Fear of Muslims”
Most of us are somewhat familiar with the story.
Umar ibn al-Khattab, one of the fiercest enemies of Islam, leaves his home in search of the Prophet (pbuh). He’s had enough of his message and the problems that it has been causing in Mecca and he’s going to put a stop to it himself. He leaves his home in search of the Prophet and along the way he runs Continue reading “The Need for Faith Study Circles”
At the outset I must say that it’s very hard to write just a single article on a topic that requires a lot of nuance. This is because anytime we deal with human interactions (mu’amalaat), context is essential to having a balanced understanding. Major values are universally applicable but the specifics of how they are expressed can be vastly different, taking into account different times, places, and circumstances. Continue reading “Co-Ed Love for the Sake of Allah”