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The Honoured | Part Two | Sh. Ahsan Hanif

In part one of this article, we looked at the five times that Allah  mentions the honoured in the Qur'?n, and how they are two of the creations of Allah. The first is the angels and the second is the believers who will enter Paradise. In part two, we will look at some of […] The post The Honoured | Part Two | Sh. Ahsan Hanif appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

MuslimKidsMatter | When Parents Go to Hajj

When Parents Go to Hajj… by Nur Kose, Nura F, and Safiyyah Ghori with additional content from Sabriya Zaman, Samiyah Ali Khan, and Sakinah F. Every year, millions of Muslims around the world gather to Mecca for Hajj.  Many men and women...Show More Summary

Pray, Connect, Learn, Speak – Ferguson

We await the grand jury decision on whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who fired on and killed unarmed Michael Brown, will be indicted on criminal charges. Our Noble Prophet ? said, “By Allah, if you have killed one man, it is as if you have killed all the people” (Sunan SaEid ibn Mansur 2776). Show More Summary

From Financing Homes the Sharia Way to Brokering Real Estate the Modern Way

The “Guidance” brand is synonymous with leadership and authenticity in the world of Islamic Finance. As a subsidiary of Capital Guidance, a 40-year old investment company, Guidance Financial Group (“GF Group”) was conceived over 10 years ago to focus on the Islamic financial services sector. Show More Summary

Do Muslims Believe in Aliens? ~ Dr. Yasir Qadhi

    There are many incidences documented of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) and weird creatures from another world coming to our world. Some believe it to be true, others believe it to be a hoax – what is the correct 'theological' Islamic position on other life forms? In this video clip Shaykh Dr. Show More Summary

The Hypocrisy of Feminist Outrage

If it is okay for women to bare it all in public without regard to the sensitivities of those around them, why is it not ok for men to make comments regarding women’s dress without regard to their sensitivities? Perhaps catcallers are just sexually expressing themselves. Show More Summary

The Honored In The Quran | Part 1| Sh Ahsan Hanif

Five times in the Qur'?n does Allah refer to the 'honoured' or 'Al-Mukram?n'. In part one of this two-part article we will be analysing these five passages as well as how we can work to be from amongst them. Al-Anbiy?', Y? S?n, al-??ff?t,...Show More Summary

Khutbah: Wudu (Ablution) Fiqh, Rules, Purification & Blessings

One of the unique actions of worship that Allah has blessed us with that He did not bless nations before us is the action of wudu. The action of performing ablution was the very first ritual that our Prophet Muhammad ever performed as a Prophet and as a Muslim. Show More Summary

Gay and Muslim?

A Cry for Help I have a question and I really don't know where to turn. This is something I can't even talk to my parents or friends about, so I hope you can help me. I am a 19-year-old Muslim girl and I'm sexually attracted to other girls. Please don't judge me. I know […] The post Gay and Muslim? appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

Top Five Misquotations Of The Quran

This post was originally done on Spiritual Perception Written by Dr. M. Nazir Khan   The recent surge in negative sentiments towards Islam and Muslims has resulted in many attempts to depict the religion as inherently violent. This has also resulted in absurd accusations against the Qur'an. Show More Summary

Dion Waiters, Islam, The NBA And The Star-Spangled Banner

I was 14 years old in 1996 when Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf brought Islam and patriotism together as a topic for debate at America's dinner table. The Denver Nuggets point guard, one of the best pure shooters in the NBA at the time, stepped under...Show More Summary

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 3

Part 1 | Part 2  Law of Addition: Leaders Add Value by Serving Others The Law of Addition emphasizes the practice of Servant Leadership, or the concept that the leader is there to serve the people and not the opposite. The Prophet was...Show More Summary

Ash-Shafi’i, Straw, and the Modern Seeker

Contrary to how it may look, research has shown that doodling while listening leads to increased retention and focus, even when the pictures have nothing to do with the content. The post Ash-Shafi’i, Straw, and the Modern Seeker appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

What’s The Matter? | Should I Marry a Good Man and Live With Mother-In-Law?

Question: I am looking to get engaged to a man. He is very kind, prays, fasts and is good to his family. However, he believes that we have to live with his mother who is divorced. I am a very independent woman and that is very hard for me to do. Show More Summary

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 Law of Navigation: Anyone can Steer the Ship, but It Takes a Leader to Chart the Course The Law of Navigation states that it's the leader who sets the vision for his people, and then he leads them to that vision. AreShow More Summary

What Bill Maher and ISIS Have in Common

Unfortunately, this is all pretty routine by now: Islam’s critics accuse Muslims of not being liberal enough while Muslims bend over backwards to prove just how liberal and, hence, acceptable they are. The post What Bill Maher and ISIS Have in Common appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

Dreams of My Grandfather: Celebrating the Life of Professor Ghulam Azam

Written by Abu Aisha   On Saturday 1st Muharram 1436 (Oct 25th 2014), hundreds of thousands of well-wishers converged on the streets of Dhaka to bid farewell to one of the most recognizable faces of Islam in Bangladesh, Professor Ghulam Azam. Show More Summary

Neo-Atheism Attacks: Thoughts on Cenk Uygur / Sam Harris Discussion on Religious Violence in Islam

Background The latest round of neo-atheist criticisms leveled at our faith that have gone viral in past weeks have come from comedian Bill Maher and neuroscientist Sam Harris while the most prominent responses have come from Reza Aslan,...Show More Summary

This Islamic New Year Pay Off Your House

By imam Tahir Anwar This message is for people who are homeowners and make good money. I've never understood why people don't pay off their homes. I've never understood why people only make the minimum monthly payments, so they are enslaved...Show More Summary

Domestic Violence | Living Islam for Today’s Women

This video is addressed to women in a domestic abuse situation, especially those who are advised to stay in situation misusing the concept of tawakkul and du'a. Men, who are also facing abusive situations, may also benefit. DomesticShow More Summary

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