After our roundtable on Nouman Ali Khan and spiritual abuse, multiple women have accused scholar Tariq Ramadan of rape and sexual abuse. In addition, the Harvey Weinstein scandal has triggered responses by victims and survivors sharing their accounts of sexual violence almost daily. This included the social media campaign #metoo, in which some women voiced […]
This post is related, but only slightly, to the Nouman Ali Khan (NAK) scandal (in which a religious leader used his power to harass and threaten women, as MMW explored in a recent roundtable). I don’t want to talk about NAK, but I do want to talk about the idea of spiritual abuse, a concern […]
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There is an urgent need for Muslim women religious leaders, speakers, preachers, mentors and organizational decision makers. When vulnerable young women can reach out to fellow women as shaykhas, mentors and leaders, they can be better...Show More Summary
American Professor Randy Pausch famously said, “When there’s an elephant in the room, introduce it.” So let’s talk about Nouman Ali Khan. If you don’t know who he is, don’t worry. Two million followers on Facebook do, as do hundreds of thousands of students who benefitted from Bayyinah Institute, one of the most well-respected Arabic […]
Trigger warning: gender-based violence, spiritual abuse, victim-blaming, misogyny On September 23, 2017, Omer M. Mozaffar published a Facebook post in which he wrote about “predatory behavior” on the part of Nouman Ali Khan, a Texas-based Muslim scholar and founder of Bayyinah Institute with millions of online followers. Since then, much of the Muslim internet has […]
Nouman Ali Khan speaks on the Junaid Jamshed Controversy The post My Thoughts on the Junaid Jamshed Controversy appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.
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This summer I had the opportunity to meet Husna, eldest daughter of Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan. Students all around the world, including my siblings and I, have learned a lot of Arabic grammar through watching and participating in the Arabic with Husna series on BayyinahTV. This series has made such a huge impact on thousands... Show More Summary
Khutbah delivered by Nouman Ali Khan on April 19, 2013 The post Nouman Ali Khan – Quranic Perspective on Recent Tragedies appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.
Nouman Ali Khan of the Bayyinah Institute appeals to the Quran, the behavior of the Prophet Muhammad, and common sense in upbraiding the violent believers for letting Islamophobes get their goat and provoking them to actions that detract from the reputation of Muslims and Islam.
I wanted to dedicate this one session to what I feel is one of the most pressing issues in the lives of Muslim youth and one that I have come to experience myself personally at one point in my life. As I’ve had the opportunity to travel...Show More Summary
When angry, forgive–one of the attributes of Muslims seeking to better themselves Nouman Ali Khan explains how reducing anger is tied to surrendering love for this world, refraining from major sins, and guarding against shamelessness. Five Tips from the Mayo Clinic on Anger Management No. 1: Take a timeout Counting to 10 isn’t just for [...]