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    Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

    By Carolyn Presutti MIAMI — Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion. According to the organization whyIslam.org, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino. And according to Latino American Dawah Organization (LADO), a group that promotes Latino conversions, a little more than half of new converts are female. [Read more and see […]

Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

By Carolyn Presutti
MIAMI — Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion.

According to the organization whyIslam.org, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino.

And according to Latino American Dawah Organization (LADO), a group that promotes Latino conversions, a little more than half of new converts are female.

By |October 23rd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

NFL Films Present Husain Abdullah

See video here.

By |October 23rd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Kairouan, Tunisia

Kairouan: A Center of Learning, Arts, and Sciences
The change of government in Tunisia recently took everyone by surprise. All eyes turned to the capital, Tunis, when Ben Ali relinquished his power and fled the country, causing a ripple effect in the region. Here, we would like to highlight another city in Tunisia – Kairouan – […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Africa, Islam Around the World, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|1 Comment

From The Pursuit of Power to The Power of Cooperation

By Imam Zaid Shakir
Some time back, the theme of Reviving the Islamic Spirit Conference in Toronto, Canada, was Saving the Ship of Humanity. In the words of the program’s brochure:

When a ship is lost at sea, is in imminent danger of sinking, or if it has been hijacked, the captain sends out an SOS. This acronym […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Social Ties, Society|0 Comments
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    Human Rights in Islam

    877-Why-Islam Brochure By Azra Awan We live in an age that is striking in its unprecedented technological sophistication. Unfortunately, the prejudices and inequities that have plagued the human race historically continue to exist, and are responsible for untold human suffering. It is in this context that the subject of human rights is especially pertinent. This […]

Human Rights in Islam

877-Why-Islam Brochure

By Azra Awan
We live in an age that is striking in its unprecedented technological sophistication. Unfortunately, the prejudices and inequities that have plagued the human race historically continue to exist, and are responsible for untold human suffering. It is in this context that the subject of human rights is especially pertinent. This brochure explains […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Islam, On Faith|13 Comments
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    Becoming Spiritually Punctual

    by Daliah Merzaban Praying the five daily prayers on time Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop what I was doing during my busy work schedule […]

Becoming Spiritually Punctual

by Daliah Merzaban
Praying the five daily prayers on time
Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop what I was doing during my busy work schedule to take […]

By |October 19th, 2014|On Faith, Prayer|0 Comments

Physics in the light of the Quran

By Muhammad Ammar Mustafa
The universe as we know it today is one of the greatest mysteries of science. Its sheer vastness makes it impossible to explore thoroughly and the presence of dark matter and dark energy keep 95.1% of the universe hidden from us. Therefore, the universe that we see and understand so far is […]

By |October 17th, 2014|The Holy Quran|6 Comments

A ‘Homeland’ We Pakistanis Don’t Recognize

By Bina Shah

KARACHI, Pakistan — When I heard that the fourth season of Showtime’s “Homeland” would be set in Pakistan and Afghanistan, I awaited its season premiere with anticipation and trepidation. A major American television show would be portraying events set in my country, but I knew those events would be linked to the only thing that […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Baghdad: Universities and Hospitals

    Baghdad’s Universities During the later part of the 11th century, Baghdad introduced the precursor to the modern university in the form of a chain of madrasahs which housed students and a salaried faculty. They were known as the Nizamiyah, after their founder Nizam al-Mulk, a Seljuk vizier. The largest and most splendid of these was […]

Baghdad: Universities and Hospitals

Baghdad’s Universities
During the later part of the 11th century, Baghdad introduced the precursor to the modern university in the form of a chain of madrasahs which housed students and a salaried faculty. They were known as the Nizamiyah, after their founder Nizam al-Mulk, a Seljuk vizier. The largest and most splendid of these was located […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|0 Comments
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    Quran, a Brief Overview

    An Interview with Dr. Jamal Badawi, former professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he taught in the Departments of Religious Studies and Management Q: Dr. Jamal Badawi, please can you start introducing the Quran and what you feel is the message of the Quran to Muslims? Dr. Badawi: Well, first of all, I […]

Quran, a Brief Overview

An Interview with Dr. Jamal Badawi, former professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he taught in the Departments of Religious Studies and Management

Q: Dr. Jamal Badawi, please can you start introducing the Quran and what you feel is the message of the Quran to Muslims?

Dr. Badawi: Well, first of all, I wish to […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Comparative Religion, On Faith|15 Comments