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    Indonesia

    By Saulat Pervez When then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Indonesia in February, 2009, she remarked, “If you want to know if Islam, democracy, modernity and women’s rights can coexist, go to Indonesia.” Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed similar sentiments during a conference hosted by the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Rome-based Sant’ Egidio […]

Indonesia

By Saulat Pervez
When then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Indonesia in February, 2009, she remarked, “If you want to know if Islam, democracy, modernity and women’s rights can coexist, go to Indonesia.”

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed similar sentiments during a conference hosted by the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Rome-based Sant’ Egidio Community on […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|12 Comments
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    The Big Question

    Dr. Laurence Brown At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?” So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than God. But which makes more […]

The Big Question

Dr. Laurence Brown

At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?”

So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than God. But which makes more sense? And […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|9 Comments
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    Towards Purification

    For Abdullah Alvarez, Ramadan is a time of intense focus on Islam. He tries to spend as much time at the mosque as possible, reciting Quran and attending any study circle. One of the things which helped him last Ramadan was to create a schedule around the 99 names of God. He chose three names […]

Towards Purification

For Abdullah Alvarez, Ramadan is a time of intense focus on Islam. He tries to spend as much time at the mosque as possible, reciting Quran and attending any study circle.

One of the things which helped him last Ramadan was to create a schedule around the 99 names of God. He chose three names per […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Fasting, On Faith, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    The Importance of Parents

    By Nageen Khan Importance of Parents In Islam When asked about the people who taught us the most, who were there for us through hardships, who laughed with us during the good times, who put up with us on our off days, most of us think immediately of our parents. And it is true: our […]

The Importance of Parents

By Nageen Khan
Importance of Parents In Islam
When asked about the people who taught us the most, who were there for us through hardships, who laughed with us during the good times, who put up with us on our off days, most of us think immediately of our parents. And it is true: our parents are […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Family, Social Ties|10 Comments
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    The Muslims of Early America

    By Peter Manseau IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo. Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week, Moujahed Bakhach of the local Islamic Association of Tarrant County canceled his appearance because of the backlash brought on by a prayer he had offered a few days before. […]

The Muslims of Early America

By Peter Manseau

IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo.

Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week, Moujahed Bakhach of the local Islamic Association of Tarrant County canceled his appearance because of the backlash brought on by a prayer he had offered a few days before. The imam […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Islamic center opens its doors for 'Meet Your Muslim Neighbor' event

By Will Healey
The Islamic Society of Greater Chattanooga held “Meet Your Muslim Neighbor,” an open house for members of all belief systems to learn about the religion over coffee and snacks, at the I.S.G.C. Center on Gunbarrel Road on Saturday.

Dozens of people were spaced throughout the center’s large gymnasium, munching and mingling, while members of […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Hijab In Islam: Modesty, Humility and Dignity

    By Saulat Pervez Hijab In Islam In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Islam’s code of modesty extends to all aspects of one’s life, including attire. Hijab, the head-covering worn by Muslim women, is an outer manifestation of an inner commitment to worship God. This brochure explores the different dimensions hijab […]

Hijab In Islam: Modesty, Humility and Dignity

By Saulat Pervez
Hijab In Islam
In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Islam’s code of modesty extends to all aspects of one’s life, including attire. Hijab, the head-covering worn by Muslim women, is an outer manifestation of an inner commitment to worship God. This brochure explores the different dimensions hijab brings to the […]

By |February 5th, 2015|On Faith|4 Comments
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    A Shared Golden Age

    By Saulat Pervez When the Muslims conquered Spain in 711 C.E., Jewish people were relieved from the persecution of their Visigoth Christian rulers and enjoyed a time of full religious liberty. While they had survived centuries of marginalization under Christian rule, the dawn of tolerance in Muslim Spain enabled them to thrive. Thus began a […]

A Shared Golden Age

By Saulat Pervez

When the Muslims conquered Spain in 711 C.E., Jewish people were relieved from the persecution of their Visigoth Christian rulers and enjoyed a time of full religious liberty. While they had survived centuries of marginalization under Christian rule, the dawn of tolerance in Muslim Spain enabled them to thrive. Thus began a period […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Common Ground, Comparative Religion|1 Comment
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    Islamic Finance

    By Saulat Pervez Muslims often try to explain that Islam is more than a religion. They contend that Islam is actually a ‘way of life,’ with the Quran and the life traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) providing a blueprint for daily life. From marriage and family life to lawful food and drink, from modesty […]

Islamic Finance

By Saulat Pervez

Muslims often try to explain that Islam is more than a religion. They contend that Islam is actually a ‘way of life,’ with the Quran and the life traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) providing a blueprint for daily life. From marriage and family life to lawful food and drink, from modesty in […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Social Ties, Society|2 Comments
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    Arrangement and Collection of the Quran

    How were the Quran’s verses and chapters arranged? The present arrangement of the Quran is not the work of later generations, but was made by the Prophet, peace be upon him (p), under God’s directions. Whenever a chapter was revealed, the Prophet (p) summoned his scribes, to whom he carefully dictated its contents, and instructed […]

Arrangement and Collection of the Quran

How were the Quran’s verses and chapters arranged?
The present arrangement of the Quran is not the work of later generations, but was made by the Prophet, peace be upon him (p), under God’s directions. Whenever a chapter was revealed, the Prophet (p) summoned his scribes, to whom he carefully dictated its contents, and instructed them […]

By |February 5th, 2015|On Faith, The Holy Quran|5 Comments
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