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    African American Muslims and the Social Justice Movement

    By Imam Khalid Griggs The Quran and Sunnah (authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him) are clear in articulating the purpose of revelation as being the liberation of human beings from the false worship of anything other than the Creator and the establishment of justice for all creation, including the human and natural […]

African American Muslims and the Social Justice Movement

By Imam Khalid Griggs
The Quran and Sunnah (authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him) are clear in articulating the purpose of revelation as being the liberation of human beings from the false worship of anything other than the Creator and the establishment of justice for all creation, including the human and natural worlds. […]

By |December 20th, 2014|Social Ties|0 Comments
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    Islam and the African-American Experience

    By Dr. Sulayman Nyang Much has been written on the impact of 9/11 on American Muslims. The experience of African-American Muslims in dealing with the anti-Muslim feeling that followed in the aftermath of the tragedy mirrors in most ways the experience of the larger American Muslim community. The history of Islam in this country, though, […]

Islam and the African-American Experience

By Dr. Sulayman Nyang
Much has been written on the impact of 9/11 on American Muslims. The experience of African-American Muslims in dealing with the anti-Muslim feeling that followed in the aftermath of the tragedy mirrors in most ways the experience of the larger American Muslim community. The history of Islam in this country, though, has […]

By |December 19th, 2014|9-11, On Faith|0 Comments

Stop asking Muslims to condemn terrorism. It's bigoted and Islamophobic.

By Max Fisher
There’s a certain ritual that each and every one of the world’s billion-plus Muslims, especially those living in Western countries, is expected to go through immediately following any incident of violence involving a Muslim perpetrator. It’s a ritual that is continuing now with the Sydney hostage crisis, in which a deranged self-styled sheikh named Man Haron Monis took […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Sydney cafe: Australians say to Muslims "I'll ride with you"

As a gunman holds people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, thousands of messages of support have been posted online for Muslims in Australia who are afraid of an Islamophobic backlash.

The spark was this post on Facebook by Rachael Jacobs, who said she’d seen a woman she presumed was Muslim silently removing her hijab while […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Understanding Shariah

    An 877-Why-Islam Brochure Order a free copy or  Order in Bulk The newest buzzword these days is ‘Shariah.’ As several states scramble to pass legislation to outlaw Shariah, a hyped fear and persistent confusion surrounds this loaded term. Most people who speak passionately against Shariah do not, in reality, understand it and often reduce it […]

Understanding Shariah

An 877-Why-Islam Brochure

Order a free copy or  Order in Bulk

The newest buzzword these days is ‘Shariah.’ As several states scramble to pass legislation to outlaw Shariah, a hyped fear and persistent confusion surrounds this loaded term. Most people who speak passionately against Shariah do not, in reality, understand it and often reduce it to merely […]

By |December 15th, 2014|FAQs, North America, On Faith, Shariah, Society|2 Comments

Muhammad – What manner of man was he?

Imagine that someone at the office says that God speaks to him. At first we may think that he is not really serious. If he persists, we may wonder if he is truly sane. Or, could he be simply mischievous, trying to get us all worked-up over nothing? Or, might he be mendacious, lying for […]

Muslims in Australia: The Building of a Community

The general picture of Muslims in Australia is of a predominantly urban, intricate mosaic of communities and relationships at various stages of development. … Overall, it is a success story, a remarkable achievement. In less than forty years, Muslim communities have established themselves and created social and community structures to support an Islamic way of […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|1 Comment
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    Gender Equity in Islam

    Jamal A. Badawi, Ph.D. World Assembly of Muslim Youth I. Introduction & Methodology When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. The focus of this paper […]

Gender Equity in Islam

Jamal A. Badawi, Ph.D. World Assembly of Muslim Youth
I. Introduction & Methodology

When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. The focus of this paper is […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Gender Relations, Social Ties|3 Comments
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    Who are Muslims?

      Muslims are people who have professed belief in Islam. As believers, they worship the One God and revere Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh), as the last messenger of God. Additionally, they also believe in all the prophets which preceded Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the holy books which they brought, such as the […]

Who are Muslims?

 

Muslims are people who have professed belief in Islam. As believers, they worship the One God and revere Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh), as the last messenger of God. Additionally, they also believe in all the prophets which preceded Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the holy books which they brought, such as the Psalms, […]

By |December 14th, 2014|Islam, Muslims, On Faith|17 Comments
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    Disability in Islam

    The Treatment of Handicapped People in Islam By Saulat Pervez In our everyday lives, we often encounter handicapped people. Whether we stop to chat with them or not, many of us find ourselves thanking God for creating us free of disabilities while simultaneously uttering a prayer for them. Interestingly enough though, whereas we may consider […]

Disability in Islam

The Treatment of Handicapped People in Islam

By Saulat Pervez
In our everyday lives, we often encounter handicapped people. Whether we stop to chat with them or not, many of us find ourselves thanking God for creating us free of disabilities while simultaneously uttering a prayer for them.

Interestingly enough though, whereas we may consider such people disadvantaged, […]

By |December 13th, 2014|Social Ties, Society|0 Comments