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    Within the Sheltering Peace

    By tasleem k. griffin sexual politics Imagine this scenario, for it is real: two antagonists locked in a grim power struggle. And another: two or more other competitors, rivals in a race for high stakes, a race to determine the course of their entire life. At the race’s end, prizes include compliments, telling glances, and First […]

Within the Sheltering Peace

By tasleem k. griffin
sexual politics

Imagine this scenario, for it is real: two antagonists locked in a grim power struggle. And another: two or more other competitors, rivals in a race for high stakes, a race to determine the course of their entire life. At the race’s end, prizes include compliments, telling glances, and First Prize,

By |March 30th, 2015|Gender Relations, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    Islam & Domestic Violence

    What Islam says about Domestic Violence   “The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.” Domestic violence against women remains a major concern in today’s society. The problem is so severe that it affects people from […]

Islam & Domestic Violence

What Islam says about Domestic Violence
 

“The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.”

Domestic violence against women remains a major concern in today’s society. The problem is so severe that it affects people from all ways of

By |March 20th, 2015|Family, Social Ties, Society|12 Comments
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    Marriage in Islam

    “And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect” (Quran 30:21). “O Humans revere your Guardian Lord, Who created you […]

Marriage in Islam

“And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect” (Quran 30:21).

“O Humans revere your Guardian Lord, Who created you from

By |March 5th, 2015|Family, Social Ties, Society|10 Comments
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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

Elderly Care

The Status of the Elderly in Islam

On a visit to a post office in San Diego, California, I noticed an elderly lady struggling to get out of her car. Alone and probably in her mid seventies she held the door with a trembling hand as she stepped out of the driver’s seat.

“May I help you

By |October 11th, 2014|Family, Social Ties, Society|6 Comments
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    Women in Islam

    877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure Oppressed, inferior, and unequal – for many people, these are the first words that come to mind when thinking about women in Islam. These stereotypes confuse Islam with cultural practices and fail to recognize that Islam has empowered women with the most progressive rights since the 7th century. In Islam, women are not […]

Women in Islam

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure
Oppressed, inferior, and unequal – for many people, these are the first words that come to mind when thinking about women in Islam. These stereotypes confuse Islam with cultural practices and fail to recognize that Islam has empowered women with the most progressive rights since the 7th century. In Islam, women are not inferior

By |September 24th, 2014|On Faith|40 Comments
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    Hijab: The Head Cover – Unveiled

    By Saulat Pervez Order this brochure   American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves , […]

Hijab: The Head Cover – Unveiled

By Saulat Pervez

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American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves , what it means

By |April 1st, 2012|Gender Relations, Social Ties|59 Comments

Family

We live in an age where the importance of family values is declining in society. Divorce rates are at an all time high, couples are marrying on average at older ages and the number of single parent families has increased. Overall, the proportion of people in happy marriages has declined rapidly.

In addition, more and more people

By |June 24th, 2010|Family|0 Comments