Worldwide Condemnation of Terrorism

By Abdullah, WhyIslam Associate Prominent Muslim scholars, organizations and movements, representing the vast majority of Muslims worldwide, have repeatedly condemned terrorism, and have spoken out for peace and justice. Following is a very brief list of such open condemnation of terrorism, including statements issued in the wake of the heinous [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:00+00:00September 24th, 2014|Islam and Other Faiths, Terrorism|

City lives: Timbuktu’s leader of the faith is also its chief builder

By Alex Duval Smith Timbuktu’s clay-built Djinguereber mosque, commissioned in 1327 by emperor Musa I, is one of the most precious religious buildings in the world. Amid the extreme heat and sandstorms, its upkeep is an art in itself. The muezzin of Djinguereber is also its chief builder, a role [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:00+00:00September 20th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths|

The History of Islam in Africa

By Amadou Shakur The Prophet Muhammad reminded the Muslim world, “We are a single community, distinct from others.” The distinction shapes the Muslim’s religious identity and underlines the nature of the Islamic ideal, whether the purity of the monotheistic concept, the uncompromising quest for morality, or the lifelong seeking of [...]

2018-01-23T13:47:19+00:00September 18th, 2014|Africa, African Americans, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Morality & Ethics in Islam

Self Development The word “morality” comes from the Latin word moralitas meaning "manner, character, and proper behavior". Morality generally refers to a code of conduct, that an individual, group or society hold as authoritative, in distinguishing right from wrong. Such an ideal code of conduct is often espoused in preference [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:00+00:00September 18th, 2014|Social-Ties, Society|

Troy Moon: Islam one of three Abrahamic faiths

A few us here at the Pensacola News Journal get called out by a letter writer — see Wednesday's Opinion page — for not addressing the beheadings of American journalists by terrorists in the Middle East. "...all murdered by Muslims, the followers of Allah, Shariah lawlessness and insanity. Yet not [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:01+00:00September 16th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths|

In midst of Ferguson violence, Islam teaches racial lessons

By Syed Rizvi Malcolm X once said, “America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem.” In the context of the aforementioned quote, Malcolm X addresses the point that western imperialism and the colonization of foreign lands led to the [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:01+00:00September 16th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths|
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