Family: The Building Blocks of Society

By Saulat PervezMr. and Mrs. Siddiq migrated to the United States in the late 1980s from Pakistan. Sponsored by Mrs. Siddiq’s brother, they had a clear and simple goal: to avail better educational opportunities for their four children in the New World.Muhammad Uthman came to the United States as a [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:35+00:00 October 31st, 2014|Family, Islamic Teachings, North America, Social-Ties|

Jinn

By Dr. Jamal Badawi When we talk about God’s creatures, let’s classify them into two main groups, the seen and the un-seen.  Now the creatures that are seen can be classified into two major groups, humans and others.  By others we mean animals, animate and inanimate objects. Angels and Jinn: [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 30th, 2014|On Faith|

CBC Ideas: Is Islam the ‘green’ religion?

By David Gutnick Recent headlines from the mainstream media around the world highlight how the words "Muslim" and "Islam" are often mentioned in the context of terrorism. But according to a world-renowned scholar, there's another word that should be associated with Islam — environmentalism. Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a professor of [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 28th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths|

Obama’s Former Muslim Advisor Assesses Whether He’s Lived Up to His Cairo Speech

By Jessica Schulberg When Obama came into office, he appointed Dalia Mogahed to his advisory council on faith-based partnerships and gave her a seemingly impossible task: improve Muslim perception of the United States. In 2009, the U.S. was fighting two wars in Muslim countries, imprisoning hundreds of Arab men without [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 28th, 2014|External Links, Islam and Other Faiths|

Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Islam and Other Faiths, Spiritual Journeys|
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