Social Values and Norms in Islam

Infinite Blessings

Habeeba Husain A couple of years ago, I took on a personal blogging endeavor based on one of my favorite verses of the Quran. The verse states, “And He gave you from all you asked of Him. And if you should count the favors of Allah, you could [...]

2018-11-07T21:45:49+00:00November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When Tragedy Strikes

Habeeba Husain News broke recently regarding the brutal killing and dismembering of The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. With each day, the public learned about who, what, when, where, and why…even though none of it seemed to make any sense. There was yet another shooting targeting Black Americans [...]

2018-11-05T22:57:51+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Media and Sexuality

Children’s thinking is primarily impacted by the environment they grow up in. These include daily events, memorable experiences and peak feelings. Cartoons are one of the daily habits that children partake in; studies have shown that an average child with a television in the home watches approximately 18,000 hours [...]

2018-03-01T17:36:05+00:00January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Blessings in Disguise

Habeeba Husain   I never considered myself a germaphobe. Learning about the tiny little bugs that were on my hands, pencils, and desk never freaked me out. But in many television shows I watched as a kid, there was always an episode focused around one character’s obsession with [...]

2018-01-12T23:13:59+00:00January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Society

Islam: about the individual as well as the larger society Islam is as much about one’s spirituality as the social ties which bind humans together. In that sense, Islam is concerned not only about the individual but the larger society as well. For example, “Enjoining what is right and [...]

2017-12-20T17:43:39+00:00November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:00+00:00March 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:01+00:00March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|
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