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, [...]

2017-12-01T00:18:59+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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. [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:28+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2017-12-19T18:38:47+00:00 October 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Women in Islam

877-WHY-ISLAM Brochure Request a copy View in PDF 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 [...]

2018-05-03T15:38:16+00:00 September 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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. [...]

2017-12-01T00:22:08+00:00 June 24th, 2010|Uncategorized|