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Unity Among Western Muslim Communities

Unity Among Western Muslim Communities By Dr. Ja`far Sheikh Idris Innal hamdalillaahi nahmaduhu wa nasta`eenuhu wa nastaghfiruh, wa na`oodhubillaahi min shuroori anfusinaa wa sayyi’aati a`maalinaa, wa may yahdi llaahu fa huwal muhtad, wa may yudhlil fa lan tajida lahu waliyyan murshidaa, thumma ammaa ba`d: I think I better start by …

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Understanding Television

Understanding Television (Author’s Request: Please turn off your television set as you read this article.) In Karachi the murder and mayhem have been going on for years. “The only social activities left in the city are those related to death,” wrote a Karachi newsmagazine editorial some years ago. “Funerals, burial, …

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“Then Beat Them”? (Your Wives)

“Then Beat Them”? (Your Wives) Compiled by Yusuf Estes Women Treatment in Islam We receive many questions about the treatment of women in Islam in general and what Muslim men do with their wives in particular. The following should help to shed some light on this most important subject. Question: …

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The Truth About Walt Disney Company

The Truth About Walt Disney Company FACT: Disney hired Victor Salva, a convicted child molester, to direct its movie “Powder.” When Salva’s victim, Nathan Winters (now 20), publicized the hiring, some of the police officers who investigated the 1987 molestation said they were incredulous that Salva was working again as …

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The Quran and Hadith on Mothers

The Quran and Hadith on Mothers The Quran 1. “We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents; in pain did his mother bear him, and in pain did she give him birth” (46:15). 2. “Thy Lord hath decreed that ye worship none but Him, and that ye be kind …

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The Key to Raising Righteous and Successful Children

Islamic Knowledge: The Key to Raising Righteous and Successful Children By Dr. Norlain Dindang Mababaya Teaching Islam to our Children: An Important Islamic Duty Islam teaches us different ways to attain success. One best way is to seek Islamic knowledge based on the Qur’an and the Sunnah. We need to …

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The Importance and Methodology of Tarbiyah

The Importance and Methodology of Tarbiyah (Education & Upbringing) by Shaikh Ahmed Aways Tarbiyah in Islam is very important, for indeed all of the Deen is based upon tarbiyah (i.e. the education and upbringing of the people). This starts first of all with the education and training of our own …

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The Ill Effects of Television

The Ill Effects of Television By Abu Mohammed Abdur-Rauf Shakir Introduction The great need for discussion of the Islamic perspective concerning the issue of television is clear to us all. Since television has entered the homes of people in every corner of the earth, the rich and the poor, the …

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The Fall of the Family

The Fall of the Family By: Abdal Hakim Murad Abdal Wadod Shalabi has remarked that a society only becomes truly decadent when “decadence” as a principle is never referred to in public debate. Prior generations of Muslims and Christians were forever fretting about their own unworthiness when measured against past …

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