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Islam & the Concept of Friendship

Islam & the Concept of Friendship Below you will find several articles relating to the concept of Friendship in Islam. By Br. Isa Al-Bosnee Humans have always been social creatures and in need of friends and companions. Much of our lives is spent in interaction with others. For us Muslims …

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Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam?

Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam? By Sheikh Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo The question of family planning and birth control was discussed in detail by the Majma al-Fiqh al-Islaami. They had twenty three scholars research this topic and present their findings on this matter. The participants involved represented many different trends …

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How do we relate to non-Muslim relatives?

How do we relate to non-Muslim relatives? Dr. Aisha Hamdan offers practical advice to converts. For those who have studied, pondered, and struggled with the idea of becoming Muslim, there is often great relief when the realization comes that Shahada must be pronounced. As time goes on and more knowledge …

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How Can the Muslim Discipline One’s Self?

How Can the Muslim Discipline One’s Self? By Sheikh Muhammad Al Munajjid Acknowledging your shortcomings is one of the first steps in disciplining yourself. Whoever acknowledges that he has shortcomings has started on the path to self-discipline. This acknowledgement is one of the things that make us discipline ourselves and …

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Historical Overview Of Usury

Historical Overview Of Usury As we know, Allah Almighty has forbidden the taking of usury (riba) and in fact transactions involving usury in any way. The ayats in the Qur’an and the various hadiths on the subject make it clear that it is not only forbidden, but forbidden in the …

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Have you Talked with Your Child Today?

Have you Talked with Your Child Today? By Dr. Aisha Hamdan Have you had a meaningful conversation together? Do you know what your child accomplished today, how he may be feeling, whether or not he has any concerns? Does your child know that you care about him? In Islam, the …

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Guiding Muslim Children

Guiding Muslim Children Many Muslim parents wake up one day and find they have a rebellious teenager who they can’t reason with and who is intent on ignoring everyone. Many leave home angry and ignore there parents completely and do whatever they feel like. This is now a sad fact. …

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Fear Allah and Treat Your Children Fairly

Fear Allah and Treat Your Children Fairly Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger Muhammad and upon his family and companions. Allah has enjoined upon children to honour and respect their parents. He has made the parents’ rights very great and has connected duties towards …

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Family… and the Sexual Revolution

Family… and the Sexual Revolution Prophet Mohammed (saws) said: “Women are the other half of men.” The unit of humanity is not a man or a woman. It is a man and a woman in that unison that makes them a family (just like the smallest part of water is …

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Family Values – The Mother

Family Values – The Mother Upholding family ties is obligatory, as Allah says: “… fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (and do not cut of the relations of) the wombs (kinship)…” [al-Nisa’ 4:1] “And give to the kindred his due and to the poor…” [al-Isra’ 17:26] …

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