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Hamza Yusuf

    Abu Eesa Niamatullah

    • And a response to Gilligan, if you can be bothered…
      I mean that you know. Only if you can be bothered, because it’s clear from Andrew Gilligan’s hatchet job on me in his column in The Sunday Telegraph, that he’s not quite paying his researchers enough money. Zero-hour contracts? Work experience…
      - 54 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 11:18pm -
    • A response to some bakwas from “Harry’s Place”
      Yep, they got bored over there at Islamophobe Central and so they thought they’d make up some nonsense. The mistake they made is that they thought I would ignore someone making up rubbish and that I wouldn’t respond. Aha, I did. A while back, and…
      - 54 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 10:50pm -
    • AE ART – Chapter Thirteen
      AE ART – The Thirteenth Chapter Allah jalla wa ‘alā says: “Did you [O Disbelievers] not swear in the past that your power would have no end? You lived in the same places as others who wronged themselves before, and you were clearly shown how W…
      - , 22 Jul 13, 12:54am -
    • AE ART – Chapter Twelve
      AE ART – The Twelfth Chapter Allah jalla wa ‘alā says: “Keep up the prayer at both ends of the day, and during parts of the night, for the good things drive the bad away – this is a reminder for those who remember Allah often.” (11:114) Th…
      - , 21 Jul 13, 1:02am -
    • AE ART – Chapter Eleven
      AE ART – The Eleventh Chapter Allah jalla wa ‘alā says: “[The Believers are] those who turn to Allah in repentance; who worship Him and commit themselves in their journey to Him; who praise Him; who bow down and prostrate themselves; who order…
      - , 20 Jul 13, 5:10am -

    Suhaib Webb

    • When Did Faith and Reason Part Ways?
      By Noran Azmy “Faith” is a controversial word for me. In the current global culture, “faith” is thrown in with “emotions”, “superstition” and “delusion”. Belief in God nowadays is somehow tantamount to belief in UFO’s and alien…
      - 2 days ago, 21 May 15, 12:00pm -
    • Seeing Beyond: He who Harms, He who Benefits
      Names of Allah Series:  Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV | Part XV | Part XVI | Part XVII | Part XVIII …
      - 3 days ago, 20 May 15, 12:00pm -
    • Warning Against Wanton Takfir
      Originally posted in November 2011. Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV In light of the modern tendency of some to engage in wanton takfir, it would be irresponsible to not point out some complexities that may relate to takfir in the west. The…
      - 5 days ago, 18 May 15, 12:00pm -
    • A Chosen Man
      By Ismahan Abdullahi   In the darkest hour, your light arose. When souls were lost, wandering aimlessly, seeking that which they did not know, Out came a Prophet, from Allah and Allah alone. When truth was forgotten, mixed in with illusions, In the…
      - 9 days ago, 14 May 15, 12:00pm -
    • 5 Powerful Lessons from the Qur’an to Excel in 2015
      By Paola Garcia It is my strong belief that the Qur’an contains the best personal development technology in existence. I came to Islam after having explored several other spiritual traditions and endless self-improvement courses and books. I can at…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 12:00pm -

    Nouman Ali Khan

    • Ramadan Prep Guide for Busy People | Part 1: Training Season
      Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 I'm all for uplifting messages that inspire us to put forth our best effort in worshiping Allah during Ramadan.  However, in lands where people do not have the luxury of time and sleep post-suhoor, getting max…
      - 5 days ago, 18 May 15, 7:00am -
    • When You Marry for Four Reasons, Don’t Forget Your Reason
      By Karim Serageldin As a practicing psychologist, I was once consulted by a brother in Turkey in need of immediate relationship advice. In summary, the brother's “emergency” was that he had met a nice religious girl from a good family but was not…
      - 9 days ago, 14 May 15, 11:09am -
    • The Muslim Communities Are in a State of Emergency And In It Lies Our Biggest Opportunity.
      They say that humanity only really learns the most earnest of lessons in a state of crisis, a state of complete breakdown. Only after facing that breakdown, are we then capable of embracing the breakthroughs necessary that have largely been neglected…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 3:07pm -
    • Letter to the Editor: Mass Graves of Rohingya in Thailand — Appeal to ASEAN
      Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM) was deeply sad to hear about the finding of more than 30 graves of Rohingya in Sadao, Thailand. This news is not new to us. Ethnic Rohingya who fled prosecutions from the Myanmar go…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 12:52pm -
    • Life in Prison: How Islam Can Save Aaron Hernandez
      When the gavel came down on Aaron Hernandez — the former New England Patriots and University of Florida football star convicted on April 15 of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd — a common narrative among tra…
      - 12 days ago, 11 May 15, 8:43pm -

    Yasir Qadhi

    • Ramadan Prep Guide for Busy People | Part 1: Training Season
      Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 I'm all for uplifting messages that inspire us to put forth our best effort in worshiping Allah during Ramadan.  However, in lands where people do not have the luxury of time and sleep post-suhoor, getting max…
      - 5 days ago, 18 May 15, 7:00am -
    • When You Marry for Four Reasons, Don’t Forget Your Reason
      By Karim Serageldin As a practicing psychologist, I was once consulted by a brother in Turkey in need of immediate relationship advice. In summary, the brother's “emergency” was that he had met a nice religious girl from a good family but was not…
      - 9 days ago, 14 May 15, 11:09am -
    • The Muslim Communities Are in a State of Emergency And In It Lies Our Biggest Opportunity.
      They say that humanity only really learns the most earnest of lessons in a state of crisis, a state of complete breakdown. Only after facing that breakdown, are we then capable of embracing the breakthroughs necessary that have largely been neglected…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 3:07pm -
    • Letter to the Editor: Mass Graves of Rohingya in Thailand — Appeal to ASEAN
      Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM) was deeply sad to hear about the finding of more than 30 graves of Rohingya in Sadao, Thailand. This news is not new to us. Ethnic Rohingya who fled prosecutions from the Myanmar go…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 12:52pm -
    • Life in Prison: How Islam Can Save Aaron Hernandez
      When the gavel came down on Aaron Hernandez — the former New England Patriots and University of Florida football star convicted on April 15 of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd — a common narrative among tra…
      - 12 days ago, 11 May 15, 8:43pm -

    Yasir Birjas

    • Ramadan Prep Guide for Busy People | Part 1: Training Season
      Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 I'm all for uplifting messages that inspire us to put forth our best effort in worshiping Allah during Ramadan.  However, in lands where people do not have the luxury of time and sleep post-suhoor, getting max…
      - 5 days ago, 18 May 15, 7:00am -
    • When You Marry for Four Reasons, Don’t Forget Your Reason
      By Karim Serageldin As a practicing psychologist, I was once consulted by a brother in Turkey in need of immediate relationship advice. In summary, the brother's “emergency” was that he had met a nice religious girl from a good family but was not…
      - 9 days ago, 14 May 15, 11:09am -
    • The Muslim Communities Are in a State of Emergency And In It Lies Our Biggest Opportunity.
      They say that humanity only really learns the most earnest of lessons in a state of crisis, a state of complete breakdown. Only after facing that breakdown, are we then capable of embracing the breakthroughs necessary that have largely been neglected…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 3:07pm -
    • Letter to the Editor: Mass Graves of Rohingya in Thailand — Appeal to ASEAN
      Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM) was deeply sad to hear about the finding of more than 30 graves of Rohingya in Sadao, Thailand. This news is not new to us. Ethnic Rohingya who fled prosecutions from the Myanmar go…
      - 10 days ago, 13 May 15, 12:52pm -
    • Life in Prison: How Islam Can Save Aaron Hernandez
      When the gavel came down on Aaron Hernandez — the former New England Patriots and University of Florida football star convicted on April 15 of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd — a common narrative among tra…
      - 12 days ago, 11 May 15, 8:43pm -

    Sherman Jackson

      Zaid Shakir

      • America Just Got Its First Accredited Muslim College
        “Muslim college received formal academic accreditation this past weekend, making it the first officially recognized Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States”.By Jack Jenkins, March 10, 2015On Sunday, Zaytuna College, a li…
        - 67 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
      • Diffused Congruence Podcast: Imam Zaid Shakir of Zaytuna College
        We’re very excited to be joined by renowned scholar Imam Zaid Shakir for this month’s episode.By Zaki Hasan and Parvez Ahmed, Oakland, CA. March 15, 2015As a founding member of Zaytuna College, the first accredited Islamic college in the Unit…
        - 69 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 10:54pm -
      • Let Us Mock the Muslims (For We Traffic in Mockery)
        Mockery: Behavior or speech that makes fun of someone or something in a hurtful way.Mockery of entire groups has effectively been criminalized in Western societies. One would think thrice before publicly mocking Jews, African Americans, homosexuals…
        - , 21 Jan 15, 4:49am -
      • New Charlie Hebdo Cover Depicts Prophet Mohammed
        By Brian Stelter (CNN) It is a message of defiance, but also forgiveness—and many Muslims responded with similarly mixed emotions.It is a magazine cover depicting the Prophet Mohammed with a tear falling from his cheek, holding a sign that sa…
        - , 13 Jan 15, 9:28pm -
      • Pakistani Murders Are Wrong!
        The attack by the Pakistani Taliban, purportedly in retaliation for the Pakistani Army’s offensive in Waziristan, illustrates the degree to which an anti-Islamic cult of death has permeated into the ranks of some groups claiming an affiliation with…
        - , 18 Dec 14, 9:10am -

      Faraz Rabbani

      Ismail Kamdar

      • New website launched - closing of this blog
        As Salaam Alaikum Wa RahmatullahAlhamdulillah, all praise is due to Allah who takes people from strength to strength and helps us in ways we never imagined.When I began this blog four years ago, I never realized how much Khair people will take from i…
        - , 19 Jun 13, 9:32am -
      • NEW TAFSEER PROJECT - VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
        Alhamdulillah, thus far I have recorded 34 Tafseer lectures on a local Radio station (and counting) and now I want to turn these lectures into downloadable mp3 with transcriptions, as well as a book. To do this, I require your assistance!The project…
        - , 25 Apr 13, 9:27am -
      • Verse of the Day Collection 2012 - FREE E-Book!
        All praise is due to Allah, the Lord and Creator and the universe who gave me the strength to complete this project, and I ask Allah to send His peace and blessings upon His final messenger Muhammad and all those who follow his way with righteousnes…
        - , 21 Sep 12, 9:19am -
      • Upcoming Events
        Events to look forward to this week and month: (all times SA - GMT +2) 1) Tomorrow at 9am - "The Divine Connection - Practical Tips for making the Qur'an a constant part of your life," - Radio Al-Ansaar with myself 2) Thursday at 3pm - "The Lost Le…
        - , 28 Aug 12, 8:20am -
      • New Radio Series - The Divine Connection
        Alhamdulillah, today was the first episode of my new six-part radio series "The Divine Connection - Understanding the Qur'an" every Wednesday 9am-10am (GMT +2) on Radio Al-Ansaar.Here is my notes of today's episode:Introduction:You listening to Radio…
        - , 18 Jul 12, 1:02pm -

      Abu Zayd