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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…
      - 19 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…
      - 19 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

    • The Overlooked Struggle
      Originally published in November 2012. It’s happened to many of us.  We come across a friend or relative—someone we would consider fairly religious—engaging in behavior that seems shocking or out of character.  You meet them on the street one…
      - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • 10 Steps to Acing Your Exams: Aim Higher
      By Abid Mohammed 10 Steps to Acing Your Exams: I  This article is the first in a series entitled “10 Steps to Acing Your Exams,” in which I hope to extract gems from traditional Islamic sources that would be of benefit to students struggling…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • O God, Grant me a Friend
      Originally published in June 2012. Let’s take a trip to a time long ago and extract wisdom from a wise man we all look up to and admire. Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) told us his story, not as a bed-time comfort, but as a means for us t…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • Who are the Ansar and the Muhajirun?
      By Zakarya Mitiche Everyone knows the story of the Ansar (Helpers) and the Muhajirun (Emigrants). The Muhajirun were the exiles, the original companions of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ (peace be upon him) who risked life and limb to stand for truth and…
      - 5 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
    • Love Thy Neighbor…or Fall
      The Inseparable Link Between a Civilization’s Success and Its Ability to Coexist Originally published in December 2009 Introduction I am tired of the pictures forwarded to me in email and of the videos posted on Facebook, Youtube, and numerous othe…
      - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 12:00pm -

    Nouman Ali Khan

    • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Intimacy: Erroneous Western Cultural Beliefs about Female Sexuality
      For mature audience only: Intimacy Matters with Haleh Banani, Umm Reem Saba Syed and Hena Zuberi | Part 3: Video for Part 3: Faulty cultural beliefs are not just limited to the East, unfortunately, there are many European cultural beliefs and paradig…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 5:13pm -
    • FearBusters: Fear of Old Age
      See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Part 4: Fear of Old Age On the verge of approaching forty, I have on occasion caught myself talking to other people and calling myself old. I do this more out of jest tha…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 1:37pm -
    • Haroon’s Marathon Mission: One Man’s Race to Help Teens Fight Cancer
      If all goes well, Haroon Mota will cross the finish line at the 2015 London Marathon about two hours after the winner would have broken the tape. By the time pre-race favorites such as world record holder Dennis Kimetto, defending champion Wilson Kip…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 2:09pm -
    • Social Media and Marriage Problems – Art of Connection with Belal Khan
      It seems that Millennials are trying to reconcile between ideas of friendship vs intimacy, privacy vs attention, and love vs significance. Are they mutually exclusive? I read an article recently that was exploring the idea that the marriage problems…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 1:51pm -
    • Trust Allah in All of Your Affairs, and You Will Never Be Disappointed
      Sleeping bag, flashlight, rain poncho. The list of items needed for my daughter's weekend trip to Girl Scout camp stretched on and on. Non-scented chap stick-so as not to attract raccoons, sunblock and shower shoes. I checked each item off the list a…
      - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 4:27am -

    Yasir Qadhi

    • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Intimacy: Erroneous Western Cultural Beliefs about Female Sexuality
      For mature audience only: Intimacy Matters with Haleh Banani, Umm Reem Saba Syed and Hena Zuberi | Part 3: Video for Part 3: Faulty cultural beliefs are not just limited to the East, unfortunately, there are many European cultural beliefs and paradig…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 5:13pm -
    • FearBusters: Fear of Old Age
      See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Part 4: Fear of Old Age On the verge of approaching forty, I have on occasion caught myself talking to other people and calling myself old. I do this more out of jest tha…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 1:37pm -
    • Haroon’s Marathon Mission: One Man’s Race to Help Teens Fight Cancer
      If all goes well, Haroon Mota will cross the finish line at the 2015 London Marathon about two hours after the winner would have broken the tape. By the time pre-race favorites such as world record holder Dennis Kimetto, defending champion Wilson Kip…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 2:09pm -
    • Social Media and Marriage Problems – Art of Connection with Belal Khan
      It seems that Millennials are trying to reconcile between ideas of friendship vs intimacy, privacy vs attention, and love vs significance. Are they mutually exclusive? I read an article recently that was exploring the idea that the marriage problems…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 1:51pm -
    • Trust Allah in All of Your Affairs, and You Will Never Be Disappointed
      Sleeping bag, flashlight, rain poncho. The list of items needed for my daughter's weekend trip to Girl Scout camp stretched on and on. Non-scented chap stick-so as not to attract raccoons, sunblock and shower shoes. I checked each item off the list a…
      - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 4:27am -

    Yasir Birjas

    • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Intimacy: Erroneous Western Cultural Beliefs about Female Sexuality
      For mature audience only: Intimacy Matters with Haleh Banani, Umm Reem Saba Syed and Hena Zuberi | Part 3: Video for Part 3: Faulty cultural beliefs are not just limited to the East, unfortunately, there are many European cultural beliefs and paradig…
      - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 5:13pm -
    • FearBusters: Fear of Old Age
      See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Part 4: Fear of Old Age On the verge of approaching forty, I have on occasion caught myself talking to other people and calling myself old. I do this more out of jest tha…
      - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 1:37pm -
    • Haroon’s Marathon Mission: One Man’s Race to Help Teens Fight Cancer
      If all goes well, Haroon Mota will cross the finish line at the 2015 London Marathon about two hours after the winner would have broken the tape. By the time pre-race favorites such as world record holder Dennis Kimetto, defending champion Wilson Kip…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 2:09pm -
    • Social Media and Marriage Problems – Art of Connection with Belal Khan
      It seems that Millennials are trying to reconcile between ideas of friendship vs intimacy, privacy vs attention, and love vs significance. Are they mutually exclusive? I read an article recently that was exploring the idea that the marriage problems…
      - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 1:51pm -
    • Trust Allah in All of Your Affairs, and You Will Never Be Disappointed
      Sleeping bag, flashlight, rain poncho. The list of items needed for my daughter's weekend trip to Girl Scout camp stretched on and on. Non-scented chap stick-so as not to attract raccoons, sunblock and shower shoes. I checked each item off the list a…
      - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 4:27am -

    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…
        - 32 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…
        - 34 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…
        - 87 days ago, 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…
        - 95 days ago, 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