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How to engage with what is happening in our time

How to engage with what is happening in our time

I generally avoid commenting on political issues, because in my experience doing so only serves to complicate and multiply the weaknesses of my fellow Muslims. I prefer to focus on  matters which can waken people to a strong realization that they have…

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Islamophobia

Islamophobia

Any phobia has two directions from which it arises. One direction is from the person himself who is suffering the phobia, some cause in him, psychological or cultural. The other direction is from that which the phobia is about. In this case, Muslims should realise and admit to…

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Al `Imran 121-130

Al `Imran 121-130

The Qur’an is not revealed to human minds and hearts cut off from their pasts. It is not revealed to blank minds, but to minds already shaped and constrained by their culture (inherited from their ancestors) and by present, ongoing relations and commitments.

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What is Balaghah?

What is Balaghah?

It should be ordered and coherent, with a clear direction of argument. The listener or reader should be able to make sense of, to understand, the speech or writing as it moves along. (That is one reason why specialised terminology and technical subject-matter are not compatible with balaghah.)

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The Virtue of Sūrah al-Kahf

The Virtue of Sūrah al-Kahf

They said: What is the degree of authenticity of the Prophetic narrations found regarding the virtues of chapters (sūrahs) of the Noble Qur’ān? I said: The authenticated (ṣahīh) of them are very few, and of the most well known established ṣahīh is what reliable narrators have transmitted about…

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The passing of Dr Murad Hofmann

The passing of Dr Murad Hofmann

نعي إلينا صباح اليوم (18 جمادى الأولى 1441هـ) المفكر الألمعي والكاتب الإسلامي الدكتور مراد هوفمان، سفير ألمانيا الأسبق في المغرب، وعضو المجلس الأعلى لمسلمي ألمانيا، وصاحب المؤلفات
المتداولة عن الاسلام والمسلمين، تغمده الله بمغفرة منه ورضوان
لقيته في رمضان سنة 1412هـ في الرباط وهو سفير ألمانيا لدى المغرب، فرحب بي متألفا مستأنسا، وقسمات وجهه منبسطة

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How do I study and what do I learn?

How do I study and what do I learn?

To understand what Imam Muslim is doing the historical context is decisively important. Hadith collections of different kind and quality were in wide circulation. Muslim felt the need for corrective scholarship to provide the Muslim community with a secure corpus of texts…

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Is Mortgage Permissible?

Is Mortgage Permissible?

Is taking a mortgage to buy a house permissible if the money borrowed must be paid back with interest?That which is impermissible (haram) can become permissible (halal) in conditions of necessity/need for as long as those conditions endure and so long as...

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Hanafi Fiqh Essentials

Hanafi Fiqh Essentials

This course aims to cover the essential legal aspects of ritual worship based on the book ‘Al-Fiqh al-Islami’ by Shaykh Akram Nadwi.

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Accelerated Arabic Programme

Accelerated Arabic Programme

This unique 6-week programme will serve as an in-depth study of the core foundation of the Arabic language, covering both linguistics and practical application like no other.

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