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Event Review:  Islam in the West

Jun 19, 2007 at 2:18 pm

Published by Haseeb Ahmed - June 17th, 2007 Subhanallah! It was an honor to volunteer at yesterday’s great event. Overall the event was amazing, and I hope this is the first of a regular series of “Islam in the West” events. Here are some of my thoughts regarding today’s festivities.…

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A Beautiful Religion

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jun 16, 2007 at 6:57 am

A Beautiful Religion: Part One Unfortunately, many people today perceive Islam as a repugnant, morally bankrupt religion. However, their perceptions cannot alter the reality every conscious believer knows. We know that our religion is beautiful. Perhaps what they view Islam to be is a reflection of their own state. If…

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Safar 1428

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Feb 01, 2007 at 5:58 am

The Prophet Muhammed (peace and blessings be upon him) said: ‘Awareness emanates from the heart and if the heart is sound, the whole body is sound; if it’s corrupt, the whole body is corrupt.’ The commentary for that hadith further explains the parables for the individual. On the physical level,…

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Muharram 1428

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jan 01, 2007 at 5:53 am

To summarize the duties of brotherhood and sisterhood in Islam, we should love for our brother and sister what we love for ourselves.  This is an incredible teaching that if implemented would go a long way towards improving relations between us. This spirit of love is especially important between…

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Islam: Religion or Ideology?

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jul 26, 2006 at 1:19 pm

Introduction “Leave this Europe where they are never done talking of Man, yet they murder men everywhere they find them, at the corner of every one of their streets, in all corners of the globe. For centuries they have stifled almost all of humanity in the name of a so-called…

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What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Apr 30, 2006 at 11:26 am

When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective of an Islamic education. That objective, in…

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Clash of the Uncivilised

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Feb 07, 2006 at 9:21 am

As the crisis that has emerged in the aftermath of the publication of the infamous cartoons that claim to depict the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of God upon him, escalates, we would do well by stepping back and attempting to analyze the situation as dispassionately as possible. By doing…

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Brother throws himself on Stephon Clark’s casket: ‘We’re gonna forgive the mayor.’

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm

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