Tag: 2016 Timeline

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Telling the Community’s Story

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles published over the last twelve months addressing problems from within, hostility from without and the empowerment of our community. Be it bittersweet introspection addressing the skeletons in our community’s closet, stemming the tide of hostile false narratives and myths, or empowering the

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The Muslim History Behind “Assassin’s Creed”

The Spanish Inquisition The new Assassin's Creed movie is an adaptation of the popular video game. The movie is set in a fictional version of real-world events – the real world events being the Spanish inquisition that followed the end of the Muslim rule of Spain in 1492. The film

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Setting the Record Straight – Scandals & Propaganda in 2016

Scroll down to see a timeline of some examples of the media and/or state propaganda last year and Islam21c’s attempt at setting the record straight “The mass media serve as a system for communicating messages and symbols to the general populace. It is their function to amuse, entertain, and inform,

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Rising Above Social Issues in 2016

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles focusing on some of the important issues affecting society in 2016 The last year we witnessed major historical events both internationally and domestically. This past year at Islam21c we sought to bring information, guidance and solutions to our readership during these tumultuous

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Nurturing the Ummah in 2016

Scroll down for an interactive timeline on articles focusing on nurturing the next generation Children are a blessing from Allāh. In the Qur’ān when children are mentioned they are referred to as a gift or a granted treasure. Few examples include At that, Zakariyah called upon his Lord, saying, "My

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People the Ummah lost in 2016

Despite knowing that death is inevitable, most people are engrossed in the trappings of this worldly life and neglect to prepare adequately for the certainty of what follows – our death and ultimate reckoning. Our stay in this world is temporary and it is when we recognise this and live

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Looking Back to Move Forward

Scroll down to see an interactive timeline of articles on history over the last twelve months. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ― Winston Churchill Whilst aspects of history are important to be learnt by all peoples, those that have been subjected to a