Tag: EDUCATION

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Sh. ʿAbdul-Azīz al-Tarīfī acquitted of all convictions

The official Facebook Page of Sheikh ʿAbdul-ʿAzīz b. Marzūq al-Ṭarīfī posted an update on the verdict of the Sheikh who was arrested by Saudi security forces last year. The statement which was posted on Thursday has been widely shared on social media. It states: “There are many questions about Sh.

Put your phone down and touch people’s lives

In today’s global village, many of us are instantly aware of something happening on the other side of the planet but detached from meaningful relationships with our neighbours...

“Reforming” Islam to suit popular culture is a bad idea

"As a former practising Christian, I saw first hand the effect of reforming wisdom and morality to suit the whims and desires of some powerful people..."

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New resources released for schools to tackle Islamophobia

Muslim community and advocacy group MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development) has recently made public a wealth of high quality resources to be used in schools to teach about and tackle Islamophobia. The content is designed to equip teachers with materials and statistics to facilitate discussions about Islamophobia in line with

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Politics Propagation Women 11 Min Read

The Stupidity of Comparing Hijab to Pole Dancing

The Politics of Hijāb The hijāb is a concept which goes beyond the sublunary. It connects to the spiritual by obliterating worldly expectations in favour of conformity to that which is most pleasing to Allāh, Most High. It is, for many Muslim women, attuned to their faith, a source of

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation 9 Min Read

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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Summary of Our Legal Case Against Prevent

What follows is a summary and some reflections from the four-day hearing at the High Court for the judicial review into the UK Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It was a great educational experience for me personally, after which I am genuinely optimistic and happy—by the Grace of Allah. There were many

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation UK 9 Min Read

7 Tips to Talking About Sex

Our children are at the cusp of adulthood and it is my turn to inform them concerning the facts of life and all the ways a Muslim adult should think and act in being obedient to Allāh and His Messenger (sall Allahu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Allāh (subhanahu wa taʿala) advised:

Minaret: £150k | Imam: £15k

In a few remarks that garnered much debate, a well-known and respected UK scholar, Sheikh Zahir Mahmood, recently wrote: We have minarets worth £150,000 but only pay £15,000 for the imam. We invest more in structures than in people. We must be the only community with such utter lack of

The Teaching Revolution

92 years have passed since the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Modern day Turkey. In a very short space of time Kamal Atatürk, the founding father of modern Turkey, was able to secularise an entire nation. Central to his policies was a drive to so-called ‘modernisation’