Tag: ISLAM

The REAL Christmas Story: How a Prophet was turned into a god

Muslims typically argue on the basis that the date of December 25th, and symbolic practices such as adorning trees with gold and silver, have direct parallels with paganism, and therefore such celebrations should be avoided.

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Face to Face: Muslim Integration

ʿAbd Allāh Thomson dispels common myths about Muslims and so-called "integration".

25 Ways to Enter Jannah

We all say that we want to enter Jannah, however do we genuinely take the steps to attain this honourable state?

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Muslim Apologism and a Neo-Islam

In the wake of any putative"terror attack", many Muslims can be seen sitting with bated breath, keyboards and phones at the ready, waiting to condemn...

[Sh Haitham] Khutba for Eid al-Fitr

This Ramadān has been full of ups and downs for our community. Sh Haitham discusses the victories and challenges this Ramadān in his 1438 Eid al-Fitr Khutba...

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Sh Haitham on Turkey’s Referendum Victory

Shaikh Dr Haitham al-Haddad congratulates Turkey on its historic referendum, in spite of the systematic demonisation of Turkey's leadership across the west...

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Exploiting Female Islamic Scholars

I have always found it fascinating to read the various pity pieces about Muslim women; how we need saving from hairy chest-and-women-beating Muslim men; how our hijabs should be ripped off by the illuminated hand of enlightenment rationalism; how we must be leveraged out of sadistic servitude-laden homes and thrust

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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

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Who are the Majoos?

In the run up to Christmas and the New Year, the Nativity was re-enacted by school children across the country. The entrance of the Magi is always one of the highlights. ‘For a moment, the sober Christian story seems to shimmer and blend into the marvelous tales of The Thousand and

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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