Tag: OBESITY

Under Digital Threat: Muslim Children’s Spirituality

By now, most parents know about the dangers of heavy tech use for children. For Muslim parents, we must also consider how the hyperstimulation and instant gratification of digital tech may be seriously damaging our children's spiritual growth.

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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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Getting a hold on obesity

ʿUmar b. Al-Khaṭṭāb (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) once met a man with a protruding stomach. When he questioned about it he answered that it was a blessing from Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā). ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) corrected him by saying that it was, instead, a ‘punishment’ from Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā).