Tag: SOCIETY

Good news for innovators

An engineering student from Walthamstow has been touted as a “future industry leader” after winning a national award for designing an app to help railway engineers. Fahad Rage writes for Islam21c to speak of his success and impart on some advice for aspiring Muslims across the world. First and foremost,

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation 17 Min Read

Aspiring Minds: Empowering the Youth

  Mistaken identity – the need for Spiritual Development We find that the youth of today are in search of some “freedom” with the desire to live their “own lives.” The majority of youth are goalless, yet for Muslims our goals are all divinely inspired. Allāh says, “The goal of

Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation Spirituality 11 Min Read

Finding our ‘tribe’ in a modern world

Finding our tribe in a modern world: Questions on belonging Growing up in London, I felt fairly proud that I knew the neighbour to our right. To this day though, I don’t know the name of the Italian chap to the left, but at least we exchange friendly nods! Nothing

Featured History Latest Islamic Propagation 9 Min Read

Who is Muḥammad ﷺ?

In the very recent past the Almighty blessed me with a beautiful baby girl. In the last few weeks of my wife’s pregnancy one of her non-Muslim friends enquired, “If the baby is a boy what name will you give?” My wife replied proudly and instantaneously, “Muḥammad”. Needless to say, as

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 14 Min Read

A lesson from the Musalmans of Colonial India

Dispelling myths of Muslim integration Part 2: A lesson in integration from the Musalmans of Colonial India Click here for part 1 In 1871, in post Mutiny colonial India, Sir William Wilson Hunter published a report explaining the “danger to British power” of the “persistently belligerent class”: the Muslims. “The

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Popular lies about Muslim integration

Dispelling myths of Muslim integration  Part 1: Popular lies about Muslim integration Click here for part 2 The call for Muslims to integrate is getting ever louder. After the sky being blue the next most commonly accepted fact these days is that Muslims are not integrated. Interestingly no less an authority

Featured General Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation Spirituality 10 Min Read

The Muslim Business: An Overlooked Da’wah Opportunity

The Muslim Business: An Overlooked Da'wah Opportunity Today, as I walked into my prospective client's office, I wondered to myself if my client—whom I respectfully refer to as Uncle—would remember today's meeting. Uncle owns an Asian takeaway-cum-restaurant situated in the town centre of a popular Muslim neighbourhood. He and I met

Does spying make you feel safer?

“Let them worship the Lord of this House.Who feeds them against hunger and gives them security against fear.”       Safety and security is an essential need for all of mankind at all levels; for individuals, families and the community at large. It is a basic human right and thus the responsibility

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Apathetic Muslim?

It’s that time again… Parliament has been dissolved. Political parties are in full-blown campaign mode. Mud is being slung, promises are being made, battle lines are being drawn. Over the next few weeks leading up to the 2015 general election in May many people will be talking about who to