Tag: UMMAH

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

Asia Current Affairs Featured Opinion Politics Turkey 0 Min Read

Why Muslims Support Erdogan – Sh Haitham al-Haddad

https://youtu.be/UYl5J7PoBiE Shaikh Dr Haitham al-Haddad talks about the Islamic legitimacy of the leadership of Turkey's President Erdogan, the problem with military coups, a brief recent history of Turkey, and why he believes that Erdogan is a mujaddid (Islamic reviver) of today. Click above to watch the video or below to

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The Legacy of Muhammad Iqbal

‘Allāma Iqbāl in Oldham­ A series on Muḥammad Iqbāl Part 1: On unity and identity In a quiet neighbourhood in Oldham, Greater Manchester, amidst vibrant greenery and rows of quaint houses lies 31 ‘Allama Iqbāl road. Although it may at first seem an anomaly amongst the other more ‘English’ street

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 9 Min Read

Do You Want Good For Others?

Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said, “None of you believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.” In another narration it is reported that he said, “By the One in whose hand is my soul, a servant does not believe until he loves for

Comment Education Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic 35 Min Read

Takfīr Is Not Your Job

Deliberation before Condemnation – Part 4 Part 1 | 2 | 3 Imām Ibnu Taymiyyah said, هَذَا مَعَ أَنِّي دَائِمًا وَمَنْ جَالَسَنِي يَعْلَمُ ذَلِكَ مِنِّي: أَنِّي مِنْ أَعْظَمِ النَّاسِ نَهْيًا عَنْ أَنْ يُنْسَبَ مُعَيَّنٌ إلَى تَكْفِيرٍ وَتَفْسِيقٍ وَمَعْصِيَةٍ، إلَّا إذَا عُلِمَ أَنَّهُ قَدْ قَامَتْ عَلَيْهِ الْحُجَّةُ الرسالية الَّتِي مَنْ خَالَفَهَا كَانَ كَافِرًا

Current Affairs Featured Middle East Politics Syria 17 Min Read

Now it’s Syria’s turn for help

{وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ {10 {أُولَٰئِكَ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ {11 {فِي جَنَّاتِ النَّعِيمِ {12 {ثُلَّةٌ مِنَ الْأَوَّلِينَ {13 {وَقَلِيلٌ مِنَ الْآخِرِينَ {14 And those foremost will be the foremost . These will be those nearest to Allāh. In the Gardens of delight (Paradise). A multitude of those will be from the first generations . And a few of those

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 19 Min Read

Can Muslims be racist?

Can Muslims be racist? Ten years ago I worked a temporary job in a factory during the summer holidays from university. There I once met in passing a Pakistani gentleman who was to say something to me that I still remember to this day. When he learned during a conversation

Featured General Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation Scripture 8 Min Read

Reflecting on your mirror

The Lost Art of Reflection The miraculous richness of Islamic scripture is not limited to the glorious Qur’ān, which without a doubt changed the world as we know it. Rather, as Jibrīl (‘alayhi al-Salām) used to teach the Prophet (sall Allāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) the Qur’ān, he would likewise teach

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Have we turned our backs on Syria?

In the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, the western world has united on a mass scale in solidarity for the twelve lives taken relentlessly by two gunmen ‘branded’ Muslim terrorists by the media. I use the word ‘branded’ because the inconsistencies of these attacks and

Current Affairs Iraq Middle East Politics Special Syria 10 Min Read

Verdict concerning coalition against “ISIS”

The following article does not necessarily represent Islam21c but rather it is a translation for information purposes of a statement given by the Muslim Scholars Association, representing more than 110 scholars from over 30 countries.  Scholars’ Statement Surrounding the International Coalition in Iraq and Syria In the name of Allāh,