Niqab: An Approach Based on the Proofs

Wearing niqab is a deeply personal choice. Many across the world wear it for no other reason than to please their Lord. Unfortunately, some non-Muslims and Muslims equate the niqab with extremism or dismiss it as a purely cultural practice. Attached is a discussion to show that niqab indeed has a legitimate basis in Islam.... Continue Reading →

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Spirituality of Gender Relations

by Mateen A. Khan (Trenton, NJ) الَّذِينَ يَتَّبِعُونَ الرَّسُولَ النَّبِيَّ الْأُمِّيَّ الَّذِي يَجِدُونَهُ مَكْتُوبًا عِندَهُمْ فِي التَّوْرَاةِ وَالْإِنجِيلِ يَأْمُرُهُم بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَيَنْهَاهُمْ عَنِ الْمُنكَرِ وَيُحِلُّ لَهُمُ الطَّيِّبَاتِ وَيُحَرِّمُ عَلَيْهِمُ الْخَبَائِثَ وَيَضَعُ عَنْهُمْ إِصْرَهُمْ وَالْأَغْلَالَ الَّتِي كَانَتْ عَلَيْهِمْ ۚ فَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا بِهِ وَعَزَّرُوهُ وَنَصَرُوهُ وَاتَّبَعُوا النُّورَ الَّذِي أُنزِلَ مَعَهُ ۙ أُولَـٰئِكَ هُمُ الْمُفْلِحُونَ Those who follow the... Continue Reading →

When Yaqeen Leads to Doubt

Note: This article was updated on Apr 12th, 2018 to reflect changes made by Dr. Brown on Apr 11th, 2018. by Mateen A. Khan, Trenton NJ The ulama, as representatives of the Prophet ﷺ after his demise, carry a great responsibility.[1] Their role entails conveying the dīn as it is meant holistically through the lens... Continue Reading →

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