by Zaid Kadir (British Columbia, Canada) It’s no secret Muslims around the world are currently facing very difficult times. From stereotyping to harassment to even murder—the tests of today are surely taking their toll. In many cases, a Muslim’s very identity seems to attract negative attention.
by Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) Indeed, one of the sad losses in the modern Muslim community is a loss of `ubudiyyah (servanthood to Allah) as the approach to and goal of Muslim life. Our approach should reflect Islamicizing modern life rather than modernizing Islamic life. During the Prophetic era, the masjid served as… Read More Masjid Partition: Its Place in the Shari`ah
By Imam Numaan Cheema (Boston, Massachusetts) You arrive at your local masjid or musalla ahead of prayer time so you can squeeze a few extra nawāfil in to increase the dough in your bank upstairs. By raising your hands up and parallel to your head, you’re about to cut yourself from everyone and everything except The Almighty.… Read More A Sanctuary?