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VIDEO: Dr Umar Faruq Abdallah in Conversation

For almost forty minutes, Dr Umar Faruq Abdallah answered questions from Nazir Ahmed Ghani of Subh e Noor, a Pakistani channel. The topics ranged from animal rights to sufis who don’t follow Islamic law, if dhikr serves any purpose and how a man’s religiosity affects his treatment of his wife, the intense pressure of being […]

The Limits to Differences of Opinion In Islam – Dr Umar F Abd-Allah

Differences of opinion in Islam – do they harm Muslim communities or are they a source of strength and mercy? Are such discussions the domain of the knowledgeable or us laymen? What are the limits to this within the shariah? Are you fed up of hearing, “I don’t believe in schools of thought or madhabs, […]

"Give as an act of worship to God" – Dr. Umar Farooq Abd-Allah

We asked our dear teacher Dr. Umar Farooq Abd-Allah to record a special message for you about the #SpreadLight campaign. But honestly, even we were blown away by what he said. You’re going to want to watch this… “There are only 3 types of people whom we should aspire to be. Either a scholar, a […]

Where Is Jesus?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalaamu alaikum, Is Jesus in Heaven waiting to be sent back to Earth to defeat the Anti-Christ, or is he somewhere else? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, the Noble Prophet Jesus (Allah […]

Crucifixion of Christ – Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

By Sidi Aashif Sacha Click here for original link This khutba was given by Dr Umar in Georgetown, Guyana. Given that it was ‘Good Friday’ he delivered a powerful sermon detailing the Islamic perspective on the Crucifixion of Christ. [Islamic Perspective on the Crucifixion of Christ] The Muslim belief about Jesus (may peace be upon […]

Mercy, The Stamp of Creation by Dr Umar Faruq Abd’Allah

This paper examines the role of mercy in the Islamic tradition and eternal salvation, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the ‘religion of peace,’ theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the ‘religion of mercy.’ God has designated mercy as his primary relation to […]