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The Ethical Treatment of Animals

Cori Mancuso reflects on the Islamic moral and theological approach towards the treatment of animals, the controversial practices of industrial animal farming, and provides practical advice and recommendations on ethical consumerism in the Muslim community.   What are the Rights of Animals in the Modern World?   Animals are part of our everyday lives and […]

The Prophet Muhammad’s Ethics of War

At a time when extremist Muslim groups and movements commit crimes and murders in the name of Islam it is a duty for us to return back to the pure guidance of the Prophet ‎Muhammad ﷺ as it has reached us through unbroken chains of scholarly transmission. Read more about the Prophet Muhammad’s ‎ﷺ ethics […]

“…But The Prophet ﷺ Never Did it”, Bid’ah Hasanah and Living In Times Of Fitna – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

The Virtues Tour has over the years become a highlight in the calendar of British Islamic events. It’s led by Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa, who is joined by Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya, Sidi Amir Sulaiman and Sidi Nader Khan. In 2015, the tour was focused on the ethics and moral practice of prophecy. […]

VIDEO: How to Make Career Choices – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What is the best of work? It is the work by which the heart can say ‘I am content that I am doing in life that which is most likely to be most pleasing to Allah’. Choosing A Career Path How should a Muslim make career choices? What does the “ideal job” look like for a […]

Are We Beyond Slavery? Not even close.

In the first of a series of articles, Qanit Takmeel puts forth the proposition that slavery, contrary to popular opinion, is very much alive. Rasoolullah’s (upon whom be peace) time in this duniya was limited, however, his ummah is expected to inherit the mission, and see it through, to fruition. Allah Most High says, “And we have […]

Study Questions for Understanding Works of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas – Adi Setia

Study Questions for Understanding Works of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas – Adi Setia The following questions are taken from a midterm examination of an ethics course taught by Professor Adi Setia at the International Islamic University, Malaysia. They provide a useful companion to the books of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas and have been cr0ss-posted here […]

Video: Ethics of Advancement: Understanding Islamic Economics – Shaykh Faraz at UTM’s IAW

Ethics of Advancement: Understanding Islamic Economics – Shaykh Faraz at UTM’s IAW Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the ethics and values underlying Islamic economics–going beyond the “minimums” that are the concern of much of “Islamic finance” to the higher purpose and transformative good that underlies Qur’anic teachings and Prophetic guidance related to matters of money and […]

“Adab al-Ikhtilaf: Ethics of Disagreement” – Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

“Adab al-Ikhtilaf: Ethics of Disagreement” – Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari An extended, higher quality version of a previous lecture we posted. In it he addresses the perennial problem of the lack of respect for others with different opinions. He explains the nature of the unity of ahl al-sunnah wa-l-jama’ah and the proper adab (manners) for engaging in […]

Earl Lectures 2011 – Keynote Lecture – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Earl Lectures 2011 – Keynote Lecture – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf January 26, 2011 Shaykh Hamza Yusuf delivers his keynote lecture: “Lenders, Leopards, and Lions: The Violence of Avarice – Muslim Musings from Dante’s Six, Seventh, and Eighth Circles of Hell” Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is “the most influential Islamic scholar in the West” and the 38th […]