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Day 24: Serve the Community–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 24: Serve the Community Service isn’t some nice thing we do for a few hours to get experience for our CV. Service is love, sincere concern, and a way of seeking the Divine. Service is doing the unglamorous work. It’s the elbow grease, it’s enduring criticism and ingratitude for the sake of what you […]

Creating & Sustaining North American Muslim Scholarship

Muslim Scholarship One from the archives! Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at the 2007 Muslim Students Association National Continental Conference, with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, on fostering home grown Muslim scholarship.

Creating & Sustaining North American Muslim Scholarship

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi (left) and Shaykh Faraz Rabbani One from the archives! Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at the 2007 Muslim Students Association National Continental Conference, with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi (who can be heard in the question and answer session towards the end).

Love & Balance: Following Our Scholars to Allah – Reflections by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

If you haven’t already connected with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on social media, you should. He often shares beneficial advice and insightful reflections. The following, posted recently, is just one example. You can follow Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on both twitter and facebook. The affirmation of rank with Allah doesn’t negate the manifestation of very human qualities, […]

How to Respond to Setbacks in Islam’s Religious Discourse – Habib Ali al-Jifri

Original post can be found here. The solutions to the setbacks facing Islam’s religious discourse require a unification of efforts and and an assumption of responsibility by all stakeholders involved. They, the stakeholders, are: (1) the scholars/ulama (who have the largest share of the responsibility since every area has it own expertise and this is […]

The Requisites of Leadership, by Imam Zaid Shakir

“This lecture examines the requisites of leadership at both the individual and the communal level. It emphasizes the importance of good followers as one of the greatest factors aiding good leadership. Imam Zaid mentions some of the trials leaders will encounter at various levels of endeavor. This lecture will prove insightful for community leaders and organizers […]