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Contextualising Justice in the Muslim Community – Social Justice Series

In this series, Shaykh Walead Mosaad speaks about defining social justice in the Islamic paradigm. Here, he and Ustadh Nazim Baksh discuss contextualising justice in the Muslim communities. When the Prophet Muhammad, Allah bless him and give him peace, began his mission in Mecca, the society was rift with tribalism, racism, and economic inequality. As […]

Contextualising Justice in the Muslim Community – Social Justice Series

In this series, Shaykh Walead Mosaad speaks about defining social justice in the Islamic paradigm. Here, he and Ustadh Nazim Baksh discuss contextualising justice in the Muslim communities. When the Prophet Muhammad, Allah bless him and give him peace, began his mission in Mecca, the society was rift with tribalism, racism, and economic inequality. As […]

Caribbean Calling, An Interview with Ustadh Nazim Baksh

At the beginning of the blessed month of Rabi’al Awwal 1438, Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari and Ustadh Nazim Baksh will visit the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago. Shaykh Ahmad will give a series of talks on the life of Allah’s Messenger, peace and blessings be upon him, at local mosques and will teach from Al-Nubdhah Al-Sughra […]

Caribbean Calling: Nourishing Communities of Faith, by Nazim Baksh

At the beginning of the blessed month of Rabi’al Awwal 1438, Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari will visit the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago. He will give a series of talks on the Sira of Allah’s Messenger ﷺ, peace and blessings be upon him, at local mosques and will teach from Al-Nubdhah Al-Sughra at […]

How Does Media Impact the Way You Teach?

  We are constantly bombarded with news from the media related to Islam and Muslims, especially given the post-9/11 context in which we live. This highlights the need for students in Islamic schools to be media literate. As an Islamic school teacher, you have a social responsibility to open up the eyes of your students […]

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Foundation

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim  Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass media in the hope of balancing its predominantly negative reporting with positive stories pertaining […]

Stark Contrasts – A Desire to Find Meaning: The Japan Earthquake & Habib Umar’s North American Tour – Nazim Baksh

  Stark Contrasts – A Desire to Find Meaning The Japan Earthquake & Habib Umar’s “Tranquility Amidst Turbulence” North America Tour   Stark Contrasts – A Desire to Find Meaning (at www.HabibUmar.org) by Ustadh Nazim Baksh After yesterday’s horrific earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I felt compelled to say something about the theme that was […]