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The Modern Extremists – Who Are They? What Are The Consequences?

Who are the modern extremists and are they a recent phenomenon? How can we understand them and their motivations? And what are the utterly devastating consequences of their words and actions? Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari, Director of the Ihsan Institute, gives a detailed and engaging explanation at this event hosted by SimplyIslam of Singapore. Send […]

Is orthodox Islam possible without Sufism? Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

Ever wondered how Sufism relates to classical or orthodox Islam and vice versa? Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Dr. Timothy Winter) will take you on a journey with much needed clarity. This video was recorded at an event by Sufi World at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. An Age Of Compassion and Ease “Khilafa is […]

Is orthodox Islam possible without Sufism? Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

Ever wondered how Sufism relates to classical or orthodox Islam and vice versa? Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Dr. Timothy Winter) will take you on a journey with much needed clarity. This lecture was recorded at an event by Sufi World at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in the Netherlands.

Nothing more American for American Muslims

Simply Continue There is nothing more American for American Muslims to do at this time than to simply continue remaining as Muslims. Foundations This country was founded by those who escaped religious persecution and insisted on practicing their deen in the manner in which they deemed important. No Apology They did not compromise, apologize or […]

Modern Day Khawarij: Dissociate Yourself from them! – Dr. Hamid Slimi

A khutbah delivered by Dr. Hamid Slimi, of the Sayeda Khadija Center, Canada, stressing on understanding the similarities and common ideas between the historical khawarij/kharijites (secessionists) and today’s new groups that claim to do things on behalf of Islam including breaking the laws of the countries where they live or visit, killing innocent people – […]

A Guide to the Confused of Our Times, by Imam Zaid Shakir

The seeming tsunami of negativity unleashed by the dastardly actions of terrorists, some claiming to act in the name of Islam, and the nefarious reactions of an assortment of bigots, racists and opportunistic politicians, have combined to create an environment that has demoralized many Muslims, terrified others, and left many confused and desperately searching for […]

The Curse & the Promise: Religion and Violence, by Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad (Q & A)

Religion and violence, reflecting upon both how faith can become the cause and perpetrator of conflict and persecution, and also the victim, has been a central focus in this year’s Autumn lecture series at St Martin-in-the-Fields, a church in London, England. But can our faith and our understanding of God also provide the promise for the […]

The Curse & the Promise: Religion and Violence, by Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

Religion and violence, reflecting upon both how faith can become the cause and perpetrator of conflict and persecution, and also the victim, has been a central focus in this year’s Autumn lecture series at St Martin-in-the-Fields, a church in London, England. But can our faith and our understanding of God also provide the promise for the […]

American Muslims Respond: Fundraise for Victims’ Families

At least 14 people have been killed and 17 more wounded in San Bernardino, California where up to 3 attackers went on a shooting spree at a regional center that provides services to those with special needs. The San Bernardino families lost their loved ones in a deplorable act of violence. This is why a […]

“Be Unapologetically Muslim No Matter What” – Linda Sarsour

Linda Sarsour, in the aftermath of the shootings in San Bernardino, California, writes: “A young man, Saqib, put this 1-minute video together from a speech I recently gave and it really sums up a sentiment and feeling I hope we can all share. So many tragic and horrible things happening around us impacting so many […]