People of various walks of life speak on their view of family life in Islam.
How marriage is intertwined with faith, ethics and morality, with evidence from Islamic scripture.
A short trip through the comprehensive guide on good parenting as taught by God and His Prophet, briefly explored here, with reasons why Muslims follow such guidance.
The fruits of a stable family system.
An introduction to how Islam ensures the cohesiveness of the institution of the family in Islam, with its first and foremost constituents, the parents.
The reasons and purpose of marriage, and the emphasis given on treating wives with kindness and ease, and how they help in maintaining harmony in the family.
The rights of both the husband and wide, and the complementary roles they play in bringing about a peaceful home.
The rights of children upon their parents, and the emphasis Islam gives in maintaining good relations with other relatives.
Even before birth, children’s rights are respected.
Preparing for the birth of a child.
The authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad benefit children and the community.
Teaching children the duties of Islam
Rights are embedded in all issues involving children.
Luqman’s advice to his son has a timeless quality and we begin a discussion of each point.
Continuing the discussion of the 10 pieces of advice Luqman, the wise, gave to his son.
A discussion of the qualities of the grandparents of Jesus that led to the upbringing of a righteous household.
In understanding the concept of government in Islam, one needs to first understand the nature of the religion. This article explains how fundamental beliefs of Islam play a pivotal role in the system of governance. Part 1: The separation of ‘church and state.’
In understanding the concept of government in Islam, one need to first understand the nature of the religion. This article explains how the fundamental beliefs of Islam play a pivotal role in the system of governance. Part 2: Is Islam and democracy compatible?
When one looks into current affairs, one cannot help but to note that the Muslim world is distraught with unrest and violence. This article will discuss how colonization and Western interference has played the primary role in forming this state of affairs.
An introduction to the principles Islam has legislated to guide the economic system of society. Part 1: The sources from which the laws that guide economical activity are derived.
An introduction to the principles Islam has legislated to guide the economic system of society. Part 2: The Ideological Basis of Economic Activity and the general principles by which they are guided.
A comparative look at work as envisioned in the Islamic economic framework and its Western understanding. Also, discusses the acquisition and disposition of wealth.
An Islamic view of the role of interest in society today, with a historical and contemporary study. Part One: Why Muslims have implemented the prohibition of Interest in the face of Christian and Jewish secularists’ call for its legalization.
An Islamic view of the role of interest in society today, with a historical and contemporary study. Part Two: A glimpse at some texts from the Quran and Sunnah which severely warn against the taking of interest.
Interest and Usury in the Bible (Judaism and Christianity) and according to early thinkers.
How something so despised such as interest could be justified and even institutionalized as a standard.
The various ways in which thinkers in the past have tried to conjure explanations for the existence of interest.
The various ways in which interest has harmed society.
The various ways in which interest has harmed society. Part 2: The devastating ills of interest on an international level.
An Islamic solution to the interest model, and how economy can still thrive without interest.
The process Islam has laid in regards to seeking and meting out justice in Society. Part 1: Introduction and the Islamic approach to the judiciary.
The process Islam has laid in regards to seeking and meting out justice in Society. Part 2: Defining the judicial system and its legal basis, and the Islamic ruling concerning the judiciary.
How Islam forbids government officials from interfering in decisions of the court.
How Islam forbids government officials from interfering in decisions of the court. Part 2: Practical examples from history.
A brief explanation of the law known as Qisas and its connection to forgiveness.
Why forgiveness just might be better than retaliation.
The death penalty in Islam.
Lessons learned from Pharaoh’s body.
Islam is a way of life that takes a holistic approach to health.
Quran contain guidance that promotes good health and healing.
The importance of maintaining a healthy diet.
Exercise is an integral part in the life of a Muslim.
Alcohol and its adverse effects as understood by statistics across the world.
The Islamic stance regarding alcoholic beverages.
A comparison between modern slaughtering techniques and the method mandated in Islam. Part 1: A look into the prescribed means to render an animal Islamicly acceptable to eat, and whether it may be considered as cruelty to animals.
A comparison between modern slaughtering techniques and the method mandated in Islam. Part 2: A look into the modern techniques used in slaughtering and whether it fits the criteria of humane.
A comparison between modern slaughtering techniques and the method mandated in Islam. Part 3: One of the reasons that most modern methods of slaughtering are not encouraged in Islam is due to the pain felt by the animal.
A comparison between modern slaughtering techniques and the method mandated in Islam. Part 4: Two more reasons that most modern methods of slaughtering are not encouraged in Islam are issues related with health and the possibility of rendering the animal impermissible to consume.
The pain relieving qualities of dates in revelation before Science.
Why Islam prohibits the drinking of alcohol.
God allows us to enjoy all the good lawful things and forbids us to partake of those things that are harmful to our beliefs, health, well being, or morals.
Pigs harbour bacterial diseases, parasites, and viruses.
How Islam recommends dealing with 21st century illnesses.
The Quran mentions about honey that it is a ‘healing for humankind’. This article elaborates some of the known benefits of honey.
Even one drink a day leads to health risks — a large new global study has shown that the harms of alcohol greatly outweigh any potential beneficial effects.
Over fourteen centuries ago Islam informed humankind on essential measures that help prevent the spread of viruses.
The following are measures that Islam strongly recommends in the event of being infected by a virus or any illness in general.
A general introduction to Islam’s attitude toward the universe, natural resources, and the relation between man and nature.
The religious and social roles of every creature in the universe creates a balance and equilibrium which demand their preservation.
The role of water in the environment and the Islamic injunction for conservation of this vital element fundamental to the preservation and continuation of life.
The Islamic view of the role of air, land, and soil in the environment and how conservation of these vital elements is fundamental to the preservation and continuation of life.
The Islamic view of the role of plants and animals in the environment and conservation of this vital element is fundamental to the preservation and continuation of life (part 1).
The Islamic view of the role of plants and animals in the environment and conservation of this vital element is fundamental to the preservation and continuation of life (part 2).
Islam is not only vigorous in its protection of the basic elements of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations, it is equally committed to the protection of human beings and the environment from the harmful impact of external factors such as chemical products and wastes.
Before one can truly appreciate the relationship between man and his environment, one must first appreciate the relationship between man and God. The essence of creation and the primordial religion of man.
Man, bearing the burden of moral responsibility, is responsible for utilizing the earth’s resources with due consideration - resources which God has subjected to his every need.
The ethical treatment of animals in Islam; from the Quran and authentic narrations of the Prophet Muhammad.
The believing Muslim as a champion of ecology and environmental consciousness.
Clean water is a precious resource.
Islam does not encourage cruelty to pigs and dogs.
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