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Coca-Cola Faith: Solutions for #HappyMuslims, #Mipsterz, and Future Muslim Commercials

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It's my personal belief that most of the discussions that have occurred on these videos have caused more harm than good. I emphasize here the discussions, and not the videos themselves because what I see from both sides are the same problems that plague our community during other controversial fiqh discussions. Read More »

On Salafi Islam | Dr. Yasir Qadhi

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What exactly is ‘Salafism’? In the absence of a unanimously agreed upon definition, I propose to elucidate the modern Salafī phenomena via an outline of its beginnings, an assessment of its particular characteristics, manifestations of it in various contemporary groups, and a discussion of its positive and not so positive contributions to Islam and our global society. Read More »

God Is Enough For Us; And How Excellent A Guardian Is He!|Yahya Ibrahim

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The Garden is hypnotic. Enchantingly reverent and dignified. Those who visit the Rawdah and are blessed to pray near the grave of our Prophet Muḥammad in the very masjid that he erected with his own hands, find it difficult to leave. I love the Rawdah. I spend every waking second of my short stays in Madīnah seated next to the ... Read More »

The Unseen Shackles of Muslim Social Media Activism

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Back in the late 90′s and early 2000′s, internet da‘wah really started to gain ground. People who were otherwise lacking in scholarly credentials created beautiful facades in the form of flashy (pun intended) websites. We were able to reach beyond our local imams and access recorded lectures of Islamic personalities across the Western world. I remember sitting at my computer ... Read More »

Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 8 – Talking Economics, Warlords, and Riba with Dr. Jerry Hionis

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Direct download of mp3 Debt Free Muslim Podcast Episode 8 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Jerry Hionis holds a PhD from Temple University located in Philadelphia, PA. His primary research is in conflict theory with an emphasis on civil conflicts and Warlord-like competition. Other research interests include game theory, economic development, Islamic economic ... Read More »

Salvific Exclusivity – Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

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Lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi |  Transcript by Hayley B. The following is the video and transcript of Shaykh Yasir Qadhi's lecture “Salafivic Exclusivity.” The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity. Thank you very much. It's very daunting to come on stage after Tariq Ramadan, but I'll try and do what I can. Jean-Jacques Rousseau on the social contract, on the very ... Read More »

Debt Free Muslims Podcast – Interview With Shaykh Yusuf Delorenzo on Islamic Finance in the West

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Direct download of mp3 Debt Free Muslim Podcast Episode 7 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Shaykh DeLorenzo is a member of the Sharia board for the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He is considered a leading authority on Islamic finance in the United States. He has translated over twenty ... Read More »

MuslimKidsMatter | Cherished Blessing: Salah

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Cherished Blessing: ṣalāh by Tania Maseera All human beings have certain dreams.  Many of us dream of visiting the Eiffel tower, Taj Mahal or Disney Land. I do too. We try to save each and every penny we have earned to fulfill our dream and the ticket to visit such wonders is very expensive. Imagine if we ever go on ... Read More »

Purification Of The Soul – Mufti Ismail Menk

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Lecture by Mufti Ismail Menk | Transcribed by Hayley B. [The following is the video and transcript of Mufti Ismail Menk's lecture entitled 'Purification Of The Soul.' The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity]. A`ūthu billāhi min ash-shaytānir rajeem. Bismillāhir Rahmānir Raheem.                       [Surat Al-Qasas ; 76-78] ... Read More »

Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 6: Mufti Abdullah Nana – Apathy and the Road to Solutions for Islamic Finance

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Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 6   Direct download of mp3 file This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Our guest for this episode is Mufti Abdullah Nana. He graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with a degree in Business and Economics. After accomplishing his academic goals, Abdullah Nana went on to pursue the higher ... Read More »

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