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Would You Reject a Proposal from Khadijah?

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Dr. O blogs at Muslim Medicine, a site that strives to serve mostly fresh grade-A certified ẓabiḥah ḥalāl comedy, but has a small selection of serious articles as well. To my fellow young brothers seeking marriage, ask yourself an honest question. If a sister were to offer you a proposal, and she was wealthier, more educated, and more accomplished than you, ... 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 »

3 Prophetic Friendship Principles for the Social Media Age

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I'm just old enough that I remember a world before the social media age. That meant arranging going out with friends via landline house phones shared with the family, and feeling innovative when AOL Instant Messenger became popular. Going out with a friend usually involved some sort of vetting process where our parents got to know each other before granting ... Read More »

What’s the Matter? Struggling with College, Motherhood and Responsibilities of a Wife when Husband Works Late Hours

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Question: My issues began when I discovered I was pregnant last year. I was 23 at the time and was in the middle of my Master's, so it came as a huge shock. I had previous issues of anxiety and spouts of low mood, which I'm currently seeking help for, but I would like to receive advice from an Islamic ... Read More »

Is it British to Ban the Face Veil?

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By Sajda Khan (Twitter: @Sajda__Khan) Why has Britain become so obsessed with an item of clothing known as the niqab worn by a minority of women? In the last few weeks, there has been an influx of media commentaries and heightened discourse on this issue.  Burka and niqab are two terms which are commonly used to describe a face-veil. The ... Read More »

Some Knowledge is not Taken Except Like This

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“A muhaddith will never be complete until they narrate from who is above them, equal to them, and below them”. This statement is not simply words anymore that are memorized, or understood; the host scholar ingrained them in my heart and sealed them with images of parking lot races, reading mistakes unabashedly made in front of congregations, and the most beautiful humility. There is some knowledge that is not taken, except like this. Read More »

The Islamic Ruling Regarding Celebrating Thanksgiving Day

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Thank Allāh subḥānahu wa ta'āla first for the good that He has given you. Read More »

Did the Prophet Know that his Grandson al-Hussain was Going to be Martyred?

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A young brother sent me the following question a few days ago: A shia brother posted this status:        The Holy Prophet said: Surely, there exists in the hearts of the Mu'mineen (believers), with respect to the martyrdom of Hussein , a heat that never subsides. [Mustadrak al-wasail vol 10 pg 31] Basically he is claiming the Prophet ... Read More »

The Promise of Allah Fulfilled… Spectacularly

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To mark the 10th anniversary of Charity Week, we'll be sharing inspirational stories from across the years. These are the kind of hidden stories that go behind the numbers and the efforts. They are the kind of stories that open our eyes to the inspiring events that made it all possible. Read More »

The Niqab Debate | How Muslims Contribute & Articulate Faith in British Society [Part II]

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Part Two [Part One of this debate can be viewed here] Although the pseudo-controversy surrounding the niqāb is at the vanguard of the tabloid agenda, we must ask ourselves why it is that in a liberal democracy, wherein religious freedom of its minorities should be protected, there seems to be an attack on these religious symbols of Muslims; whether it ... Read More »

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