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Importance of Advocacy | Sh Yawar Baig

Advocacy for good and against evil is the hallmark of the Ummah of Muhammad [saw]. To be effective it needs sustained, dedicated, well funded effort. With proofs from the Qur'an and Sunnah Mirza Yawar Baig argues for the need to set up effective advocacy groups.
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Working Ourselves Out of a Job

Muslim Voices Matter My name is Ruth Nasrullah. I am a convert to Islam, a journalist, a blogger, a New Jersey native living in Houston, Texas. I have a masters degree in journalism and a master of fine...
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In Pursuit of Female Islamic Scholarship

“Knowledge without action is insanity, and action without knowledge has no reality.” Those of you who notice problems in our community, be it gender inequality, the lack of good role models, or the dearth of practical Islamic education, know that there are solutions, we just have to be them.
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Mass Marketing Islam and “Edu-tainment”

Those with greater “like” counts for their FB pages, witty tweets, and personalized web sites are deemed ‘relevant’, while those who have chosen to eschew online media are not. Authority is conferred by influence lists, with people eagerly checking to see where their favorite personalities rank.