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  • The Dilemma of Schooling Our Kids

      One of the mistakes that I see many people intentionally and unintentionally make is when they compare the conditions of Muslims who live as minorities in the west to the Muslim minority in ch ...

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    by Dr. Hatem AHaj M.D Ph.D
    Monday, 22 April 2013
  • Basis of Islamic upbringing

      A) The relation with Allah The most central and pivotal fundamental is the relation with Allah; In other words,our aim is to develop the personalities of our children to the end that they wil ...

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    by Dr. Hatem AHaj M.D Ph.D
    Monday, 22 April 2013
  • A Shariah Perspective on the Arab Spring

    Is it Permissibility to set a Time Limit on the Ruler’s Term The norm concerning the social contract of the ruler as envisioned by the jurists throughout the centuries is that it was of a permanent n ...

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    by Dr. Salah Asawy
    Sunday, 21 April 2013
  • Islamic Law, Religiosity, Revival and Democracy

    The Shareeah and Religiosity: Religiosity is different in different religions. In Islam, religiosity is not asceticism in monasteries nor is it chattering from the pulpits. Instead, it is behaving in ...

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    by Dr. Hatem AHaj M.D Ph.D
    Saturday, 20 April 2013
  • The Heaven of this World

    From al-Wâbil as-Sayyib min al-Kalim at-Tayyib by Ibn al-Qayyim Translated by Michael Abdur-Rahmân Fitzgerald and Moulay Youssef Slitting I heard the Shaykh of Islâm, Ibn Taymiyyah – may Allâh sanc ...

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    by Dr. Hatem AHaj M.D Ph.D
    Friday, 12 April 2013
  • Islam encourages proliferation and protects children

    Narrated by Ma’qil ibn Yasar: “A man came to the Prophet and said, ‘I have found a woman of rank and beauty, but she is infertile. Should I marry her?’ He said, ‘No’. He came again to him, but he proh ...

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    by Dr. Hatem AHaj M.D Ph.D
    Thursday, 28 March 2013
  • Teaching Sex Education in Public Schools

    According to Shari`ah, how lawful is it to teach sex education to young people in public schools in the way it is done in American schools? All praise is for Allah, and may peace and blessing be upon ...

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    by Dr. Salah Asawy
    Monday, 03 September 2012
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