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Hajj and the Animal Sacrifice

 BY: MICHEL JANSEN    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY JUN 14, 2022 I have deep roots in America. Some of my father’s forbears migrated to the Virginia Colony in 1609, and on my mother’s side are ancestors who fought with Washington and Lincoln and a great grandfather who was a Pony Express rider. Until I was 16, I myself had had an […]
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Lost History of Women Scholars in Islam

    SOURCE: AL-MUHADDITHAT It surprises people to learn that women living under an Islamic order could be scholars, that is, hold the authority that attaches to being knowledgeable about what Islam commands, and therefore sought after and deferred to. The typical Western view is that no social order has (or aspires to have) more ‘religion’ in it […]

Jihad Is Not About Forced Submission

 BY: MANSOOR ALAM    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY, 2021 The Quran says:  نَّحْنُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا يَقُولُونَ ۖ وَمَا أَنتَ عَلَيْهِم بِجَبَّارٍ ۖ فَذَكِّرْ بِالْقُرْآنِ مَن يَخَافُ وَعِيدِ  (50:45) – Fully aware are We of what they [who deny resurrection] do say; and thou canst by no means force them [to believe in it]. Yet none the
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The 99 Names

 BY: SAMI YUSUF 2020 ‘The 99 Names’ is an evocative meditation on the divine Names so familiar to Muslims throughout the world. And just as Buddhist chants resonate widely beyond the borders of their path, the mesmerising sound of this single is finding receptive listeners everywhere. Its simple, chant-like melody is graced by celestial backing vocals […]
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The Signs of Allah (swt)

Try to spend your time uncovering the general messages present in Allah’s creation by reflecting on how Allah has blessed you and all of us by creating the things around you. Ponder so much that when you look at each and everything around you, you remember only Allah. Allah is whatever is in the heavens […]