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What Everyone Should Know About Shariah

The newest buzzword these days is ‘Shariah.’ As several states scramble to pass legislation to outlaw Shariah, a hyped fear and persistent confusion surrounds this loaded term. Most people who …

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Reform and Objectives of Shariah

Reform, in Arabic, islah, does not specifically appear in the list of maqasid (objectives of Shariah) in the writings of early scholars. The possible reason for this is that early …

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Understanding Shariah Law

In the past year, a group of conservative pundits and analysts have identified Shariah, or Islamic religious law, as a growing threat to the United States. These pundits and analysts …

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Living Within Our Means

We live in an age of extremism. No, not just violent manifestations of extremism that the media tends to focus on almost exclusively. Extremism of every kind: from the way …

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Searching porn on internet

What should a mother do when she finds out her son has been searching for pornography on the internet? A by Imam Jawad Ahmed: First of all, the mother should …

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Manage Your Time and Your Life

Whoever wishes to achieve something worthwhile in life needs to first change himself/herself. The change has to begin with self?improvement and self?discipline. A man who gets organized and disciplined in …

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Refuting Islamophobia

On the same day as anti-Islamic rhetoric intensified in the wake of a train blast by terrorists in Russia, the FBI was unraveling a scheme by another terrorist group, the …