There is nothing about modernity in general that Islamic teachings are opposed to. In fact, many aspects of modernity, such as the use of science, reasoning, and invention as a means for improving our lives are in line with the Islamic ideology that led to the flowering of science and learning at the height of [...]
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'Zakat' in Islam, (the word for charity in Arabic) is highlighted in this beautiful saying of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH): “The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.” And so because of their inspiration, Muslims are known to tirelessly work for many charitable causes in order to serve humanity on the [...]
By Mohammad Kozbar Shamima Begum, 15, Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, left on a flight to Turkey to join up with Islamic State in February Every time the issue of young British Muslims going to Syria is raised, the same question is asked by both the media and the government: [...]
Comment: By Khalil Charles Famed for his informative and forthright performance on Al-Jazeera television channel, al-Qaradawi has become a household name throughout the Middle East and increasingly well known throughout the world. Few scholars can claim to have the gravitas or the deeply grounded knowledge about core principles of Islamic legal jurisprudence, or better understand [...]