The Sila Initiative was founded to address the concerns of Muslim women in regards to their relationships with their families, society, and Islam. The Initiative is grounded in the work of contemporary ‘ulama, who are the inheritors of a rich tradition of Islamic scholarship. Through emphasizing the need for knowing and loving Allah, we hope our research and educational efforts will bring much needed balance to contemporary discussions on women and men in Islam and encourage Muslims to strengthen their relationship with Allah Most High.
Our Female Scholars
The Initiative is grounded in the work of contemporary ‘ulama, who are the inheritors of a rich tradition of Islamic scholarship.
There are few religious scholars more well-known in the Muslim world than Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani. His expertise in fiqh and hadith, and in particular his specialization in Islamic Finance, allows him to serve as
TITLE: Love in the Holy Qur'an, expanded 7th edition AUTHOR: HRH Prince Ghazi Bin Muhammad PUBLISHER/DATE: Islamic Texts Society, 2013 AVAILABLE AT: www.its.org.uk رَبَّنَا ظَلَمْنَا أَنفُسَنَا وَإِن لَّمْ تَغْفِرْ لَنَا وَتَرْحَمْنَا لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِينَ Our Lord, we have
The doorbell rang and my son Shaan, a 17-year-old high school junior, answered the door and welcomed his college-going friend Brian in to watch football with my husband Zeeshan and our other sons, 15-year-old Ameen
2015 MINI SERIES QUESTIONS & REFLECTIONS WEBINAR
We were inspired to run a dedicated series of questions and reflections lectures with Ustadha Umm Sahl, one of the world’s most erudite contemporary traditional female scholars. It was a chance for attendees to ask their questions and share in the wisdom. Series Presented by: Ustadha Umm Sahl