Embrace the social teachings of Islam by rethinking modern individualism.

Embrace the social teachings of Islam by rethinking modern individualism.

Marriage and Family

Marriage and Family

What is a Muslim man expected to do when he gets married? How about a Muslim woman? These questions were more easily understood and accepted in earlier times, particularly in healthy Muslim societies that had holistic understandings of God’s place in the picture of Muslim family life.

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Marriage and Family

Marriage and Family

What is a Muslim man expected to do when he gets married? How about a Muslim woman? These questions were more easily understood and accepted in earlier times, particularly in healthy Muslim societies that had holistic understandings of God’s place in the picture of Muslim family life.

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Fall of the Family

Abdal Wadod Shalabi has remarked that a society only becomes truly decadent when “decadence” as a principle is never referred to in public debate. Prior generations of Muslims and Christians

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Communal Life

Complementary to the rulings about personal daily life are those related to interactions among people. Below we will examine the guidance of Islamic law (sharīʿah) about several of the essential

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The Deen of Old Women

The Sila Initiative · Deen Of Old Women بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Question: I find the idea of being an old woman depressing, and hope to die when I can

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Guiding Children to Their True Purpose

The Sila Initiative · Guiding Muslim Children بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Question:  How do I help build a religious focus for my children when the greater society puts so much emphasis on

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Jannah: Finding Oneself at Home

Question:   When I read about the fruits and delights of Paradise, I can’t help but wonder: “That’s nice, but won’t we get bored?” I live a comfortable life with

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Jannah: Finding Oneself at Home

Question:   When I read about the fruits and delights of Paradise, I can’t help but wonder: “That’s nice, but won’t we get bored?” I live a comfortable life with

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Modern Reading vs. Heart Reading

  From narrations of the Prophetic Traditions, we see that among those the Qur’an benefits are: the one who recites even a single letter; the one who recites well and

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The Bad Kind of Remorse

Remorse is a necessary precursor to repentance and eventually forming a strong connection with Allah. But sometimes it can be misplaced and unhelpful!

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