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Posted on Aug 29, 2016

Does My Religion Look Big In This? Liberalism, Ideology, Islam and Self-Image

Does My Religion Look Big In This? Liberalism, Ideology, Islam and Self-Image

 

By Shafiul Huq

The language in which we articulate ourselves politically is inseparable from the the ideas in which our politics is grounded.  Too often, Muslims and “community leaders” use terms and ideas that exist outside of Islam while ostensibly trying to defend it.

So why would Muslim leaders stand themselves so close to ideals and notable people that are time and again implemented to beat down on the very notion of Islam?

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Posted on Aug 18, 2016

The Ghazalian Response to Deniers of Causality

The Ghazalian Response to Deniers of Causality

Atheists, especially those infatuated with science, these days increasingly seem to be arguing against causality. Their proof? Quantum physics. It is claimed that, at a subatomic level, “virtual particles” come into being out of nothing. The conclusion they draw from this is that not necessarily everything that is originated has a cause. Certain things can come into being without a cause. On this basis, some atheists avoid the question of the origin of the universe and either outright deny, or at least, are skeptical of the proposition that the origination of the universe should have a cause.

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Posted on Jun 3, 2016

Islam’s history in Pakistan: From the Umayyads to the nation state

Islam’s history in Pakistan: From the Umayyads to the nation state

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “The armies of this Ummah will be sent to Sind and Hind” (Ahmad).

Indeed they were sent, and they opened Al-Hind to a subsequent 1200-odd years of Islamic rule in the Indian Subcontinent – a period in which Islam and its adherents made significant religious, artistic, philosophical, cultural, social and political contributions.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2016

Classical Scholars on Khilafah

Classical Scholars on Khilafah

This is a compilation of comments by classical scholars on the issue of Khilafah. By no means an exhaustive list, it is a selection of scholarly commentary which highlights the obligation and importance of the Khilafah. All quotes are fully referenced and the original Arabic text, along with a translation, is provided.

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