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Abu Bakr As-Siddiq: Supporter of Islam and Model for Muslims

Posted on Aug 28, 2017

Abu Bakr (ra) is considered the greatest of the greatest generation to walk on the face of this earth. He was the first man who entered Islam. The characteristics of Abu Bakr As-Siddiq had a great influence in firming the position of RasulAllah ﷺ, since Abu Bakr (ra) was one of the nobles of the Quraysh and one of their notables before Islam. Before Islam, he (ra) used to cater for the Hujaaj and hosted the people. The people used to seek his help in their disasters and calamities. He was renowned by them for his good character and they used to love him and know him for his goodness.

The Poison of Greed

Posted on Aug 19, 2017

Below we delve into the topic of greed, how it can lead us to the disobedience of Allah (swt) and how we can overcome it insha Allah.

Is Islam a “reasonable” belief?

Posted on Aug 1, 2017


The following is part of the transcript to a talk delivered last year at an event in Melbourne titled “Is Islam a reasonable belief?”
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[Shafiul Huq speaking]

The question we want to address tonight is not merely a theoretical question that a bunch of (radical) uni students happens to feel curious about.

Rather this question seems to have a very widespread appeal, especially in this particular historical moment – in the era of science and reason.

Political Theatre on again in “Anti-Terror” Raids

Posted on Jul 30, 2017

Raids were conducted by the police and intelligence officers on multiple properties in the Sydney suburbs of Surry Hills, Lakemba, Wiley Park and Punchbowl yesterday, allegedly in disruption of a planned attack to down an aircraft with an improvised device.

The Ideological Underpinnings of Modern Science

Posted on Jul 25, 2017

 

Many in the da’wah field have at some point attempted to use science to show Islam’s progressiveness, openness to “advancement” and inquiry. But is modern science ideologically neutral? And if it isn’t, is it something to be proud of if someone proved Islam to be true through science, or that Islam brought “science”, in the way it is meant today? Brother Shafiul Haq explores.

Is the “Science” of Sociology Really Universal?

Posted on Jul 13, 2017

 

Sociology’s claim to objective scientific inquiry was once assumed to be a given. In more recent times, it has come to be thoroughly questioned even within academia itself. With reference to the writing of Sheikh Taqiuddin Nabhani, br Shafiul Haq explores this turn in the questioning of sociology’s universal applicability.

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