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Hui: the based nation of Chinese Muslims

Hui: the based nation of Chinese Muslims

Walking through the Muslim quarter of Xi’an is a fascinating venture into a hodge-podge of cultures. The smell of lamb skewers and hot spices wafts through the crowded streets. Chinese-looking women in headscarfs stretch noodles, while an old man with a white prayer hat stands in front of a mosque with a distinctly Chinese arched roof.   This is the home[Read More…]

December 7, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
The platform for Muslims-Europeans

The platform for Muslims-Europeans

We, a group of native European Muslims, hereby declare the following:   1. Europeans have the right to be called to Islam and be educated on this religion without it being associated with terrorism, mass migration or hate to Europeans. They have the right to practice Islam in the context of Monotheism, the Law of God, the revitalization of most[Read More…]

November 29, 2017 0 comments Our Mission
Spanish and Slavic Muslim emirates in the Islamic Andalus

Spanish and Slavic Muslim emirates in the Islamic Andalus

Following the collapse and disintegration of the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba during the civil wars of 1009–1013, al-Andalus fragmented into about 20-30 kingdoms known as the party kingdoms, reyes de taifas or mulūk al-tawā’if. Some of these emirates, such as the Taifa of Silves, were little more than self-governing city-states while others, such as the Taifa of Seville, controlled large swathes of territory.[Read More…]

November 26, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
What is the Rum? (Shaykh Ali Adani)

What is the Rum? (Shaykh Ali Adani)

That the Rum mean “the Byzantines” is purely Imran Hoosein’s (erroneous) view. We have already amply addressed that point and debunked it in our writings. Rum is, according to all the classical genealogists, lexicographers etc., not any do-it-yourself modern theorist, the son of Isu (Esau), son of Ishaq, ‘alayhis-salam, who went west, and from whom the “Romans” in a broad[Read More…]

November 26, 2017 0 comments History & Culture
Civic and racial identity of American Muslims (Dr.Sherman Jackson)

Civic and racial identity of American Muslims (Dr.Sherman Jackson)

“Our problem as Muslims is not that we have commitments to different collective identities; our problem is that we tend to treat our collective identities as if they represented ultimate truth, as if they were Islam itself, as if they were an idol though whose appeasement we derive some sense of psycho-spiritual well-being or fulfill some cosmic mission. Our collective[Read More…]

November 12, 2017 0 comments Our vision
Our mission – Islam for Europeans

Our mission – Islam for Europeans

  Nowadays, political agenda of our modern world seems to be such: Islam opposes Europeans. In troth, Islam is associated by many Europeans with the threat of: Death – by “Islamic terrorism”; Country destruction – by uncontrolled migration; Lack of freedom – cause of prohibition of anything, that`s so valuable to typical Europeans: Cultural losses – cause of hegemony of[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments Our Mission
Who are Native Europeans?

Who are Native Europeans?

  In the world Islamic society people accustomed, that there are not only Arab or Turkish Muslims, but also – Muslims of Indian subcontinent, Muslims of South – East Asia with their own identity, and, since last time – Latin and Afro-American brethren. But, when we speak about Muslims of European origin, there are problems. One of them – Muslims[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments Our Mission
New Muslims needs their tribes (Shaykh Ahmad Ali Adani)

New Muslims needs their tribes (Shaykh Ahmad Ali Adani)

“And I, stateless Cimmerian …” The tragedy of Caucasian Muslims in the West and suggestions for moving beyond their current lack of tribal identity PRELUDE As we are all perfectly aware, the Prophet, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-sallam, is alive by Allah’s Life. He is concerned about each and every member of his ummah. Ummah is a supra-nation, a trans-nation, an arch-nation many[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments Our vision
Islam&Nationalism (Shaykh Zaid Shakir)

Islam&Nationalism (Shaykh Zaid Shakir)

The nation-state and nationalism are both modern phenomena. In his article for Renovatio, Zaid Shakir writes that Islam contains clear arguments against the most important elements of nationalism. This conversation explores the contents of his article, Where Islam and Nationalism Collide, to be published in Vol I, Issue II of Renovatio: the Journal of Zaytuna College.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Our vision
Islam and cultures (Umar Faruq Abd-Allah)

Islam and cultures (Umar Faruq Abd-Allah)

  ISLAM AND THE CULTURAL IMPERATIVE For centuries, Islamic civilization harmonized indigenous forms of cultural expression with the universal norms of its sacred law. It struck a balance between temporal beauty and ageless truth and fanned a brilliant peacock’s tail of unity in diversity from the heart of China to the shores of the Atlantic. Islamic jurisprudence helped facilitate this[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments History & Culture