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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…]

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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.

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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