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A Role of Muslim Husband by Daniel Haqiqatjou

A Role of Muslim Husband by Daniel Haqiqatjou

What is the role of a husband in marriage as far as Islam is concerned? Giving a full elaboration cannot be done on social media. But one aspect that needs to be highlighted is authority. Allah has granted the husband/father authority within marriage when He says: “Men are qawwamun over women” in Surat al-Nisa. Simply put, to be qawwamun means[Read More…]

July 3, 2018 0 comments Faith, Society
Marriage in old Sweden

Marriage in old Sweden

According to old Germanic views – visible in the Swedish landscape laws – a two-member marriage agreement (“aqd”) and marriage-giving bedding (dukhūl) were concluded. The agreement was a contract (katb al-kitāb) to enter into intimate marriage (nikāh) and it was concluded between the woman’s guardian (walī) and the suitor (khatīb). The result meant that the contractors after a wedding party[Read More…]

May 20, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
White American Muslim about his way to Islam

White American Muslim about his way to Islam

May 13, 2018 0 comments Faith
Otto von Habsburg About Relations of the Europe with Islam

Otto von Habsburg About Relations of the Europe with Islam

Otto von Habsburg (20 November 1912 – 4 July 2011), also known by his traditional royal title of Archduke Otto of Austria, was the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary from 1916 until the dissolution of the empire in 1919, a realm which comprised modern-day Austria, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, and parts of Italy, Montenegro,[Read More…]

May 10, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
How Quaker Reads the Qur’an

How Quaker Reads the Qur’an

Quaker Michael Birkel about his experience of reading Quran.

April 29, 2018 0 comments Faith
Stoning and Hand Cutting in Islam – Jonathan Brown

Stoning and Hand Cutting in Islam – Jonathan Brown

Often the only things people in the West associate with Islam are stoning and hand chopping. These images permeate our culture, from the trailer of hits like Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) to straight-to-cable pablum like Escape: Human Cargo (1998) (again, in the trailer… ‘If you can’t live by their rules, you might die by them’). There is no better example of how[Read More…]

April 15, 2018 0 comments Faith
Keep Men and Women Separate in the Age of #MeToo

Keep Men and Women Separate in the Age of #MeToo

Daniel Haqiqatjou about the value of gender separation is more apparent now than ever. Another instance of the wisdom of Islam.

April 14, 2018 0 comments Faith, Society
Hadith & Western Criticism by Jonathan Brown

Hadith & Western Criticism by Jonathan Brown

In fact, there is no kind of modern criticism of the content of a hadith, there is no type of criticism that I have come across in the modern world of the content of hadith that does not have precedence amongst Muslims. Even Sunni scholars who nowadays are seen as the kind of arch proto-salafis like  Shamsadeen ad Dhahabi or[Read More…]

April 8, 2018 0 comments Faith
The Inner Saracen

The Inner Saracen

Islam and European knighthood, part 2 The Inner Saracen There is a quite popular plot in some scholastic treatises and different chivalric proses of XIV-XV centuries. Saladin, in that plot, becomes seriously curious about Christianity, even considering to convert to it (or initially with a different purpose), he travels to the West in a company of his former captive, Hugh[Read More…]

April 7, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Why Islam is True – Jacob Williams

Why Islam is True – Jacob Williams

My knowledge on this subject is obviously superficial and nothing I say is authoritative. However, in case setting out my understanding of the reasons that Islam is true might help others by communicating the ideas of far better minds than my own, I have done below. First, belief in the single, unitary God of the Abrahamic tradition (Islam, Christianity, Judaism)[Read More…]

March 31, 2018 0 comments Faith