Islam does not prohibit Muslims from being kind and generous to people of other religions, even if they are idolaters and polytheists. However, Islam looks upon the People of the Book, that is, Jews a
As the whole world is following the horrible incidents in Libya with a sense of dismay and frustration, in light of atrocities the Libyan Muammar Gaddafi is committing against his innocent people, who
As far as the Islamic Shari`ah is concerned, obedience to rulers or people in power is not absolute; it rather depends on the extent to which rulers are committed to the teachings of Islam.
There are people unable to realize the philosophy behind men’s guardianship of women. It deeply hurts them that a woman is entitled to half the share given to man in inheritance. It also makes them
It seems that the shooting incident that led to the killing of 13 American soldiers and the injury of more than 30, committed by a Muslim American Major, will have reflections on the conditions of the
The rising rate of hate crimes and Islamophobia seriously endangers the spirit of peaceful co-existence that Muslim communities defend and call for. Biased media outlets help, in one way or another, s
The position taken by many Orientalists today is that Shari`ah was good for the past. We can appreciate its achievements in the dark ages, but not any more. This medicine came with an expiration date
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