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The Life of Imam Al-Bukhari

The Life of Imam Al-Bukhari

Al-Bukhari made a pact with himself that he wouldn’t include a narration from any narrator until he had personally met him, and listened to the narration with his own ears. He never accepted narrations except from the ones who were known for being honest, diligent, accurate, fearing Allah, and having a sharp memory.

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Darwinism: A Face of Racism

Darwinism: A Face of Racism

Although racism has plagued humanity for thousands of years, and it has especially shown its ugly head during the last few centuries. Modern racist concepts, with the aid of supposed scientific data, suggest that each race is different, though potentially still inter-fertile, from others.

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Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews of Madinah?

Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews of Madinah?

When the Prophet settled in Madinah, he wanted to create a cooperating human community and establish an exemplary civil society at a time when these poor Arabs could never imagine what a civil society could mean. So for the first time in history, he established the pact of Madinah or what I like to call the constitution of coexistence.

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Imam Malik’s Childhood & Education

Imam Malik’s Childhood & Education

Even at his young age, Malik treasured the time he had with his teacher. Many years later, he recalled how he managed to keep his teacher to himself: “I used to keep some dates hidden up my sleeve. I would give them to my teacher’s children and tell them that if anyone pays him a call, they should say that their father is busy."

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Zakah and the Economic System in Islam

Zakah and the Economic System in Islam

Muslims around the world wonder why despite of the immense resources in their countries and around the world, they have been suffering economic deprivation for centuries! What has gone wrong? Let us first take a closer look at the Islamic economic system from the time of the Prophet Muhammad...

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