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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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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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How Did the Shi’a Begin?

How Did the Shi’a Begin?

Following the demise of the Prophet Muhammad, there was not at all such things as Shi’ism and Shi’i Islam or Sunnism and Sunni Islam. The two concepts were the products of subsequent times and subsequent generations. At that time, there were only pristine Islam...

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Umar ibn Abdul Aziz: The Rightly Guided Reformer

Umar ibn Abdul Aziz: The Rightly Guided Reformer

Umar’s efforts to transform the Islamic Empire into a well-run Islamic community knew no bounds. Just as he transformed his life he also transformed the empire. Umar undertook extensive public works throughout the empire, in Persia, Khorasan (includes parts of modern day Iran, Afghanistan and central Asia) and across North Africa.

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Spiritual Life in a Materialistic World

Spiritual Life in a Materialistic World

It is very difficult to have a spiritual life in a time when minds are polluted, hearts are sinned and reasoning and judgment are affected with worldly diseases. Nevertheless, when a person gives the willpower its due and tries to get rid of such influences as much as possible he/she can reach a life in the dimensions of heart and spirit.

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