In the Qur’an, Allah describes man as being created from water (Surat As-Sajdah 32:8), which is cold and wet; earth (Surat Ali Imran 3:59), which is cold and dry; clay (Surat Al-A`raf 7:12), which is cold and wet; and a sounding clay (Surat Ar-Rahman 55:14), which is hot and wet as it is transformed, or hot and dry as …
The message and teachings of the Prophet (peace be upon him) are for every time and place; they are for everyone to benefit and learn from. So how can the teachings of the 7th century fit in the modern world of the 21st century?
In this episode Mufti Menk finishes the lessons from Surah Al Noor and moves onto Surah Furqan. This surah is very important and puts a lot of emphasis on the people around you. The people who are around you play an impact on you and your character.
The Prophet’s plan was to introduce a better example of active and conscientious citizens who would at least make people view Islam favorably. To a great extent the Prophet managed to achieve this goal and the existence of Muslims in Madinah was a valuable addition to the society.
When will our moral values and principles translate from theory into a practical way of life, into something that endures throughout our lives and throughout our relationships, no matter how long they last? They must be values that stay with us even if we become powerful or attain to high administrative office…
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Brother in Islam, thanks a lot for your question, which reflects your deep-rooted love to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). …
Is forgiving beyond human capacity? What does the Quran have to say about forgiveness? Are there certain innate qualities that make them more likely to be forgiving than others?
We need to translate the restraint we show regarding our desire to eat and drink in this month into the ability to restrain our tongues and our hands when we are abused. We must, indeed, use our fast a shield, protecting us from bad behavior.
Muslims should be committed to truth in information. They should promote truthful and honest reporting about everyone, including their enemies. A report coming from a Muslim source should be the most trustworthy report.
Although Kara’s heart was filled with the morality of the Islamic belief, she still felt incomplete, so she went and searched for guidance.