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Modern Science

Young Muslim’s Guide to Modern Science

Professor Nidhal Guessoum wrote a book, tentatively named The Young Muslim’s Guide to Modern Science, which tries to harmonize the teachings of Islam with the study of modern science. Guessoum is a professor of Physics and Astronomy at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at NASA’s Goddard …

How Modesty Strengthens Faith

How Modesty Strengthens Faith

Along with fear and love of Allah, modesty is a requisite of faith. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) made it clear that modesty is part of faith (Muslim). The reference is not to natural bashfulness, which we profess and practice in our mutual relations, but to the modesty that man must practice …

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3 Important Principles in the Modern Hijrah

While our bodies might be making hijrah for wealth, education or the promise of a better life, it is imperative that our heart remains with Allah. No matter what we get in life, it is not worth losing Allah, and if we have Allah, then the world will follow.

How to Beat Negative Thoughts in Hard Times

How to Beat Negative Feelings in Hard Times

In hard times, negative feelings develop and aggravate our suffering. People have different reaction and go different directions. A Muslim, however, should have the best reaction because he has the true Lord, Allah, to turn to. Do you have such negative feelings and do not know what to do? Join Sheikh Navaid Aziz as he explains …

Foresight

You Don't Change, You Don't Exist

Did you think in 1998 that just three years later you would never take pictures on paper film again? At that time, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot …

Bioethics

What’s the Shari’ah Relationship with Bioethics?

Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues emerging from advances in biology and medicine. It also denotes moral discernment as it relates to medical policy and practice. Bioethicists are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, and philosophy. It includes the study of values …

5 Things I Learned in Christianity I Found in Islam

5 Things I Learned in Christianity I Found in Islam

The first time I ever saw a Muslim with a dark mark on his forehead from making sujud (prostration) frequently, it hit me. The people of God have a dark mark on their forehead because of their devotion to the worship of God in prayer and prostration.

Tips to Enhance Faith After Hajj

Any Tips to Enhance Faith After Hajj?

Dear scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. How can Muslims enhance their faith after performing Hajj? Any tips will be very much appreciated. Jazakum Allah khayran.

Hejaz region

'The Lord Will Protect His House'

Hejaz region is situated in an area known for being highly unstable both geologically and ecologically. However, recent geological studies have upheld the belief that Allah has protected this region from natural disasters. This belief goes all the way back to pre-Islamic times. Abdul Muttalib, the grandfather of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), showed this belief in the …

How to Know That Your Love is Purely for Allah?

Love for the sake of Allah is attaching your heart to Allah and being kind and gentle to His creation. It’s loving those who bring you closer to Allah. Love for the sake of Allah means you want the best for your loved one and you want them to be the best they can be.



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