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American Opens Graduate School for Muslim Scholars

An Arizona Muslim scholar has started a new graduate school for Islamic studies in the United States to educate the next generation of Muslim scholars and religious leaders who can serve their communities in same spirit of pluralism in which they were raised.

Muslim Scholars Refute ISIL's Ideology (Folder)

Muslim Scholars Refute ISIL's Ideology (Folder)

From time to time, Muslims are appalled by gross crimes that are associated with Islam because the culprits are affiliated to ISIL. The name of ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant), as well as its repeated talk about defending Islam and establishing an Islamic state, is used by media outlets, Islamophobic and hatred mongers …

US Muslims Deliver ZamZam to Standing Rock Water Protectors

The Muslim population in the United States contains a complex and diverse array of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds, which makes it important for Muslim communities throughout the country to develop and maintain lines of support and solidarity for multiple endeavors to resist injustice.

Dr. Zafar Ishaq Ansari (1932-2016): Humble Muslim, Brilliant Academic (Obituary)

Dr. Zafar Ishaq Ansari (1932-2016): Humble Muslim, Brilliant Academic (Obituary)

Eminent academic, author, and educationist Professor Zafar Ishaq Ansari passed away on April 24, 2016, in Islamabad, Pakistan.   He was the son of the late Mawlana Zafar Ahmad Ansari, a well-known scholar and close friend and confidante of the late Mawlana Abu al-Ala Mawdudi. From his early years, Ansari was actively involved in the …

Muslim Scholar Addresses Yale on Good Life

Prominent Islamic scholar Skeikh Hamza Yusuf has been invited by prestigious Yale University to talk about “a life worth living” next week in an event sponsored by Yale Divinity School’s Center for Faith and Culture.

UK Closer to Islam than Muslim World: Scholar

Sitting next to a cardinal and a rabbi in an interfaith discussion, a prominent British Muslim scholar has argued he feels London is a more Islamic city than much of the Muslim world.

Remembering Dr. Taha Jabir al-Alwani (1935 to March 4, 2016)

Remembering Dr. Taha Jabir Al-Alwani (1935 to March 4, 2016)

The news of the passing away of Dr. Taha Jabir al-Alwani reminded me of the words of Imam Hasan al-Basari: “The death of a prominent scholar leaves a vacuum which is hard to fill.” Dr. Alwani was not an ordinary scholar; rather, he was a luminary—a pioneer and visionary whose contributions to Islamic thought and …

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