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.
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This hadith gives us solace as we bid farewell to renowned Islamic scholar, Moulana Yunus Jaunpuri, who passed away at his hometown Saharanpur in India on Tuesday. We hope he will fully benefit from the rewards of leaving beneficial knowledge.
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 …
In this episode of the series named “Quran Speaks”, Dr. Shabir Ally discusses if the Qur’an is really the Word of God?
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
American Muslims mourned the death of renowned Muslim scholar and leader Dr. Taha Jabir Al Alwani who passed away on Saturday after a long illness.