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Muslims, Islamophobia and Social Reform

Muslims, Islamophobia and Social Reform

The way to combat Islamophobia is for Muslims to go beyond their isolation within their communities and local issues, and contribute to the moral reform of society itself and the wider cause of social justice. In this video, Dr. Jasser Auda explains why it is important for Muslims to adjust their strategies and become part of …

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Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 2

Short Answer: As for the Prophet’s treatment of the Jews in general, there are many examples that show his kindness to them. For example, a young Jewish boy used to serve the Prophet and he became sick, and so the Prophet went to visit him. It is reported that a funeral of a Jew passed before the …

Jews

Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 1

Short Answer: When the Prophet settled in Madinah, he wanted to create a cooperative community and establish an exemplary civil society at a time when Arabs couldn’t even imagine what a civil society looked like. He established the Charter of Madinah, or, what I like to call, the constitution of coexistence. In this constitution, all signing parties — including Muslims, Jews, …

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Salam (peace), Thank you so much for your question. In the noble Quran, The Creator, Allah Almighty says: {And as for man, when his Lord tries him and [thus] is generous to him and favors him, he says, “My Lord has honored me.” But when He tries him and restricts his provision, he says, “My …

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What Does Islam Teach About Justice?

Short Answer: “The core message of Islam is all about justice and establishing it among all people on earth.” In both the Quran and the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, we see examples of the seriousness with which Allah takes justice and injustice toward any person. Salam (Peace) Carl, Thank you for your question. The core message …

Can We Achieve Social Justice With Riba?

Can We Achieve Social Justice With Riba?

Isn’t it a fruitless venture, the attempt at social justice without first pondering over what kind of economic structure one is living in? While the systems of Riba (usury) prevail in the world

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Is Islam a Socialistic or Capitalistic System?

Salam Dear Faisal, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In answer to your question, I would like to state the position of Islam with regard to the Left wing and the Right wing in general. However, it is up to you to study the policies and activities of …



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