If we remember this directionality and goal-oriented thinking in our communities and organizations, we can have better unity. Instead we often can only see the small picture and lose sight of the direction in which we should all be travelling, toward Allah, seeking His pleasure, in worship of Him alone as one community.
How can we establish peace between Sunni and Shia Muslims?
Despite being a highly deserving candidate for the post of caliph, Al-Hassan valiantly sacrificed his personal prestige and displayed his lofty character, by foregoing political power and authority in favor of peace and unity among the Muslims.
An American Muslim non-profit organization invited people of different to share a meal that symbolized unity and peace in their Sunset Park community in Brooklyn.
Remembering late Jo Cox, Nottingham Muslims came together on Thursday, June 15, in a public iftar to remember the pro-immigrants MP who was killed in hate crime last year.
Members of a Memphis mosque and Presbyterian church went out in a picnic on Sunday afternoon, breaking bread and barriers together.
Perhaps the most challenging task for the Prophet would be to reach out to Muslim communities in all corners of the U.S. and plead with them to live in love, fear and hope in God. Would he succeed?
Our beloved Prophet Muhammad leads us to Unity, to our Creator who is Al Wahid (The unique) and Al Ahad (The one). In doing so he also leads us to unity within the ummah, among its diverse people, languages and cultures. Thus the ummah is not only a theological concept, it is our praxis, our way of life.
An 80-year-old elderly Christian man in Egypt’s southern governorate of Minya is taking interfaith relations to a new level, using his spare time to teach his neighbors’ children the Muslims’ holy book of Qur’an.
We must respect what is unique in ourselves and we must do the same for others. Prophet Muhammad is clear on this matter too, and in his final sermon he reminded us about diversity and the need for solidarity within the Islamic nation.