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Dr. Spahic Omer

Dr. Spahic Omer, an award-winning author, is an Associate Professor at the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He studied in Bosnia, Egypt and Malaysia. In the year 2000, he obtained his PhD from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur in the field of Islamic history and civilization. His research interests cover Islamic history, culture and civilization, as well as the history and theory of Islamic built environment. He can be reached at: [email protected].

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11 Lessons on Wisdom from Chapter Luqman

11 Lessons on Wisdom from Chapter Luqman

The following are important lessons on wisdom that can be gleaned from the relatively short Quranic Surah (chapter) Luqman:
1- The Holy Quran – together with Prophet Muhammad’s Sunnah as the exemplary life pattern, i.e., the revelation or the revealed knowledge – is the fountainhead of all wisdom (Luqman, 1).

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Beauty versus Ugliness

Beauty versus Ugliness

External beauty is the theophany of inner beauty, just as external ugliness is a manifestation of inner defects and ugliness. Beauty lies at the heart of existence. It is not simply a subjective state existing only “in the eye of the beholder”.

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Be a Soldier of Truth

Be a Soldier of Truth

Life is so beautiful, meaningful and consequential for the former scenario to be the case. Only such as have lost clarity and a sense of purpose and direction, and have allowed their pride and self-centredness to take over instead, can entertain such an incongruous proposition.

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