COVID-19: Need for Islamic, Holistic Approach

One of the reasons I fell in love with the religion of Islam was because it encompassed all aspects of life.

It doesn’t just provide rules for prayers, the mosque, and dealing with each other. Islam is a complete way of life.

As we all sit in idle waiting for the COVID-19 threat to minimize, it’s important that we take a step back and look at the big picture from a holistic mindset, an Islamic approach. 

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Islamic Way of life Is for All Situations

The current landscape is bleak for many people. Businesses have laid-off entire staffs. Whole industries have practically collapsed overnight.

When we see this, our hearts breaks for the millions of families that worry about how they will survive without a paycheck. This is wrong and not Islamic at all. In Islam, there are strong rules against letting anyone go hungry.

When did health stop being a right and instead become a big business? In Islam, health is a right for every human being, Muslim or not.

And how does our impact on wildlife and the environment contribute to diseases? How can we further develop the medical profession to be better in line with what’s best for humanity?

Dr. Jasser Auda looks into these questions and explores what happens to the entire world when we live more holistically.