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The Interfaith Master – Ustadh Ali Ataie – Seekers Highlight

Introducing Ustadh Ali Ataie Ustadh Ali Ataie is undoubtedly one of the foremost leading scholars in comparative religions today. He is currently a teacher and researcher of the Islamic Sciences and specializes in theology and biblical interpretation. Additionally he is also the President and Founder of Muslim Interfaith Council and has been heavily involved in interfaith [...]

Understanding Marriage – A conversation with Imam Zaid Shakir by Fahad Faruqui

Editor’s Note: Fahad Faruqui had an in depth discussion with a leading American-Muslim scholar Imam Zaid Shakir, a senior faculty member of Zaytuna College, about marriage, polygamy, temporary marriages and divorce, in attempt to tease out the true spirit of love, romance and marriage in Islam. Some Muslim men and women spend several years in [...]

How to Respond to Setbacks in Islam’s Religious Discourse – Habib Ali al-Jifri

  Original post can be found here. The solutions to the setbacks facing Islam’s religious discourse require a unification of efforts and and an assumption of responsibility by all stakeholders involved. They, the stakeholders, are: (1) the scholars/ulama (who have the largest share of the responsibility since every area has it own expertise and this [...]

Reflections of MicroMolvi: My First Interfaith Dialogue

By Yousaf Seyal Today is a big day for me. I have left my home to fly out for the journey of a lifetime; headed towards America’s first Muslim Liberal Arts School, Zaytuna College. When flying, I usually try to sit beside an elderly person to enjoy a conversation to entertain me throughout my trip. [...]

Watering Our Souls – Moez Masoud on ‘Knowledge Without Barriers’

Moez Masoud, Egyptian television and radio presenter, religious leader and activist, was recently speaking to the SeekersHub Global team about the concept of Knowledge without Barriers. He was very excited about the idea that our courses are free to anyone, anywhere in the world, stating that is this something “revolutionary”. He said this about Knowledge [...]

The Concept of Faith in Islam – by Habib Ali al-Jifri – Full book (English and Arabic) in PDF

The Concept of Faith in Islam – Habib Ali al-Jifri Download the pdf of The Concept of Faith in Islam by Habib Ali al-Jifri: English // Arabic Habib Ali al-Jifri states in the introduction: We will consider the topic of the concept of faith by means of the following points: 1. Faith (iman) in its [...]

Video: Cambridge Muslim College – featuring Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad, Sh. Hamza Yusuf, and others

The Cambridge Muslim College supports the development of training and Islamic scholarship to help meet the many challenges facing Britain today. The college is dedicated to maintaining academic excellence and pushing the boundaries of Islamic learning in the West. Drawing on resources and expertise in Cambridge and beyond, the college’s mission is to help translate [...]

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Foundation

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim  Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass media in the hope of balancing its predominantly negative reporting with positive stories pertaining [...]

What is the Shariah? A Path to God, a Path to Good – Faraz Rabbani

What is the Shariah? A Path to God, a Path to Good by Faraz Rabbani   “For each We have appointed a divine law and a traced-out way. Had God willed, He could have made you one community. But that He may try you by that which He has given you. So vie one with [...]

The Inner Dimension of Going Green: Articulating an Islamic Deep-Ecology – Adi Setia

“Our interaction with nature is clearly constrained and directed by such foundational ethical precepts as mercy, moderation, and gratitude, which, when systematically  understood  and  applied,  result  in  ecological health. But ethical precepts refer ultimately to human nature, and therefore ecological health is rooted in psychological health. From this deep-level perspective, environmental degradation is less a resource-problem than an attitude-problem. This psycho-ecological [...]