Entries by Erin

Alhamdulilah, Bilal is coming home soon – Support the Islamic Scholars Fund

Help raise $100,000 this month for scholars and students in need.  The Islamic Scholars Fund needs your help to support a growing number of scholars and students of knowledge, on an ongoing monthly basis. Your support enables these individuals to dedicate themselves to the path of Islamic scholarship, so they can preserve the Prophetic inheritance for generations to […]

The Seminary Curriculum has arrived!

Registration is LIVE for Term One Courses, including a new website to showcase the NEW Seminary Curriculum. This term marks the official launch of the SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary Curriculum. It features a complete learning path that takes you step-by-step from the essentials of your religion to mastery of the Islamic sciences.  Essentials Certificate You can now register for […]

Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness

Duties of Proximity: Towards a Theology of Neighbourliness – Dr. Arif Nayed  In this paper, Aref Nayed argues that the way to improve societal relations and promote peace within and between communities is by developing the theological concepts of “neighbourliness” and “proximity”. Dr Aref Ali Nayed is a Libyan Islamic scholar and the Libyan Ambassador to […]

Hard Questions for the New Year by Imam Zaid Shakir

As we North American Muslims enter a new year it might be beneficial for us to ask ourselves some serious questions. A bit of soul searching has never harmed anyone. The type of questions I have in mind involve a set of challenges to some of the prevailing trends which currently occupy our minds and […]

Hajj 2018 with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Dr. Shadee Elmasry

Ihya Tours are giving you the opportunity to perform Hajj under the guidance of Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Dr. Shadee Elmasry.  Ihya Tours began with the idea that Hajj should be more than just ‘Packages’. It should be more than hotels, buffet meals and luxuries. Their intent is to provide you with a Hajj experience that lets you […]

Holidays Free of Religious Overtones – Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

This article was originally published on binbayyah.net The holidays which are forbidden [for Muslims] to observe are those with religious overtones, such as Christmas and Easter, not the festive gatherings people observe due to certain events. Therefore, people are allowed to celebrate wedding anniversaries, birthdays or any occasion such celebrations are not related to religious holidays. […]

Autumn’s Mercy and The Woke Prophet – Khutba by Abdul-Rehman Malik

Sidi Abdul-Rehman Malik was asked by Imam Omer Bajwa to give the Friday sermon earlier this month. Memories of his friend, Ather Ali, were in his heart whilst he was deciding what to say. “Mercy is Islam’s most emblematic characteristic. The Creator refers to the divine attribute of mercy more than any other attribute. The […]