Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa on Sura Luqman – On Faith and Belief

Sura Luqman emphasizes tarbiya, or spiritual growth, and is named after a great sage. In this series, Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explores the meanings of this chapter. Sura Luqman has 34 verses. Some say that all 34 verses were revealed in Mecca, while others say that all but two or three verses were revealed in Mecca. […]

A New Look For Our Academy Students – Term 2, 2018

Alhamdulillah, with the launch of Term 2, 2018, we have introduced a new look for our Academy dashboard. The new user interface not only looks good, it also has a number of features that we think that will improve the usability of the dashboard. Here are just a few of the features: A Profile Page […]

Heroes and Heroines of Islam: Part Three – Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf

We regularly hear of the great heroes and heroines of Islam. However, we know little about what made these men and women so beloved to Allah and their people. In these series of talks, Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf speaks about these famous men and women. In this segment, Habib Kadhim turns our attention to some of […]

Three Calls, One Answer…. A Message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

This week, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani received phone calls from three leading scholars, all unable to teach and transmit Islamic knowledge due to crises. This shows the urgency of the SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary initiative. Support us in preserving and transmitting the Prophetic legacy. As-salam alaykum wa rahmatullah. I received three phone calls from three scholars in different […]

Islamic Scholars Fund: Make an Impact With Your Zakat

In this video Shaykh Faraz Rabbani emphasises the importance of having an Islamic Scholars Fund.  In our times… In traditional Muslim societies endowment supported the best and brightest young minds to become Islamic scholars. Islamic scholars were supported, so that they could dedicate themselves to teaching and providing religious guidance and clarity to the community. […]

Knowledge and Guidance: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

Seeking knowledge is the subject that occupies the first chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Why did he begin with knowledge, before moving on to the chapter on prayer? Here, we share some of the best SeekersHub resources available on […]

Empowering Women’s Voices & Scholarship. Anse Tamara Gray & Ust. Zaynab Ansari

Women have always played important roles in Islamic learning, but their path to scholarship is not without its unique challenges, as Shaykha Tamara Gray and Ustadha Zaynab Ansari discuss. In part 1 of their conversation on ImanWire, Shaykha Tamara Gray of Rabata and Ustadha Zaynab Ansari of Tayseer Seminary discuss the future of female scholarship, […]

How Two Of The Salaf Proved the Existence of God, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Sometimes we imagine that the problems of our age are unique, but this is not the case. Atheism is not new. At the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and even before that, at the time of previous prophets (peace be upon them all), there were people who denied the existence […]

Islamic Logic: Bring Order and Clarity to Your Religious Reasoning

An Introduction to Islamic Logic: Abhari’s Isagoge Explained Have you ever had trouble arguing for your Faith? Have you ever wished you knew of a better way to clarify what others might find obscure in Islam? About the course Islamic Logic is an ancillary science, the main purpose of which is to • protect Muslim […]

Update on the Scholar and Family Facing Death Threats

On October 18th, 2016, we made an appeal for urgent support for a scholar and his family facing repeated death threats and whom needed to relocate — see previous blog post here. We wanted to update you that Alhamdulillah, we were able to raise well-over the amount we’d set as our goal, through your generous support! With the […]