Month: January 2015

Believe It Or Not, Islam Has Actually Extended and Protected Women’s Rights

On March 8 of every year, people all around the world participate in celebrations of appreciation and respect towards women. International Women’s Day provides observance of female contributions to social, economic and political achievements. However, this day also serves as a reminder of the inert and almost quiescent nature of the women’s movement. After all, the […]

Raising Children in Islam

Parents hold enormous leverage in terms of what they teach their children and accordingly how their children grow up as adults. Islam, therefore, hold parents responsible for steering their children’s upbringing according to the guidelines of the Quran and the Prophet’s (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) traditions. The Prophet (s) said:“Allah (SWT) will ask every caretaker […]

BUSINESS IN ISLAM

Islam is an entire way of life, and Allah’s Guidance extends into all areas of our lives. Islam has given detailed regulations for our economic life, which is balanced and fair. Muslims are to recognize that wealth, earnings, and material goods are the property of God, and that we are merely His trustees. The principles […]

The Social System and Morality of Islam

An important Hadith (saying) of the Prophet is that religion is not what one formally or ritualistically practices but how one deals with others. It is therefore not sufficient to be pious without performing deeds which demonstrate one’s beliefs. It is reported that the Prophet once entered a mosque and saw at prayer a venerable […]