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Islam and Homosexuality

June 24th, 2013 | by Omar

The impitus for writing this post is simple, I find that the vast majority of the discource on this topic is oriented around proving the other side wrong rather than analyzing the very real issues people are facing and looking for solutions.

Reclaiming our faith – Hamza Yusuf

June 24th, 2013 | by Omar

This video covers a number of topics that are very timely and important for all to hear, especially Muslims. I especially love the topic of being good to our neighbours

Shaykh Suhaib Webb – Western Islam

May 10th, 2013 | by Omar

This is why Shaykh Suhaib Webb is one of the brightest lights for Muslims in America. I pray that Shaykh Suhaib Webb is granted a very long life and that his teachings reach the hearts of Muslims world wide. Ameen

The struggles new Muslims face

May 10th, 2013 | by Omar

The stuggles that new Muslims go through upon accepting Islam are immense. I as someone lucky enough to be born into a Muslim family can not even fathom what they go through but yet people like myself need to create social supports that meet their needs. We need to understand what they go through so that we can create meaningful supports

The need to revive mercy

November 15th, 2012 | by Omar

Mercy is an amazing attribute that seems to be falling by the wayside for our species. My commute home from work can be a long one. After a busy day at work I often find myself getting angry at the most insignificant thing such as a person merging into my lane

Women in the ‘Hood – Asma Hanif

October 12th, 2012 | by Omar

A gut wrenching lecture that challenges the assumptions and stereotypes. I can’t say I agree with everything within the video [&hellip

Habib Ali al-Jifri on women

October 2nd, 2012 | by Omar

In this video Habib Ali passionately talks about the compulsion placed on Muslims in ensuring that the treatment of women within the community is done in a just manner. He outlines the Prophetic tradition on how the measure of goodness is tied to the goodness to women

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