Tag: scholars

Muslim scholars reflect on faith during Ramadan, push for religious reform

Muslims perform prayer on the Laylat al-Qadr (In Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed) at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan on July 14, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)Muslims perform prayer on the Laylat al-Qadr (In Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed) at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan on July 14, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are called on to reflect on their faith as they conduct their daily fast. This past month, some clerics and scholars reflected on ways to reform the religious discourse in Islam to keep up with modern-day challenges and oppose extremism…MORE: /globalnews.ca/

American scholars and activists denounce Obama’s meeting with Al-Sisi

President Sisi with David CameronAt the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Sisi met with world leaders including Barack Obama, the Britain’s David Cameron (pictured), and France’s Francois Hollande

Scholars and activists for the Working Group on Egypt at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, one of Washington’s most influential think-tanks, published an open letter on Thursday to US President Barack Obama calling upon him to rethink his collaboration with the Egyptian president and coup leader, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. more middleeastmonitor

Muslim Scholars on Voting

Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster! The article: “It is incumbent upon Muslims to actively participate for the following reasons: 1) In order to protect our rights as American citizens, we must be involved in politics. 2) Our involvement can facilitate our support of…

Committing Suicide!

Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever throws himself down from a mountain and kills himself will be in the Fire of Hell, throwing himself…