How To Fear | Part 2

IN THE FIRST part of this two-part article, we intimated that the modern English word “fear” lacks the sense of awe and respect when applied to Allah—thus missing the point of the Quran’s key term taqwa. When the Muslim is exhorted, Itaqi Allah!…

Are You a Complete Muslim? | Part 6

Western culture tends to overplay the reach of Science as it pushes us toward accepting the illusion that we can be essentially independent and self-sufficient at multiple levels:  personal, family, community, etc.  On the other hand, we Muslims must strive to be…

Are You a Complete Muslim? | Part 4

Science deals with the structure, the make-up and operation of the Creator’s perceivable handiwork; Science does not —and cannot— deal with Him who is the Creator in His very Self. Although the textual records of revelation are open to examination and verification,…