Positive or Passive?

TO HAVE A positive orientation and attitude is to be a constructive member in your society. Social positivity is necessary for a healthy community as it indicates the willingness of its members to take part in guiding and building their communal life,…
Advisor to Head of State: Umm Salamah

Advisor to Head of State: Umm Salamah

WOMEN IN POLITICS is a touchy subject – not just among Muslims, but even among non-Muslims. The Western world has had only a handful of female political leaders and their governments have only relatively recently included more female politicians, with sexism remaining…

The Rights of the Poor in Islam

In the 2016 US Presidential Election Cycle, progressive candidates have taken to making the case for supporting the poor by taking back the earnings of the wealthy and helping support the poor.  From the social standpoint of Islam, supporting society’s poor is…
Misunderstanding Transgender (1)

Misunderstanding Transgender (1)

WITH EVERY PASSING year – indeed, with every passing month – Muslims are faced with new intellectual and societal challenges to their faith. Whether it’s atheism, scientific claims about evolution, or social matters related to gender and sexuality, many Muslims (especially in the West)…