How to Return to the Quran

How to Return to the Qur’an | Part 1

Trans. by Ghada Khafagy THOUGH AN UNLETTERED nation, when the Arabs received the Noble Quran they did so with attentive hearts. Before memorizing it, they first implemented it in their lives and their conduct. This came as a direct and enthusiastic response…
Why Is the Quran in Arabic | Quran Meaning in Arabic

Why Is The Quran In Arabic? (1)

The Arabic language is the only appropriate vehicle of meaning for the final Book of God. “An Arabic Quran” NON-ARABS—MUSLIMS and non-Muslim alike—are hardly equipped to verify the truth of this claim till they have a good command of Arabic. The truth…

How to Return to the Quran | Part 2

Trans. by Ghada Khafagy Continuing his advice to Muslims on how to mend their relationship with the Quran, the author highlights (in this second and last episode) the problems preventing many of us from reflecting upon the Quran. By correcting these problems, the writer maintains, we…
The Rights of Poor in Islam

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…