Contemporary Nullifiers of Fasting | Part 1

In recent decades many developments in medical testing and treatment have posed fiqh challenges and raised original legal questions for Muslim jurists across nearly all the sub-disciplines of Islamic Law. But this has been particularly true with regard to siyam, or fasting—especially…
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…

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…
Muslim Community- Racism and Ramadan

Muslim Community: Racism and Ramadan

EARLIER THIS YEAR I was a presenter at the 2017 ICNA conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The title of one of my two workshops was, “Looking Inward – Strategies to Mitigate Race Issues Within the Muslim Community”. By the will of Allah, the…