Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Muslim Forum: Should Muslims Vote?

With the British General Elections round the corner, Muslims in Britain have to ask some long hard questions about their interactions in British society and how best to preserve an Islamic identity. The Muslim Forum challenges the status quo and asks the question: Should Muslims vote in the upcoming elections? …

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The Truthful One

Theologian, scientist, philosopher, jurist, a man of letters, teacher, and religious leader: these are just a few of the terms used to describe Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (peace be upon him) by both historians and his contemporaries. The knowledge and teachings of Imam as-Sadiq were beyond reproach and earned him visitors …

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Taqwa is Immunity, Not Restraint

Taqwa is one of the most frequent motifs of the Nahj al-Balaghah. In fact it would be hard to find another book which emphasizes this spiritual term to the extent of this book. Even in the Nahj al-Balaghah, no other term or concept receives so much attention and stress as …

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