If there was any American city which could be rightly called the heart of Islam in America, it would be the City of Philadelphia.
As Muslims, accurate and responsible use of categorical verbiage is a moral obligation and, in this case, a vital tactical adjunct for Muslims in America. This is why it is critical that before we wage jihad against Islamophobia, we accurately define the terminology.
Contrary to some opinions, there is nothing in the Book or in the sunna of the Prophet (SAWS) that prohibits a person from being an American, living like an American, behaving like an American or … Source: The Islamic Ruling… Read More ›
I’m sure that there will be a phalanx of Muslim scholars from overseas, acting with the colonial air of authority, who will weigh in and tell us how we as Muslims in America should react to our new president.
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Muslims know and understand instinctively; that witches, ghosts, goblins, and little horned devils with pitch forks, are not heroes and icons of faith in Allah; but are things representing the culture and tradition of paganism
Nevertheless, my first advice for any new or first generation Muslim is that you do not join a sect. You will probably be better off as a Muslim without one.
All I’m saying is that Islam is not Black, it is not White, it is not Arab, not Asian, and not Oriental. Islam is the religion of Allah and it transcends everything. That’s the point.
So how can you tell a real sheikh or scholar from a pretender or a false one? Below are seven different traits to look for that may reveal that your sheikh is actually a fake or a con-man.
you can’t test a person and ask him; “who do you love more? Sheikh Abdul-Qaadir al-Jaylaani, or the black woman who used to sweep the masjid during the time of the Prophet ﷺ?