Opinion

The Russian and the US Religious Right Axis

International

  by Dr. Aslam Abdullah It was a sensational revelation yet, it could not generate enough discussion even among those who were directly affected by the disclosure. Faceboo

Hajj: The Journey of A Lifetime

International

by Sofia Begg Latif Hajj has truly been the journey of a lifetime. It was a lesson in recognizing our own insignificance- our bodies physically exhausted and weakened- the perspec

Natural Calamities and Our Response

International

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Every time a natural calamity occurs some people, who claim to be religious, claim that it is part of a divine punishment meted out to human beings because o

The Hajj Paradigm: Islam’s Most Unifying Narrative

International

by Imam Luqman Ahmad Perhaps, the purest, and most poignant narrative of what Islam really stands for at its core, is the visual takeaway one gets from the annual Muslim pilgri

Pakistani Supreme Court Announces Verdict on Panama Papers Case

International

By Munir M Hasan, PhD The judgment of the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan on Panama Papers case has been announced. It is of course a matter of satisfaction and happiness for

How Muslim Sectarianism is Connected to Islamophobia

International

by Imam Luqman Ahmad Amidst the climate of increased anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States and the cacophony of noise decrying the evils of Islamophobia and the Islamophob

The Freedoms We Celebrate

International

 by Azher Quader Earlier this month our country celebrated its 241st Independence Day. That same weekend ISNA had its 54th Annual Convention too, here in Chicago, which was u

Three New Teen Novels Showcase the Diversity of Islam

International

By Saadia Faruqi Although the year is only half over, three new novels targeted towards Muslim teenagers and young adults are already making news. A combination of dramatic plo

Confronting Muslim Sectarianism

International

by Imam Luqman Ahmad Muslim sectarianism is one of the greatest challenges for Muslims in this century. It affects Muslims worldwide and is responsible for much of the discord

Religious Diversity, Pluralism and Tolerance: The Islamic Perspective

International

by M. Basheer Ahmed M.D. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, there has been a massive migration of people from the east to the west. Most of them migrated for economic