Religion

The Martyrdom of Imam Hussein

Religion

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Muharram, the 10th of the Islamic calendar brings out fissures in the Muslim community. Its a day when a segment of Muslims mourn the martyrdom of Imam

Sexual Harassment in Religious Institutions

Religion

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Every time someone brings up an accusation pertaining to sexual harassment against a prominent religious figure, regardless of his or her faith, people in ge

Hajj: The Journey of A Lifetime

Religion

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

The Hajj Paradigm: Islam’s Most Unifying Narrative

Religion

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

Confronting Muslim Sectarianism

Religion

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

Religion

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

Ramadan, An Exercise in Self Control

Religion

by Azher Quader The month of Ramadan comes and goes so fast, it always feels kind of short. As the moon-gazers and the calculators celebrate Eid on the same day, it is a wel

Manal Al-Sharif’s ‘Daring to Drive’ Sheds Light on What Life is like for Women in Saudi Arabia

Religion

by Saadia Faruqi A recent memoir published in the United States has given a fresh look at the living conditions in one of the world’s most repressive nations: Saudi Arabia. Ma

Imams Refuse To Perform London And Manchester Attackers’ Funeral Prayers

Religion

by Aysha Qamar In a powerful letter, more than 130 imams and Muslim religious leaders from the UK and other Western countries have said they refuse to perform funeral prayers fo

100s Gather in Front of Trump Tower to Break their Fast

Religion

by Aysha Qamar Ramadan, a month of blessings and reflection consists of fasting from food and water from sunrise to sunset. At the onset of Ramadan on the 6th day, hundreds