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A Historical Analysis of ‘Āshūra and its Relation to the Jewish Calendar A Historical Analysis of ‘Āshūra and its Relation to the Jewish Calendar

By Mawlana Abu ’l-Hasan ‘Ali al-Nadwi
The fast of ‘Ashura was prescribed before the fasts of Ramadan. The Jews observed it and so did the people of Arabia before the dawn of Islam.
It is related by Imam …

Humanity, Religion, & Peace: Finding Common Ground Humanity, Religion, & Peace: Finding Common Ground

By Mufti Shuaibullah Khan [1]
Edits and Footnotes by Faraz Abdul Moid
The religion of Islam is the religion of peace and tranquility, and this fact stands out clearly in the teachings of the Holy Qur’an which preaches that …

The Absence of Revivalists Outside Islam The Absence of Revivalists Outside Islam

By Shaykh Abu ‘l-Hasan ‘Ali al-Nadwi
We find extremely few persons who have revived and renovated other religions. The absence of such teachers for hundreds or rather thousands of years in other religions is striking enough. …

Orientalists and Hadith Scholarship: Some Reflections Orientalists and Hadith Scholarship: Some Reflections

By Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi
In this article, Shaykh Akram Nadwi discusses the shortcomings – while also recognizing the value – of an “outsider’s” perspective on Islam, which in this case refers to Orientalists. One of …

We Told You So! We Told You So!

By Salim Williams  
Being the winner or being correct can be such a satisfying feeling even if the relative consequence is that others must suffer loss or the feeling of disappointment. The feeling of victory …

The Philosophical Outlook of Islam in a Nutshell The Philosophical Outlook of Islam in a Nutshell

By Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah
The vitality of any society, people or civilization depends in a large part on its philosophy of life conceived and practised. In his natural state, man scarcely thinks of anything but his …