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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 it is the…

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. There has hardly been…

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 the shortcomings of such…

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 can be heightened by…

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 own individual interests, and…