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Islamic Terrorism: Myth or Reality?

Islamic Terrorism: Myth or Reality?

Danish Hameed What does Islam say about Terrorism? One of the distinctive characteristics of the times we live in is the overwhelming presence of violence in our societies. Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political […]

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Position of woman in Islam

Position of woman in Islam

Misbah Mukhtar and Zarka Tasneem  Woman as an element of society has always remained under discussion. The modern world in the name of the ‘equality’ and ‘empowerment’ has made her a commodity, more marketable and saleable. But on the other hand Islam and true followers of Islam treat her in some other way, where her […]

 Maria Imtiaz

Economic status of woman in Islam

Economic status of woman in Islam

Islam made women powerful with the rights that include social, economic and more. In Islam, in terms of economic rights, women are more secure and sound than men. Men have only that property which they make on their own and which they inherit. Women, on the other hand, inherit from their parents as Allah says […]

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Comparative Study of Religions: Islamic and Western Approaches

Comparative Study of Religions: Islamic and Western Approaches

Junaid Farooq Zargar  The western idea of religion is in direct clash with the meaning and understanding of religion from an Islamic perspective. Therefore, the aims and methods of comparative study of religions in the west are totally different from what they are in Islam. The approach of western civilization towards religion is defined through […]

 Javeed Ali

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

Dear Molvi Nauman Sahab, Asalamualikum ‘A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity’ —– Imam Ali (A.S.) We have been hearing your lies and allegations which you very frequently make on the pulpit of Prophet Mohammad (SAWW) against all the sects of the Muslim Ummah except the one you like. […]

 Assad Ahmed

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

In our day and age most writers, particularly journalists, express their opinions on “academic topics” without any erudition about these topics. In the recent past, many famous writers have been writing about the complex theological and metaphysical issues without any sound research and bereft of any profundity. A few days ago, famous writer Nadeem Farooq […]

 Soudha Sultana

I am a woman of 21st century

I am a woman of 21st century

I am a woman of 21st century Not a woman of prehistoric era That I will allow anyone To define me and my rights I came from the eastern land Where the sun rise and shine I am perfectly imperfect And yet I remember teachings of my deen As they are flowing in my veins […]

 Sheikh Aatif

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Being a student of Sociology, I came across the theory of Emile Durkheim on Divison of Labour. In his theory, he says there are two types of societies viz. Primitive (Mechanical society) and the Advanced (Organic). He defined the former one as the society in which there was less divison of labour i.e. workforce was […]

 Mugees Kaiser

Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

There are innumerable injunctions put forth by the Quran and Sunnah which warn Muslims about making alterations in the religion of God like the previous nations (Jews) who morphed the divine text under the weight of their own whims and desires; thus earned God’s displeasure. The stigma associated with something known as bid’ah (innovation) is […]

 Ghazi Nazir

Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics: Reality or Cacophony

Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics: Reality or Cacophony

“Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics” is a title often used by “progressive” elements within the Muslim societies to debunk the traditional understanding of Islam, a title used to justify the need for “re-interpretation” of the Qur’ān in the modern times. It’s propounders call for “liberation of Islam” from the yoke of clerical monopoly and its harmonization with […]

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