Investment In Islam

Islam is not restricted to ethical teaching, formalities or manners of worship. It comprises guidance to every scope of life containing socio-economic fields. The conformity of rules made by Allah is not only required in worship but also in the economic activities. Islam recognize the market forces and market economy. Even profit motives and private […]

Contribution of Islamic Civilization in Biotechnology

Muslim reflection on biotechnology are manifested by enormous divergences in the representations of reality that impact ethical deliberations. Due to the cultural and political diversity of Muslim civilizations around the globe, attain meaningful harmony is very tough. Certain key changes that Muslim ethical practices experience under pressures of rapid modernization and globalization, with its associated […]

Muslim Women and Hip-Hop

One look at this title and you probably went: “here they go again, trying to justify haram”. We are so sorry you has that thought and we sincerely want you to know that this title came from a place of kindness regarding the Muslim woman and her identity. We definitely did not pick this title […]

Qur’an Nurcholish Madjid

Qur’an Nurcholish Madjid (1939-2005), also widely known as Cak Nur, was a great neo-modernist Muslim thinker from Jakarta, Indonesia who introduced a new way of interpreting Islam through culture and influenced Indonesia’s development through desacralization and a religious-based, nationalized civil society. Madjid changed the vision of Islam for Indonesia with his famous slogan, “Islam Yes, Partai Islam, […]

How To Be a Muslim: An American Story

In today’s society, secularism has come to the forefront causing religion to take a step back in many people’s lives. For many religious parents this is a big problem as every generations strays further and further from religion. Especially in western society, society has become more and more secular because of the ideologies present in […]

The Art and Architecture in Islam

The architecture and art of the Islamic world is crucial to understanding Islam. The art of the Islamic world is restricted by the prevailing religion of the time Islam. Despite these restrictions art was still created. An example of art is pottery and Charles Wilkinson’s essay goes over pottery. One of the other practicalities to […]

Islamic Art

Islamic Art has tremendously influenced the western world by fostering the creation of a distinctive culture filled with poetry, art, and architecture. Amongst these is the masterpiece, the Iranian Mihrab with which its elaborate tile work has deemed it one of the most famous attractions in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Due to its immense […]

Islam in Modern Day Film

For a long time, Hollywood has always showed extreme versions of stereotypes of other cultures and religions in films. More than often these stereotypes are represented in a negative way or are casted as the antagonist. Six years after the 9/11 attacks, the movie “The Kingdom” premiered. This was the first movie to be produced […]

Islam and Incarnation

A son came to earth. He had no father, but God protected him. He had few followers, but he prophesied of a Kingdom. He did marvelous acts, but he was merely a man. This Jesus, according to the Koran, was a man of God, but he was not the God-man. This Jesus was not incarnate, […]