He smiles and points out that the gym is named after one of the most famous Muslims in the world: Muhammad Ali. “I don’t look at it as such a violent thing, and I know the real violence is in guns and weapons and different things that happen in our community.”
Welcome to ShaykhaFest. Did you know that some of the greatest Islamic scholars such as Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Imam Ibn al-Jawzi, Shaykh-ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, Imam al-Dhahabi, Imam Ibn al-Qayyim, Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali and many other great Imams and scholars had female teachers? Even though it is not widely known, thousands of female scholars have enriched the Islamic tradition through out history. Shaykha Fest is intended to honor the legacy of female Islamic scholarship and draw attention to contemporary female scholars. At Shaykha Fest we will embark on an exciting journey into the past and learn from contemporary female scholars,…
Meet America's first openly gay Imam | Al Jazeera America. "I think Daayiee is trying to say, 'Yes, I can be gay and I can be a Muslim, and I can tend to people who are also gay and Muslim,' that this is part of their identity as a human being and that the religion of Islam teaches people to embrace all aspects of their humanity," he said.
Progressive Scottish Muslims: Islam design tartan unveiled is far from representative. Islam and Muslims are not a monolith.. My view: But is ‘Islam’ a culture? In the same way that we can talk about our Scottish culture? If so, which Islam? Which ‘Islamic’ country does this tartan represent in terms of all the Muslims in diaspora who live in Scotland? Then this raises the question about whose Islam? Is this a Shi’a, Sunni, Ahmadi, Alawi ‘Islam’ tartan? Muslims are not a monolith and nor is ‘Islam’ — this is certainly not a progressive move