December 2011

Editorial

The Indoctrination

While Napoleon – a warrior (or war-monger, whatever you call him) and a shrewd statesman – said that “History is a set of lies agreed upon,” we have a book before us whose author wrote,

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Ta-Ha (1-8)

[1] Ta-Ha.2 Commentary 2. According to the earliest commentators, Ta-ha is a word of Nabataean origin meaning, “O man.” Tabari quotes poetical lines to demonstrate that… more »
The Hadith

The Virtues of the Month of Muharram

Allah's sacred month of Muharram is a blessed and important month. It is the first month of the Hijri calendar and is one… more »
Report

Indian Muslim Apex Body Deliberates on National and International Situation

New Delhi, 19 November, 2011: The Central Committee (Markazi Majlis) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim… more »
Interview

Understanding Madhabs as Methodologies: An Interview with Dr. Umar Farook Abdullah

Dr. Umar Faruq Abdallah (formerly Wymann-Landgraf) is an American Muslim who was raised a Protestant Christian in Columbus, Nebraska. In 1969,