January 2015

Editorial

Muslims’ Worth

Muslims are special targets today. But that doesn’t mean they are a special people.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On contraception, beards, moon-sighting, talaq, and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Hajj (No. 22) (38 – 44)

[38] Surely, Allah defends those who have believed;73 verily, Allah does not approve of any dishonest, ungrateful (person).74 Commentary 73. The textual word… more »
The Hadith

Reliance on God

One of the fundamental truths we have learnt through the Divine Apostles is that whatever is taking place in the world, and everything… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA IDB Scholarships a Great Help for Muslims The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) scholarship program, which aims to improve the education standards among… more »
Children’s Column

Childrens Column Content for January 2015 YMD

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 56 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »
Interview

“Blaming Religion for Violence Allows Us to Dismiss the Violence We’ve Exported Worldwide” – Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God.… more »
Opinion

Mother Teresa: A Saint Trapped in Hell?

The woman revered around the world as a saint believed she had become “trapped in Hell” during her work.

Perspective

‘Ten Days in the Islamic State’

The first Western journalist ever given access to the ‘Islamic State’ has just returned – and this is a report on what he discovered.

Reflection

The Amazing Story of an American Jew Who ‘Converted’ from Shas to Hamas

A Satmar Hasid moved to Israel from Brooklyn, but became disenchanted with teachings of Ovadiah Yosef; he converted to Islam and now supports Hamas.

Society

Role of Mosque and Education in Islam

In the early Islamic period, the Masjid served many purposes, and took on a comprehensive role in the lives of Muslims.