September 2015

Editorial

Evolution and its Adversaries (Part-1)

The theory of evolution is the first discipline to suffer the infusion of philosophy, a situation leading to chaos in scientific studies.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Sacrifice (Qurbani), Tajweed, Superstitions, Bid’ah and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Mu’minoon (12-20)

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

Celebrating Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Zil Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar. It is a feast of self-sacrifice and obedience to Allah.

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 65 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »
Society

Identity and Citizenship: An Indian Perspective

Excerpts from a recent speech delivered at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, London, by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari.

History

The Second of the Four: Caliph `Umar b. al-Khattab (d. 23AH)

The life of Umar b. al-Khattab, part of the series on the first four Rightly Guided Caliphs of Islam.

Family

Parenting Cannot be Outsourced

Parenting is a contact sport. You can’t outsource it, no matter how competent the care taker. Children listen with their eyes.

Morality

Ethics and Morality at the End of History

Strange, isn’t it, that the system (Capitalism) supposedly representing the apex of human development has no place for ethics or morality.

Reflection

A Story of Conviction and Change

If the message of Islam reaches all people, then even their lives will transform like mine did, says Sohail Siddique.