JFK: Voices of Extremism

“In recent months I have spoken many times, about how difficult and dangerous a period, it is through which we now move. I would like to take this opportunity, to say a word about the American spirit, in this time of trial. In the most critical periods of our nation's history, there have always been…Read more JFK: Voices of Extremism

Be aware of the ‘Us and Them’ attitude.

Many people will have come across an attitude among some Muslims that, when they meet a nice person they wish that person was a Muslim, pray for them to convert to Islam, and feel sad if this doesn't happen. Some of these people seem unable to accept a kind person for who they are, if…Read more Be aware of the ‘Us and Them’ attitude.

Sunni/Sufi vs Salafi approaches to Heaven

A comparison of the classical Sunni and Sufi approach to Heaven and Hell, versus the Salafi approach, that has sadly infiltrated the hearts and minds of a number of otherwise mainstream Muslims in our time. Consider, which of these makes more sense? Which is more in keeping with the Divine Rahmah (Compassion) of Allah?

Said Nursi on Discussing Ambiguous Hadith

“It is not permissible to discuss ambiguous hadiths among the ordinary people, and to show off and justify oneself like a lawyer, relying on egotism to support ones arguments rather than on truth and right. The question being broached and argued about is having an adverse effect on the minds of the poor ordinary people.…Read more Said Nursi on Discussing Ambiguous Hadith