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Imprisonment of the Body, Liberation of the Soul

Why Islam Can Liberate the Souls of Prisoners: Lessons Learned from the Life of Ahmed ibn Taymiyya “How many of us would be able to overcome our desires and resist the temptation of sin? How many of us even lower our gaze when we look upon something that we are not supposed to? The real […]

Sheikh ibn Taymiyyah Man of God (Part 2)

by Dr. Ahmed al-Raysouni | Translated by Suhaib Webb Sheikh ibn Taymiyyah Man of God: Part I | Part II His Humility and Treatment of Others Even though Ibn Tamiyyah reached lofty heights regarding his knowledge and acts of devotion, he remained humble; demolishing his self worth, denying himself [any status]. Ibn al-Qayyim said, “Many […]

Eulogy delivered by Ossie Davis at the funeral of Malcolm X February 27, 1965

MALCOLM X’S EULOGY Eulogy delivered by Ossie Davis at the funeral of Malcolm X February 27,1965 “Here – at this final hour, in this quiet place – Harlem has come to bid farewell to one of its brightest hopes -extinguished now, and gone from us forever. For Harlem is where he worked and where he […]