Posts Tagged ‘Society’

What is Your Worth?

By Waqas Mustafeez Allah, subhanahu wa ta’ala (exalted is He), tells us in the oft quoted verses of Surah Hujarat:   “O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is […]

Gender Relations in the Prophet’s Society

Lessons for Today The following lecture compares three contemporary social issues with the time of the Prophet ﷺ: Gender relations, racism and drinking. The below article delves into more detail with regards to gender relations in particular. Many of us lament that we’re no longer like the Companions of the Prophet ﷺ; that their times […]

How Can Islam Benefit Society?

In this video, Imam Suhaib Webb answers the question, “How Can Islam Benefit Society?”

Islam and the Society the World Craves

by Iman Badawi | Summarized from the last chapter of Islam the Future Civilization, by Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradaawi, el-Fatah Foundation for Translation and Distribution, Cairo, Egypt, 1998 1 Perhaps the most blatantly apparent quality of the 21st century world is that the success of nations is based upon their material advancement with complete disregard for the moral status […]

The Reality of Faith and Its Branches

by Sheikh Mahmoud Abdul Rahman Abdul Monim1 | Translated by Osman Umarji The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (peace be upon him) said, “Faith has approximately seventy branches (or sixty some in another narration). The highest branch is [living] the statement ‘There is no god except for Allah’; the lowest branch is removing anything harmful from the […]

Stand For Something

Becoming the Servants of the Most Merciful Series Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV | Part XV A true believer stands for something greater than his or herself. The modern secular approach to […]

Summer Nights Has Begun!

Developing a Functioning Relationship with the Qur’an Update: This Class Starts Next Wednesday

Introducing: Summer Nights 2010 (Register Here!)

Official Summer Nights Website We present to you a summer full of nightly lectures to rejuvenate your faith and gain knowledge of your religion. These will be FREE of charge, and will be conducted through webinars (online or by calling in). Our teachers and volunteers have worked very hard to organize this for you, so […]

Satan’s Strategy

One of the most sobering talks I have with my students entering their first professional year of pharmacy school is about substance abuse. It is now a staple in our program to bring in a rehabilitated pharmacist on the last day of orientation to talk about his experience with substance abuse – what led him […]

Unprofessionalism in the Muslim Community

It’s the end of the month, but there will be no paycheck for another week. As though being late wasn’t bad enough, to top it off, you are made to feel as though the money you’ve worked for isn’t your right; they are doing you a favor by paying you anything at all. This Islamic […]

Giving Charity – in Person

In the Holy Qur’an, Allah (subhanahu wa ta`ala, exalted is He) contrasts the believers and disbelievers not only in their faith, but also in specific actions. A recurring example is the act of feeding the hungry. Allah (swt) frequently describes the righteous believers as those who feed the needy, as in the Qur’an where He says: […]

Recycling Hope: My Journey to Jordan

WebbStaff Note: This is part of a series of posts entitled “Muslims Making a Difference,” featuring Muslims benefiting society at different levels. To nominate someone to be profiled, please email their name, contact info and bio to: feedback[at]suhaibwebb[dot]com. Muslims Making a Difference: I | II | III | IV | V | VI | VII | VIII | IX | X | XI | XII […]

National Campus BDS Conference

Note: Insha’Allah SuhaibWebb.com will be sending people to cover this conference. Announcing the 2009 Campus Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Conference at Hampshire College endorsed by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel What & Where: From November 20th through the 22nd, students, faculty, and staff from around the country who are […]