Posts Tagged ‘study abroad’

A Letter to the Aspiring Western Student of Islam

As salaamu `alaykum (Peace be upon you all), To my dear brother or sister from the West, You dream of escaping from the rat race and empty materialism of our modern, fast-food culture and traveling to a traditional land of Islam – a land that is exotic and different, steeped in history, where mosques stand […]

I Want to Learn Arabic..

Question: I want to learn Arabic. How would you recommend that I proceed? What Arabic literature would you recommend for beginners? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful As-Salamu Alaykum, There are a few things that one should do when trying to learn the Arabic language: 1. Understand that this is the […]