Posts Tagged ‘why do bad things happen’

Why Me, Allah?

Imam Khalid Latif and I spoke at the University of Houston MSA and Risala Foundation last week. The topic: “Why me, Allah?” Khalid spoke powerfully, eloquently, and deeply on individual suffering, especially faced by women in our communities, their trials, and our need to present compassion in place of judgment. I spoke on the topic of “Why […]

Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?

Question: Recently, I have followed a debate on a blog about whether Allah is interventionist, specifically as to whether He answers prayers, and if he is interventionist, why He allows bad things to happen to people.  I believe that Allah does answer our prayers, yet, by following this discussion, I realized that I do not […]