Social Values and Norms in Islam

Society

Islam: about the individual as well as the larger society Islam is as much about one’s spirituality as the social ties which bind humans together. In that sense, Islam is concerned not only about the individual but the larger society as well. For example, “Enjoining what is right and [...]

2017-12-20T17:43:39+00:00November 30th, 2015|Society|

Toward an Ethical Economic System: Alleviating Suffering Caused by Greed

By Samya Ali The Prophet (p) was asked which was the best form of income. He replied: “That for which a man works with his hands. And honest trading.” The Prophet himself was a trader and was well-known for his integrity. In fact, he was popularly known as “al-amin,” which [...]

2017-12-19T18:46:06+00:00January 31st, 2015|Islamic Finance, Society|

Addiction and Islam – The Disease and its Cure

We live in a culture in which mass advertising glorifies excessive consumption and the near instant gratification of desires. “Having it now” unfortunately, proves to be a slippery slope for millions, and uninhibited desires prove to be like an uncontrollable fire, growing stronger each time they are fed. Some desires [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:24+00:00January 4th, 2015|Self Development, social-ties, Solutions to Social Issues|
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