Social Values and Norms in Islam

La place des personnes âgées dans l’Islam

En me rendant dans un bureau de poste à San Diego, en Californie, j'ai vu une vieille dame qui peinait à sortir de sa voiture. Seule, elle avait visiblement entre soixante-dix et quatre-vingts ans, elle tenait la porte d'une main tremblante en descendant du siège du conducteur. « Puis-je vous aider [...]

2018-01-01T18:39:22+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

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+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Islam & Domestic Violence

What Islam says about Domestic Violence “The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.” Domestic violence against women remains a major concern in today’s society. The problem is so severe [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:00+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Marriage in Islam

"And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect" (Quran 30:21). "O Humans revere your [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:01+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

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+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|
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