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  • It is not just the meaning of kafir that has undergone change since the revelation of the Quran, but also the meaning of Shuhuda as ...
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  • Hats Off says, "HangAyazNizami is a trending twitter handle in pakistan.SinaDehghan is sentenced to hang in iran." There are many....
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  • #HangAyazNizami is a trending twitter handle in pakistan. SinaDehghan is sentenced to hang in iran and the "moderate muslim...
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  • he was the car-jihad-mowing-down-people kind of muslim. there are plenty of them in...
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  • " Mosque is neither Shia, nor Sunni, nor Barelvi and nor Deobandi." Agreed!
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  • to a murderous islamic "revert" mowing lawns is nothing in comparison to mowing down people. this is the best form of mowing.
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  • TRIPLE TALAQ - INSTANT DIVORCE As regards the controversy going on about the fatwa on triple talaq, I would like to say ...
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  • The meaning of kafir in the Quran is derived logically from how the Quran uses this word. We do not learn our mother tongue from ...
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  • In the Koran god promises and resolves to protect the Koran against evils .So it is gods resolve  to protect Koran and Islam.If  ....
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  • It is clearly one of the many Bidaat ( Innovations / Highhandedness) of Hazrat Umar. Most of the Muslims are knowingly, Practice ...
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    Urdu Section

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    Misbahul Huda, New Age Islam

    الغرض! اسلام نے دولت و ثروت اور مالی خوشحالی کا یہ دور بھی دیکھا ہے۔ جب مسلمانوں کو بدن ڈھکنے کے لئے پھٹے پرانے کپڑے اور پیٹ کی بھوک مٹانے کے لئے روٹی کے لقمے بمشکل ہی میسر ہوتے تھے اس وقت بھی مسلمان سرخرو تھا اور جب گلیوں میں ریشم کے ٹکڑے پڑے ہوتے تھے اور کوئی اسے اٹھانے والا نہیں تھا، اس دور میں بھی مسلمان سرخرو اور سربلند تھا۔ معلوم ہوا کہ مسلمان کا سرخرو اور سربلند ہونا یا ذلیل و رسوا ہونا غربت و تنگ دستی یا مال و اسباب کی فراونی اور کثرت پر موقوف نہیں ہے۔ اسی لئے اقبال نے کہا تھا کہ ‘‘زوال بندہ مؤمن کا بے زری سے نہیں’’۔ لہٰذا، ہمیں یہ جاننا ضروری ہے کہ امت مسلمہ کے زوال کے دواعی اور اسباب و علل کیا ہیں؟ آج ہم اس دنیا میں ذلیل کیوں ہوئے؟ آج ہم زمانے میں تماشا بن کر کیوں رہ گئے؟ اور ہمارے اوپر وہ ایام کیوں مسلط کئے گئے کہ ہمارے قوم کی بیٹیوں اور ماؤں پر سرِبازار بھوکے کتے چھوڑے گئے؟

     
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    Accusations and Mistrust are Poisonous For the Peace of the Community  معاشرتی سکون کے لئے زہر قاتل
    Dr Arif Mahmood Kisana

    تہمت، الزام تراشی، بہتان، اور بد گمانی ہمارے معاشرتی سکون کے لئے زہر قاتل ہیں۔ یہ رویئے ہماری خوشیوں کو برباد کردیتے ہیں اورہر گھر اور ہر ایک فرد ان سے متاثر ہوتا ہے۔ منفی خیالات اور دوسروں کے بارے میں غلط سوچ اور خوہ مخواہ کا تجسس ہمیں ایک دوسرے سے دور لے جاتا ہے۔ بے بنیاد خیالات، غلط فہمیاں، شک اور دوسروں کے بارے از خود کوئی رائے قائم کرلینا یا دوسروں کی غلط معلومات اور الزام ترشی کو تصدیق کئے بغیرسچ جان لینا بدگمانی اور نفرت کا باعث بن جاتا ہے جس سے ایک دوسرے کے ساتھ تعلقات میں بگاڑ آجاتا ہے۔

     
    Hindi Section

    Are ISIS, Taliban and Al-Qaeda Kahrijite Organisations?  क्या आइएसआइएस तालिबान और अलक़ायदा खारजी संगठन हैं? भाग- 1
    Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi, New Age Islam

    इराक, सीरिया, यमन, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान, सूडान, सोमालिया और अन्य प्रभावित देशों में समग्र रूप से जितनी जानों का खून बहाया गया है उनमें 99 प्रतिशत मुसलमान ही हैं। यहाँ घाव पर नमक छिड़कने वाली बात यह है कि अब तक यह आतंकवादी संगठन अपने घृणित इरादों और गलत उद्देश्यों की पूर्ति के लिए केवल इस्लाम और मुसलमानों के नाम का उपयोग कर रही हैं। कुरआनी आयातों, रसूलुल्लाह सल्लल्लाहू अलैहि वसल्लम की हदीसों और फ़िक़्ही रचनाओं का दरुपयोग और गलत व्याख्या करके अपने गैर इस्लामी कार्यों को जायज़ करार दे रही हैं और इस्लामी स्रोत से अनजान भोले-भाले मुसलमानों और युवाओं को प्रभावित कर रही हैं।

     
    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Instant Triple Talaq Has No Legitimacy in Islam, Point Out Scholars and Social Activists at Event Organised By New Age Islam Foundation

    Arguing that there is no religious basis for the continued existence of triple Talaq amongst Muslims, Sultan Shahin stated that it was only during a specific context that the practice arose and then also, the practice was looked down upon as an exception rather than a rule. Thus the practice of triple had no basis in the Quran as it was patently discriminatory towards women, something which goes against the basic teachings of the Quran. Moreover, this issue is not just religious, but also one of human rights. India being a signatory to the UN charter of Human Rights cannot go against such a law and practice which militates against the concept of justice for women. Sultan Shahin also mentioned that Imam Abu Hanifa, whose followers form the majority of South Asian Muslims and are known as Hanafis, had termed the practice of triple Talaq as Haram and yet Muslims of this region are following it as if it is the practice ordained by Allah. ....

    Islamic Society
    The Madrasa Myth
    Moin Qazi, New Age Islam

    The Madrasa Myth
    Moin Qazi, New Age Islam

    Madrasas across the world have suffered great loss of reputation in recent decades, thanks to a wave of extremism. They have been malicious projected as incubators of holy warriors or what has been derisorily called as ‘jihad machines’.  However, the negative stereotypes that we get to read in sections of the media do not present the true picture. The majority of madrasas actually present an opportunity, not a threat. For young village kids, they may be their only path to literacy. For parents mired in poverty, madrasas serve a vital role in ensuring their children are supervised, fed and taught. Madrasas fulfil a vital function by helping   develop a core of   leaders capable of leading the Muslim community in religious matters ...

    Islamic World News

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    Islam, Women and Feminism

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    Islamic Ideology

    On The Religious Sentiment:  Look For a Better Moral High Ground than Empty Religiosity
    Babar Mirza

    But that is not that. While no hanging of a blasphemer accused through judicial process has yet been reported, a 2012 study by the Centre for Research and Security Studies estimated that 52 people were murdered extra judicially since 1990 for being implicated in blasphemy charges, including 25 Muslims, 15 Christians, five Ahmadis (a religious group whose very existence is considered blasphemous by mainstream Islamic sects), one Buddhist, and a Hindu. From the viewpoint of secular human rights discourse, blasphemy in general and against the Holy Prophet (PBUH) in particular is a freedom of speech issue. However, this viewpoint is too limited to deal with the theocracy in the garb of democracy that has ruled Pakistan since 1973....

    Islamic Society

    To ensure that the supposed requirements of chastity are met, women are threatened with cultural notions such as Izzat or are spoon-fed with religious verses that have been taken out of context and skewed by misogyny. It’s almost like leaping right into 18th-century drama with all the talk of chastity and female conduct. But this is here and now. Hence, relationships, mixed interactions, sexual relationships all happen behind closed doors....

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    Radical Islamism and Jihad

    Communal Violence against the Bangla Hindus: Will the Mainstream Muslims Combat The Growing ‘Radical Islamist Communalism’?
    Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, New Age Islam

    The reason for the fresh vicious attacks on Hindu minority in Bangladesh, as the radical Islamists claim, was the local fisherman’s Facebook post which allegedly ‘denigrated the Ka’aba—the holiest Islamic place of worship. Though the fisherman denied sharing the post and the Police immediately arrested him for ‘hurting religious sentiment’, the religious goons were going haywire brazenly violating the law and order in the country. ....

    Islam and Sectarianism

    Islam’s Existential Crisis: Tolerance Is Needed to Stop It from Splintering into Separate Sectarian Boxes
    Hasan Suroor

    What I find extraordinary is the Muslim indifference towards Islam’s future, as if they couldn’t care less. A standard smug reaction is that all religions, notably Christianity, have gone through upheavals and emerged stronger. So will Islam; a “new” Islam fit for the 21st century will emerge from the debris of the old.

    Islamic Sharia Laws
    The Qur'an Does Not Mandate Hijab
    Ibrahim B. Syed, New Age Islam

    The Qur'an Does Not Mandate Hijab
    Ibrahim B. Syed, New Age Islam

    Some Muslim scholars are under the impression that the Arab women used to roam around with their head and bosoms totally uncovered; and the Qur’anic verse (24:31) instructed them to pull their ‘Khimar’ from their back onto their exposed bosoms. This assumption is correct as it is based on historical facts....

    Interfaith Dialogue
    Past and Future Holy Sites For Brotherly Love
    Rabbi Allen S. Maller, New Age Islam

    When all those, both near and far, who revere this sacred place as a standard, share it in love with everyone else who reveres it, then Abraham’s request for Allah to “make this a land of peace, and provide its people with the produce of the land”. (Qur'an 2:126) will be extended throughout the world; and all the children of Adam, Noah and Abraham will live in Holiness, Peace and Prosperity.....

    Radical Islamism and Jihad

    To Counter Jihadism, Teach Need-Blind Subjects to Muslim Children
    Tufail Ahmad, New Age Islam

    Such a strategy must do the following: all madrasas and mosques should be registered and their finances audited by local officials, a task unachievable if the same is not done for churches; madrasa syllabi should be reformed to include – in addition to the teachings of the Quran, Hadiths and Islamic Studies – English and material sciences as well as a primer on need-blind subjects like liberal arts from the primary standards....

    Islamic Sharia Laws

    A Definition of Muslim Fundamentalists and Fundamentalism
    T.O. Shanavas, New Age Islam

    Sharia is central to Islamic faith. It is the Divine Law of Guidance for personal and public behaviour of Muslims, and justice to humanity. Justice is one word in Islam that wraps balance, harmony, fairness, mercy and equity together for the society to function cohesively, where none has live in fear of the other but God. In its absence, humanity will degenerate into a dysfunctional society....

    Islamic Society

    How to Construct a Liberal Islam - Part Two
    Akbar Ganji

    God asked Prophet Muhammad explicitly to declare that he was not a new phenomenon among the prophets (Al-Ahqaf, 9). The Quran considers all adherents of other divine religions as Muslim (Al-Baqarah, 136; Al-i-Imran, 84). In the Quran’s view all divine religions are one and the same, but depending on their era had different approaches and laws (Al-Ma’idah, 45-49). It also states that (Al-Hajj, 34, 67) God gave different rites for different religions....

    Radical Islamism and Jihad

    American Sufi: From Texas to the Taliban, and Back
    Fariba Nawa

    Alienated from the Salafist community, Nasruddin felt free, and began an intellectual and spiritual exploration. He read the Bible, the Hadith, and the Torah, and studied Buddhism and Hinduism—not because he wanted to leave Islam, but because he wanted a deeper understanding of humanity’s relationship with God....

    Islam and Spiritualism

    He is alleged to have blasphemed by saying that the opposition to his election next year is being orchestrated by Muslim ‘hard-liners’ by using a verse from Quran. According to this verse given below, Muslims are not supposed to elect a non-Muslim leader even if he is a Christian – people of the Book....

    Islamic Society

    Why Pan-Islamism Is the Biggest Roadblock for Muslims' Integration with Modernity
    Arshia Malik

    Pan-Islamism went through its various stages, starting from the early days of Islam as a ''religious concept'' and moved on to become a ''modern political ideology'' in the 1860s and the 1870s at the height of European Colonialism when Turkish intellectuals began discussing and writing about it as a way to save the crumbling Ottoman Empire...

    Islamic Ideology

    Understanding the Islamic Concept of Martyrdom (Shahadat) in the Ongoing Islamic Month of Muharram
    Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, New Age Islam

    There is no denying the fact the martyrdom has a great place in Islam. But the true Islamic martyrdom is completely different from the self-styled jihadist concept of martyrdom, which is synonymous with wanton killing of innocent civilians....

    Islam and Politics

    Rohingya Muslim Refugees Could Exacerbate the Kashmir Problem
    Tufail Ahmad, New Age Islam

    In April 2013, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch released a 153-page report in which it accused the Burmese authorities and the local armed groups of committing "crimes against humanity in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims" since June 2012.On December 8 this year, Vijay Nambiar, Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General on Myanmar, urgedAung San Suu Kyi –  the Nobel peace prize winner and head of the Burmese government – "to listen to her inner voice and speak directly to the people of Myanmar, asking them to rise above their ethnic, religious and other differences."....

    Islamic Ideology

    Who Are Those Who Will Believe And Those Who Will Not?
    Naseer Ahmed, New Age Islam

    There are many people who show an unflinching determination to disregard half of the relevant evidence! In Psychology this is called cognitive bias where we pay attention only to facts that support our prejudices. Uncomfortable evidence that contradicts our theory causes what is called cognitive dissonance. An honest way of dealing with cognitive dissonance is to revise our opinion/theory taking the full facts of the case into consideration. Dishonest ways are by way of discounting, falsifying, or by ignoring altogether the evidence that does not suit our purpose.....

    Islamic Society
    Uniform Civil Code or Islamic Reform?
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    Uniform Civil Code or Islamic Reform?
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    The position of AIMPLB is only furthering the agenda of the BJP. If the BJP wants to portray the Muslims as the regressive minority, the AIMPLB is more than willing to act like one. By not engaging with the questionnaire of the law commission, it does not realise that it is sending a wrong message to other communities that Muslims remain committed to be wedded to the norms of a bygone era and refuse to come out of it. Granted that BJP might be willing to polarise society for electoral purposes, granted that it has a hidden agenda; ....

    Ijtihad, Rethinking Islam

    There’s Scope for Reconciliation between Islam, Modernity
    Zia Haq

    The Prophet’s instructions, as recorded, were that divorce is best secured by declaring ‘Talaq’ thrice over three months, so that both parties could go back, cool down and rethink. The spirit behind triple Talaq is to allow scope for conciliation, which is what modern family courts do....

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    Ijtihad, Rethinking Islam
    If Islam Means Peace, Why Is Much Of Its Theology Soaked In Hatred, Humiliation, Offensive War?
    Sultan Shahin, New Age Islam

    Among many factors, social, economic, political, psychological, the one common feature is a brainwashing of vulnerable people on the basis of a supremacist, xenophobic, intolerant, exclusivist and totalitarian Jihadi theology. This is a blatant misuse of Islam, a spiritual path to salvation, that 1.6 billion Muslims believe, teaches peace, pluralism, co-existence and good neighbourliness.

     But there has to be a reason why jihadi ideology has gained acceptance so quickly; why fatwas issued by reputed moderate scholars prove so ineffective? How are Jihadis able to create a 100 percent certainty in the minds of some Muslims that violence against innocent people, including Muslims, whom they consider infidel, will please God and lead them to heaven?

     Clearly we Muslims need to rethink some basic features of our theology. Success of jihadism lies in the fact that, at its core, the jihadi theology is not very different from the consensus theology of all other schools of Islamic thought. For instance, jihadists are able to misuse the intolerant, xenophobic, war-time verses of the holy Quran, as Muslims believe that all verses, regardless of the context, are of universal applicability. Indeed, the Islamic theology of consensus, taught in all madrasas, says that Quran is uncreated, meaning that it is just an aspect of God; and so, divine like God Himself.....

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