Clarifying the Term ‘Islamist’

Despite falling out of usage in the last century, the term ‘Islamist’ was formerly synonymous with the word ‘Muslim’. In recent times however it has come to be applied solely to Muslims who accept Islam as the only acceptable source of legislation in their lives and in Muslim communities. The reason for this change inContinue reading “Clarifying the Term ‘Islamist’”

Amazing Miracle During ‘Eid ul-‘Adhā in the Philippines

Today after ‘Eid prayer I witnessed the Power of the Almighty – Allāhu Akbar wa lillāh il-Ḥamd! وَقُلْ جَاءَ الْحَقُّ وَزَهَقَ الْبَاطِلُ ۚ إِنَّ الْبَاطِلَ كَانَ زَهُوقًا And say, “Truth has come, and falsehood has perished. verily falsehood is by its nature bound to perish.” [17:81] Just an hour or so ago I just anContinue reading “Amazing Miracle During ‘Eid ul-‘Adhā in the Philippines”

The Sacrifices of the Noble Scholars of India: the Revolution That Wasn’t

In the year 1857, one of the most important uprisings in world history took place. One of the most important because it was against the British and in their biggest and most important colony – India. If successful, it could have emboldened colonised people everywhere and inspired them to revolt against the then burgeoning andContinue reading “The Sacrifices of the Noble Scholars of India: the Revolution That Wasn’t”