Tag: Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Waiting for zero risk before visiting masaajid? Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Ultimately, I fear that the COVID-19 pandemic will leave some of those who believe in a state of perpetual fear of anything and everything. Even now, in the United States some Muslims are speaking of waiting for zero risk before visiting masaajid. When a normal person should already know that there is hardly no such…
Black American Sunni Muslims and Their Leaders, Contextually Speaking, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Black American Sunni Muslims and converts to Islam are arguably the most leaderless Muslim demographic on the face of the Earth. Can we blame that on the Muslim leaders themselves? Is anyone to blame?
The Difference Between Brotherhood, Homiehood, and Haterhood, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
Homies frequently like to come through the back door. Your homie will tell you what you want to hear and not what you need to hear. Brothers prefer to come through the front door; they tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to hear.
The Psychology of American Muslim Sectarianism, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Sectarianism can produce a Crip versus Bloods mentality. People ready to argue and fight with someone over their sect, their sheikh, even over their madhhab or tariqa.
The Gritty Side of Muslim Aqeeda Wars, By Imam Luqman Ahmad
The different points of Islamic creed number in the hundreds. It is impossible to sit down with someone and go over point by point to see if you agree on every detail.
How Political Correctness can Derail Meaningful Intra-Muslim Dialogue. By Imam Luqman Ahmad
This not so subtle lexical lunge into la la land regarding the word Islam is just one casualty of modern-day political correctness. The religion of Islam is built upon divine truths, not politically engineered truisms.
The Conning of the American Muslim, Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Ask your child or teenager the meaning of Islam. If they say ‘peace’, then you have deceived them already, and if we think that on the Day of Judgment, Allah will accept the excuse of Islamophobia for not praying, not giving charity, and not fasting, we have deceived ourselves
Worldwide Open Letter to the Leader of Boko Haram, from Imam Luqman Ahmad
The blood, the property, and the honor of a Muslim is sacred according to the laws of Islam, based upon the hadith of the Prophet ﷺ; “the blood, property, and the honor of a Muslim is sacred” [Muslim]. Without any justifiable claims to these young women according to the divine laws our faith, your taking…
Audio Khutba: How to win (or lose) with your family by Imam Luqman Ahmad
We are leaving a long trail of abuse, broken and severely dysfunctional families, and pain, due to misbehavior, irresponsibility and downright trifling behavior. As Muslims, we should know better, and we have to do better. Our souls and our very civilization is what’s at stake.
Audio Khutba: The Importance of Simplicity in Religion, and Sincerity to Allah, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
There is nothing that is simpler, more gratifying and more useful to the servant in this life and in the hereafter, than ikhlaas lillaah (sincerity to Allah). This is the topic of this khutba recorded at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic Center in Sacramento, California.