Tag: Political Islam
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
The Massacre in Paris; Assessing the Muslim Response, by American Imam, Luqman Ahmad
That we continuously find ourselves in the circuitous predicament of feeling compelled to condemn yet another incident of Muslim violence, and then complaining with the same frequency that no one’s listening, is testimony enough that just as violent extremists have hijacked the image of Islam, our politics has hijacked our morality.
Don’t Blame the Media; Muslims Play With their Own Emotions!
True, much of the media coverage about Muslims is selective and focuses on Muslim rage, and killing. However, if Muslim rage, and killing were not so prevalent, the media would not have such an abundance of it to cover.
A Muslim Response to Criticism and Parody of Islam
When the Prophet (SAWS) was negotiating the famed treaty of Hudaibiyyah, the Meccan delegate Suhail ibn Amr did not accept the Prophet’s title (Muhammad Messenger of Allah) to be written on the contract and only agreed to the Prophet’s name; Muhammad ibn Abdullah, on the document. Suhail justified the slight by saying; “If we actually…
Seven out of every ten converts, leave Islam, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
Most Muslim converts in America these days are a one shot deal. They convert to Islam but it doesn’t really spread to the next generation. The average convert today is simply subject to too many fluctuations, and quirky influences in his or her faith and ideology in the name of Islam to keep up.