Tag: Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
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 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.
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.
Are Black American Muslims Arguing Themselves Into Oblivion? By Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
We argue about the prohibited things, we argue about the permissible things, and we seem to argue most unfalteringly about the things that are in between. When we get tired of that, we find new things to make prohibited and then argue about that. We argue about fiqh, we argue about tafseer, we argue about…
Audio Khutba: Quran; The Divine Inheritance of Every Believer, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Remember beloveds, that as Muslims, we have the divine, God given right, to take from the Quran, and from the authentic sunna of our Prophet ﷺ, anything, and everything, that benefits us in our religion, and in our lives….
The Islamic Ruling Regarding Celebrating Thanksgiving Day, by Shaykh Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Thus, it is our view that scholars, who are not intimately informed about people’s daily lives, and exchanges with their environments, cannot and should not, attempt to micro-manage people’s interactive navigations through life, as they pursue the religious ideals and values for which God holds them accountable.