In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

All Virtue

Feb16

Pride in poverty

By: Dr. Ahmad Shafaat Source: Islamic Perspectives It has been stated that “pride in poverty, a life of prayer and dhikr (remembrance of God) and constant struggle against falsehood, evil and injustice (jihad) is the way of Muhammad”. Let’s clarify the first part of the statement. Pride in poverty does not mean that Muslims should reject economic realities and that they should not try to earn a living for themselves and their families. Pride in poverty rather means that they should be prepared to become poor in the way of God and truth and if and when they do become poor they should not be ashamed of their poverty but feel proud of it. There are two fears that make people...

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Feb07

Morality and everyday living

By: Osman Nuri Topbaş Source: Osman Nuri Topbaş Islam is not a life comprised only of belief and acts of worship. In addition to belief and worship, it is the system of exceedingly delicate balances minutely regulating every field of life, such as social relations, morality and especially rights and justice. For Islam is the religion of truth that Allah Almighty, Who created human beings and Who therefore knows them better than they know themselves, revealed in order to teach them how to live in this world. Every discerning believer must deepen in pondering upon the following questions: What is this world? Why did we come here? In which direction are our fleeting days flowing? How must I...

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Feb06

Another former anti-Muslim Dutch politician becomes Muslim

By: DutchNews.nl Source: DutchNews.nl A second former PVV politician has converted to Islam, this time after having a change of heart while writing what was supposed to be a critical book. Joram van Klaveren, who left the PVV after leader Geert Wilders led an anti-Muslim chant in 2014 and formed his own party, told the NRC that his view on Islam changed while writing and that he has now formally converted. ‘If you believe in one god and that Mohammed was a prophet, alongside Jesus and Moses, then you are a Muslim,’ Van Klaveren, who has orthodox Protestant roots, told the paper. During his seven years as an MP for the anti-Muslim party, Van Klaveren was an outspoken critic of Islam,...

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