Book Review: Qur’aanic Odyssey by Author Umm Muhemmed

Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, has arrived and although we are often focused upon how we are restraining ourselves from food, drink and bad behaviors, this month is also Qur’aan focused. During this time we are reading and reciting ...

Coloring Fun In Celebration Of Ramadan

  We as adults look forward to the month of Ramadan with the understanding of the multitude of blessings extended to us throughout the month, but our children, who may not have such an understanding, can sometimes become more excited about ...

Book Review: Everyday Islam

Bismillah. These comments are purely my own opinion.  I ask Allah’s forgiveness for all of my ignorance.  Islam is a way of life that has proved timeless in it’s practice, and in it’s capability of solving issues even in today’s modern ...

What is Gender Jihad and is it necessary in Islam? (2)

Muslim organizations in the United States, including the Islamic Society of North America, issued a 28-page report in July 2005 entitled, “Women Friendly Mosques and Community Centers: Working Together to Reclaim Our Heritage,” recommending reform, including an affirmative action program ...

Indigenous Muslims: The Descendants of Slaves and Early Immigrants (2)

Although most history courses cover the immigrants who changed America’s population throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, not all of these immigrants were European or Christian. Thousands of Muslims immigrated to America during this period and ...

Indigenous Muslims: The Descendants of Slaves and Early Immigrants (1)

A not so widely known fact about the practice of Islam in America is that there is a segment of the African American community that has been living within the United States and practicing Islam for over 60 years, and not ...

Author Spotlight: Sariya Cheruvallil Contractor, Muslim Women in Britain: De-Mystifying the Muslimah

Sariya Cheruvallil Contractor, a convert to Islam and Sociologist at the University of Derby in the U.K., has written an in depth exploration of the lives of British Muslim women in the book Muslim Women in Britain: De-Mystifying ...