I’ve seen nationalists of every stripe praise and glorify the past of ‘their’ nations – and make some claim that their ancient civilisation, empire, or an inventor from their ethnicity, had contributed something that partly shapes the world today, or… Read More ›
Imam Ghazali and why the Imamah/Caliphate is an Obligation upon all Muslims My last post  critiquing the arguments of those who express rancour against the Islamic concept of a Caliphate (Khilafah) has, predictably, faced some critique of its own…. Read More ›
Why Do Some People from Muslim Backgrounds Hate the Islamic Belief of the Necessity of a Caliphate (Khilafah)?
[a tale of mental Colonialism and being ashamed of Islam] Many people who convert/revert to Islam are awe struck and amazed with the profound idea at the core of Islam, that mankind’s place in the universe is part of… Read More ›
Ehsan, is the Islamic concept of doing good, and additionally, attaining excellence in the good, both in belief and action. The word can also be used to emphasise sincerity (earnest and seriousness to achieve good in an action), and doing… Read More ›
Recently, there was sad news of the fall of almost half of opposition held Aleppo, and the rising possibility of the return to subjugation of the Syrian people by a sectarian and tyrannical dictator. Additionally, the Syrian regime has allied… Read More ›
Today, many (U.S.) Americans will be going to the polling stations to select the next President of the United States of America. This year sees a difficult choice between apparently ‘two’ candidates: one a populist business man demagogue whose rhetoric… Read More ›