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If I could please just grab your attention for a moment.
It’s my final year at university and I’m conducting my dissertation research study on the relationship between religious attitudes and happiness amongst Raised Muslims and Revert Muslims. I would be very grateful if you…
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People judge me based upon token things, like whether I agree with the opinion on eyebrow threading or whether I approve of cotton socks or leather socks to make Wudu over.
These are small issues that we use to distract ourselves from the larger problems of our times.
I have been quite firm in my beliefs, and to be quite frank, they should be quite obvious for those who find it to be so pertinent that they feel the need to ask.
The problem, I would argue, is not with me specifically. I may be quite stupid and ignorant, but the problem is that we are unaware of the most basic aspects of our religion and yet so intimately in-tune with token rulings that we have corrupted our faith and have begun to look at our religion in the exact terms in which The Qur’an warns us from.
When you send me a message like this, that lacks the most basic etiquette of adab (manners) and then pontificate to me about ‘ilm (knowledge), please forgive me when I disagree with your assessment.
Ibn Mubarak, an extremely famous scholar said:
"I studied adab [manners] for thirty years and I studied knowledge [‘ilm] for twenty years."
And yet we have neither adab nor ‘ilm.
I pray you and your family are in the best of health and Iman, insha Allah.
Being a lifelong resident of Indiana…
I often wonder why screenwriters would include settings in Indiana.
Like, did the writers for Sherlock have any idea about Liberty, IN? Or did they just pinned a map on the wall and threw a dart?
Just finished watching season 2 of Sherlock.
Few nights ago I dreamed about them.
Dang you Moffitt!