Revisit the best articles and podcasts from ImanWire in 2017
In this three part series, Umm Fudayl details the challenge of being married to a shaykh, from the sacrifices of being a student to the perils of fame.
While hijab is a frequently discussed topic in our community and a practice dissected from many different angles, Shazia Ahmad writes that in many ways it is little understood.
In the days leading up to the Presidential inauguration, Dr. Jonathan Brown examines the state of fragmented Muslim leadership and political engagement.
Kelly El-Yacoubi addresses the dissatisfaction we might have not being able to devote time exclusively to our Lord and maintaining spiritual interests as busy parents.
Racism still is neglected among Muslims, and even when it is addressed, it often is not grounded in a spiritual approach. Dawud Walid discusses spiritual remedies to racism, challenging anti-blackness, and Black luminaries from early Muslim history.
Dr. Samer Dajani analyzes the meanings of ṣalāwāt and finds a connection with light that gives us a greater appreciation of the depth and impact of praising the Prophet ﷺ.
The history of Muslim women is a history of action, acumen and resilience. It is a history of personal power, community care and global grit. And few, Shaykha Tamara Gray reminds us, exemplify this history like Nana Asma’u of the early nineteenth century.
How many couples in our community are struggling and given insufficient advice, told that they will resolve their differences by simply focusing on their spirituality? Hosai Mojaddidi writes that we need to invest in increasing our emotional intelligence in emulation of the Prophet ﷺ.
What can you do if you feel your teen’s faith is slipping? Suzy Ismail emphasizes that we need to bring the beauty of the deen to life for them.
What if we were to learn that African Muslims in the 18th century were pioneers in abolishing slavery and monarchy? Dr. Bilal Ware turns the history we know of on its head with insights that revolutionize our concepts of self and play a crucial role in the spiritual and social world-view and approach for Muslims of all backgrounds, in America and beyond.
Shaykha Tamara Gray and Ustadha Zaynab Mansour Ansari discuss the future of female scholarship, facing misogyny in the community, and how to facilitate more open platforms for feminine voices
By ImanWire , 28 Dec 2017