Semiotics of Ramadan and your prostate health
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful “O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed upon…” Quran 2:183 BRETHREN, the month of Ramadan is usually a month of discovery. It is one in which the worshipper realizes the angelic in his nature. al-Mawardi, the legist, once posits that what humanizes us is not…
‘How to maximize Allah’s grace during Ramadan’
UNLIKE other 11 months of Muslim lunar calendar, the holy month of Ramadan offers Muslims opportunity to build up righteous deeds, erase all wrongdoings and earn superfluous blessing of the Almighty.
How Muslims can cope with fasting at workplace
MANY people can’t get through a workday without their morning coffee, much less a meal, but with the holy month of Ramadan in full force, millions of Muslim employees across the country will go about their days without food or drink for more than 14 hours at a time.
Shari’ah and quest for legal pluralism (3)
Tariq Ramadan, a distinguished scholar of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, writes in his ground breaking work – Western Muslims and the Future of Islam – that “In the West, the idea of Shari’ah calls up all the darkest images of Islam….It has reached the extent that many Muslim intellectuals do not dare even to refer to the concept for fear of frightening people or arousing suspicion of all their work by the mere mention of the word.”
Where is the Almighty?
BRETHREN, this year’s Ramadan is now over a week old. The month has come at a time most Nigerians are seeking answers to questions which border not only on the future of this assemblage of ethnic contrarieties called Nigeria but equally on the destiny and the destination of our existence on terrestrial earth.
Tafsir: Scholars urged to focus on real exegesis of Qur’an
MUSLIM scholars across the country have been urged to focus on the real exegesis of the glorious Qur’an which depicts love, kindness, fear of Allah (SWT), good neighbourliness, honesty, among others in their respective tafsir (lecture) sessions during the Ramadan season.
Scholars task Muslims on discipline, Qur’an recitation
AS Muslims across the country join their counterpart across the world in the yearly Ramadan fasting, some reputable Islamic scholars have urged the faithful to uphold the culture of discipline in their daily endeavours.
The holy month of Ramadan is here again (2)
THIS sermon today is concerned with the exploration of newer paths towards a successful and more rewarding fasting season. Perhaps this should begin with the call for early preparation for the month of Ramadan.
Shari’ah and quest for legal pluralism (1)
On February 72008, Dr. Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury gave a lecture to the Temple Foundation at the Royal Courts of Justice (in United Kingdom) on the subject of “Civil and Religious Law in England: a religious perspective”.