Enjoining Al-Ma’roof and Forbidding Al-Munkar

The Quran has explicitly described one of the most important missions of Muslim Ummah i.e. amr bil maroof wa nahi anil munkar – enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil) through different verses such as 3:110 and 9:71. The human is an embodiment of flaws and errors. His nafs (soul) tells him or … Continue reading Enjoining Al-Ma’roof and Forbidding Al-Munkar

How the Hijab Brought a Young Michigan Woman to Islam

As a young girl from Michigan, Lisa felt attached to Christianity. Her father’s family was Catholic while her mother’s side was conservative Christian Baptist. However, Lisa’s mother never really embraced Christianity and held rather negative views about religion. “She raised me to be very open-minded, very liberal, politically and religiously,” Lisa recalls. Hence, the decision … Continue reading How the Hijab Brought a Young Michigan Woman to Islam