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On the Passing of Murabit Ahmad Fal

On February 3, 2021, the great scholar Murabit Ahmad Fal passed away in Mauritania. He was from the Massuma clan which is known for producing ulema. He had a profound impact on the lives of his students and visitors. He began his studies with his father Abdullah bin...

Palestine in the Islamic Consciousness 

Palestine in the Islamic Consciousness 

“Glory be to the One Who took His servant Muhammad by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Farthest Mosque whose surroundings We have blessed, so that We may show him some of Our signs. Indeed, He alone is the All-Hearing, All-Seeing.” (The Qur’an, 17:1) In the month...

The Qur’an and Social Stability

The Qur’an and Social Stability

How does the Qur’an relate to every and each aspect of our life? What does a heavenly book have to do with relationships, social systems? How could we return back to our true nature as humans?

Day of the Dogs, Part 18: The Quality of Kindness

Day of the Dogs, Part 18: The Quality of Kindness

See the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. This is chapter 6 in a multi-chapter novella.  Chapters:  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12 |...

Day of the Dogs, Part 17:  Battle on the Bridge

Day of the Dogs, Part 17:  Battle on the Bridge

See the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. This is chapter 6 in a multi-chapter novella.  Chapters:  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12 |...

What Did You Expect? Let’s Be Honest

What Did You Expect? Let’s Be Honest

“I can’t do this anymore,” the woman told me.  “All this praying and fasting and staying away from sex, hoping I’ll get married one day. What’s the point? I’m thirty years old, and I don’t even know how it feels to be touched. And right now, all I want is for a...