Are We True to Imam Hussein (as)?

Contributed by Fatima Ali Jaffer, Dodoma, Tanzania If Husayn was one of us, we would have put up a flag and a minaret for him in every part of the earth and called the people to Christianity!” – Antoine Bara. It isn’t uncommon to…

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Chronicle, the Third – Part 1

Fatima Jaffer – Nairobi, Kenya Just: The Way Things Are So we’ve dealt with the first of five core beliefs Muslims have: that there is One Absolute God.  Naturally, the next question is what kind of God is He?  Gentle, loving and fatherly? Kingly,…

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Chronicles the Second – Part 3

Fatima Ali Jaffer – Nairobi, Kenya You’re the Only One for Me Because there is no duality in Islam at any level, Tawhid isn’t just a mental concept, but a practical one too. When we decide to do something, we say “Insha’Allah” (If God…

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Chronicles the Second – Part 2

Fatima Jaffer – Nairobi, Kenya Is Allah God? In high school I read a (comic) book that claimed that Allah was a myth created out of an idol worshipped during the pre-Islamic era.   Eh? Hello? Where is the sense in a faith based…

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Chronicles the Second – Part 1

Fatima Jaffer – Nairobi, Kenya Start at the Beginning When people think of Muslims, there are certain pictures that immediately come to mind: rows of people praying in white kanzus and caps, fasting in the month of Ramadan, going for Hajj once a year…

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