Blogs

The Election of Donald Trump: A Referendum on Liberalism?

I am not a political conservative, at least not in the American tradition of that brand. First, conservatives tend to be “no-men” who merely act as brakes on liberal progress…

Dr. Sherman Jackson on November 13, 2016

Blogs

And Now Medina: Beyond the Elephant’s Shadow

Medina

I do not know the specific grievance that drove the suicide bomber to his despicable deed in our beloved Medina, Islam’s second holiest city. I suspect, however, that it had something to do with some perceived decline in…

Dr. Sherman Jackson on July 9, 2016

Blogs

After Ali: The American Muslim Community Between Principle & Interest

Jackson Funeral Muhammad Ali

The funeral and memorial service of our beloved champion Muhammad Ali has inspired the American Muslim community and spawned a new sense of possibility. The explicit and heartfelt national recognition of Ali’s legacy more

Dr. Sherman Jackson on June 15, 2016

Programs

ALIM Summer Program 2016

ALIM Summer 2016
 
Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 31, 2016.

The ALIM Summer Program is an intensive three week-long retreat seeking to educate and empower Muslims with the requisite knowledge to understand their religion in the light of a changing world.

June 13, 2016

Blogs

Ramadan Reflections with Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

In Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans’ Ramadan Reflection, he talks about understanding our life’s purpose by living by the great examples of our Prophets.

Ubaydullah Evans on June 6, 2016

Announcements

Muhammad Ali: An My American Hero

Muhammad Ali

 
Like many of my generation of Muslims, Muhammad Ali came into my life before Islam did. In the 1960s, even before Malcolm X’s estrangement from the Nation of Islam and his eventual death in 1965, it was Muhammad Ali who became the public face of the movement.

June 5, 2016

Blogs

Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 1

Quran

By Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

ALIF. LĀM. MĪM. The first verse of Sūrat al-Baqarah and perhaps one of the most well-known of the Qur’ān is simply three seemingly unrelated letters.

Ubaydullah Evans on June 4, 2016

Blogs

The Impact of Liberalism, Secularism and Atheism On The American Mosque


There are so many iterations and ‘schools’ of liberalism that it almost seems inaccurate to speak of it as a single phenomenon. But while some of the differences between the various schools of liberalism are significant, the bedrock of liberalism is the commitment to liberty, from the Latin liber, “free.”

Dr. Sherman Jackson on February 4, 2016

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