Blogs

And God Knows the Believers

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I don’t use the word kāfir; well, at least not in public… Indeed, this word has come to represent much of what both American Muslims and non-Muslims find unsettling about public religion: intolerance and chauvinism.  

Ubaydullah Evans on November 16, 2017

Blogs

Reel Talk: Braveheart “Uncivil Virtue”

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A historically revised European hero whose exploits are overblown; hmm, where have we seen this before? Nonetheless, midway through Braveheart there is an unforgettable scene…

Ubaydullah Evans on October 4, 2017

Announcements

Welcome our New Operations Executive

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On behalf of the board of trustees, we would like to welcome Jose Acevedo to the ALIM Team.  Jose has joined us as Operations Executive and he will be working closely with the leadership and management at ALIM…

September 22, 2017

Blogs

Introducing Reel Talk: w/ Ust Ubaydullah

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Our New Blog & Video-Blog Series

“Mish mumkin li wāhid amrīkī an ya’īsha bidūn al-aflām!”

The quotation above, transliterated from semi-colloquial Egyptian Arabic, reads “It’s impossible for an American to live without movies!” Offered by a professor at al-Azhar University in response to an American student’s question…

Ubaydullah Evans on September 12, 2017

Blogs

ALIM Summer Program 2017 Wrap Up

Its a Wrap Summer 2017

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans shares his thoughts about spirituality as the ALIM Summer Program wraps up for 2017…

Ubaydullah Evans on August 22, 2017

Blogs

Ramadan Donation Drive

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We aim to provide scholarships and sponsorships to more than 50% of our Summer Program students to make this opportunity achievable to all, not just individuals with adequate resources.

ALIM on June 12, 2017

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The Hunger of Ramadan

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Let’s face it; it’s about being hungry. In spite of much insightful commentary on prayer and connection to the Qur’an being the true purpose of the holy month, in our minds, and if not, certainly in our stomachs, hunger remains the most salient feature of Ramadan

Ubaydullah Evans on June 4, 2017

Programs

ALIM Summer Program 2017

ALIM SUMMER PROGRAM 2017

 
Saturday, July 8 – Sunday, July 30, 2017.

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

May 1, 2017

Blogs

The New Kalam

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Ilm al-Kalām, the term applied to theology in classical Islam, occupies an interesting place in our history. Much more than law (fiqh), its intellectual counterpart, theology became the focus of the nascent Islamic civilization’s conversation with the world around it. .

Ubaydullah Evans on April 14, 2017

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