Posts tagged with "Ghazali"

"The ‘Angry’ Muslim Intellectual & Commercializing Muslim Murder"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 29. October 2021
God reminds us on many occasions in the Qur'an of basic, foundational truth - truths that are so foundational and so basic that that are like the elementary building blocks of consciousness. Among these basic foundations is that believers - both men and women – support each other (Q9:71). A wali (pl. awliyaa) is not just an ally or supporter, but someone who has a privity of relationship with you so that there is a reciprocal obligation of caretaking. In other words, they become responsible...
"The Paradigm Shift That is the Qur'an"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 29. January 2021
How often does the Qur'an alert us to the fact that it is intended to be a paradigm shift? The very opening of Surah Al-Baqarah directs our attention to the momentous reality of the revelation. This book, which prevails over doubt, serves as a guide to those who want to embrace and follow the path of guidance. To follow this path, you have to believe in ghaib (the world of the unseen). You must be one who internalizes in their heart the world of the unseen, the non-material world. You must...

"What Does Islam Offer? On Taking God Seriously"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 22. January 2021
As in its nature, life never ceases to come up with its pleasures, distractions, delusions and challenges. Every day that you wake up, you are part of the theater of life. It is a theater full of richness and meaning, but only if you are able to find it. Life is like a dazzling show, full of surprises, glimmer, glamor and tragedy. But the meaning that flows in the heart of all these events often eludes us. It is the hardest thing to uncover, and even harder to hold onto and internalize in your...

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