Posts tagged with "Surah Al-Hajj"

"Measuring One's Moral Illness: The Devil is in the Details"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 19. August 2022
In Surah Al-Hajj [verse 41], God tells us about the concept of tamkeen [empowerment]. Those, who when empowered, possess autonomy, self-determination, the ability to direct their own affairs. God does not tell us to what extent, but the context seems to be quite clear that if you are enabled with any amount of power, any degree of self-determination, any degree of autonomy, any extent to which you are able to decide upon your own affairs and determine your own direction in life, God lays it...
Project Illumine: Surah 22: Al Hajj
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 13. August 2022
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his Quranic commentary on Surah 22: Al Hajj as part of the ongoing Project Illumine: Light of the Quran series at The Usuli Institute ( Project Illumine is a year-long intensive immersion into the unique moral messages in each of the 114 surahs (chapters) of the Quran, the fruit of this scholar's lifetime relationship with the Quran. This is the eighty-first chapter in the series. This is not the traditional line-by-line exegesis, but a...

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