Why am I going on this trip to Central America? I keep asking myself this question over and over again. I promised to be reflective, as an act of worship as much as an act of internal probing about this trip. I came to the conclusion that I don’t need to justify this trip inContinue reading “Sorting Out this Travel Experience from Central America”
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Stop Settling for Iramah’s Exchange
Iramah’s exchange is an incident in which Abu Talib was proposed the exchange of a Quraysh notables son, Iramah, for his nephew, the Prophet Muhammad. It’s the reflection topic for my third post of Rabi al-Awwal from Adil Salahi’s seerah, Muhammad: Man and Prophet. (The first post was a reflection on Torture, and the second postContinue reading “Stop Settling for Iramah’s Exchange”
On Charges of Torture, Etc., Etc., Etc.
War and Torture go hand in hand, and no one should be surprised that the United States has its hand in this cookie jar. The Torture Report revelations especially struck me, I was in the midst of reading the Seerah (the biography of the of Prophets life and mission) around the time the Muslims were tortured byContinue reading “On Charges of Torture, Etc., Etc., Etc.”