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Keyword: Seerah

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Special Reports

Necessity of local Muslim engagement

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Akhirah 02, 14382017-03-01

Muslims living as minorities in the West have an obligation to become engaged in local issues of justice and equality even while struggling for their rights.

Editorials

Emergence of the neo-Ahzab

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 14, 14362015-07-01

History is repeating itself. The enemies of Allah and of the committed Muslims are once again getting together to destroy the Islamic State. Like the Prophet’s (saws) time, the neo-Ahzab fail.

Video

Love for the Prophet (s)

Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Rajab 26, 14362015-05-15

So this fondness, this love (and) this affection for Allah is demonstrated through our attachment, through our identifying with and to assuming the character of our Prophet Therefore it is timely that we recapture this character that we struggle and we strive to emulate.

Opinion

How to establish the Khilafah

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 14352014-07-01

With the bursting of the takfiri group, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) on the scene and their declaration of the Khilafah, it is important to understand this phenomenon through the Seerah of the noble Messenger (saws).

Islamic World Peace Forum Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zafar Bangash

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 26, 14342013-05-07

The Islamic World Peace Forum holds " International Symposium on Diplomacy and Soft Power in the Seerah of the Prophet " In this regard IWPF has had an interview with Dr. Zafar Bangash, Islamic movement journalist and commentator in Toronto, Canada and the Director of the The Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT), to ask about some concepts considered as the keywords and basic ideas in this regard...

Islamic Movement

Ideological basis of the Islamic movement: Sirah as the model for change

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 08, 14302009-07-01

Muslim political thought seems to have drifted from the teachings of the Qur’an, and the Sunnah and Sirah of the noble Messenger of Allah (s). In Part I of this essay, Zafar Bangash, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Isla-mic Thought, places it back in the Sirah to enable the Islamic movement to transform wayward Muslim societies.

Guest Editorial

Parallels between the early history of Islam and the contemporary historical situation

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 24, 14292008-04-01

In the early years of Muslim history we had most of the political pulses that we have today. Not many Muslims, not even many intellectual Muslims, are willing to examine human nature, cultural influences, social trends and political priorities fourteen hundred years ago as well as today.

Reflections

Manifestions of shirk in the modern world

Zafar Bangash

Safar 23, 14292008-03-01

Most Muslims know that shirk—associating partners with Allah—is the greatest sin one can commit. There are numerous ayaat in the Qur’an (2:165, 4:48, 6:22, 6:137, 6:151, 31:13 and many others) that attest to this. What is less well understood is that there are different forms of shirk.

Islamic Movement

Zafar Bangash on rethinking Muslim attitudes to the Seerah

Zafar Bangash

Safar 23, 14292008-03-01

This month, Muslims all over the world will mark the birth anniversary of the Prophet (saw) with elaborate functions involving na’at recitals and nasheeds. Zafar Bangash, director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT) asks why Muslims ignore so much of the Seerah.

Islamic Movement

Islamic Iran leading global movement against sectarianism and for unity

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 14, 14282007-05-01

On the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet (saw) last month, the Islamic State organized a number of unity conferences on the Seerah. ZAFAR BANGASH, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, attended conferences in Tehran and Istanbul.

Reflections

Following the Prophetic model of jihad

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 28, 14262005-12-01

All creatures learn by example. Although this is a natural process, it can also have negative consequences. There is a well-known hadith of the noble Prophet of Allah, upon whom be peace, to the effect that a person adopts the character of the company he keeps for 40 days.

Islamic Movement

The understanding of the ‘corrective process’ underpinning the Islamic Revolution in Iran

Kalim Siddiqui

Jumada' al-Akhirah 03, 14242003-08-01

The future of the Islamic Revolution in Iran is currently the subject of some debate. Here we publish an abridged extract from DR KALIM SIDDIQUI’s paper ‘Error, deviation, correction and convergence in Muslim political thought’ (1989), on the political thought of Imam Khomeini which underpinned the Revolution.

Islamic Movement

Dr Kalim Siddiqui on the intellectual potential of the Seerah

Kalim Siddiqui

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14242003-06-16

​DR KALIM SIDDIQUI, Director of the Muslim Institute, London, and founder of Crescent International, was one of the greatest Islamic movement intellectuals of the twentieth century. This month marks the seventh anniversary of his death in South Africa on April 18, 1996. To mark this occasion, we are reprinting an abridged extract from his final book, Stages of Islamic Revolution (1996).

Islamic Movement

The Prophet’s Seerah and the contemporary state of the Ummah

Muzaffar Iqbal

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14242003-06-16

The Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought convened a conference on the Seerah in Toronto last month, in association with Crescent International. Here we print the paper presented by DR MUZAFFAR IQBAL

Features

Science and medicine in the light of the Seerah

Ghada Ramahi

Ramadan 26, 14232002-12-01

The ICIT held its second International Seerah Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in October. Here we publish the paper presented at the conference by GHADA M RAMAHI.

Features

The Seerah and the political questions confronting the Islamic movement today

Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Ramadan 11, 14232002-11-16

The ICIT held a second International Seerah Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, last month. Here we publish the paper presented at the conference by IMAM MUHAMMAD AL-ASI.

Features

Power: the neglected dimension of the Seerah Part 2

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 25, 14232002-11-01

The ICIT held a second International Seerah Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, last month. Here we publish the second section of an abridged version of the keynote paper, presented by Zafar Bangash, Director of the ICIT.

Features

Power: the neglected dimension of the Seerah

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14232002-08-16

​The ICIT held a second International Seerah Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, earlier this month. Here we publish the first section of an abridged version of the keynote paper, presented by Zafar Bangash, Director of the ICIT.

Islamic Movement

Adopting lessons from the Seerah: a radically new way of marking the Prophet’s birthday

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 03, 14232002-05-16

ZAFAR BANGASH, director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, suggests another way to mark the birthday in this Islamic month of Rabi al-Awwal of the Last and Seal of all Allah’s Messengers (as).

Islamic Movement

Understanding the Seerah as embodying first principles for the Islamic movement

Iqbal Siddiqui

Jumada' al-Akhirah 28, 14222001-09-16

The ICIT’s next Seerah conference takes place in Erasmia, South Africa, later this month (September 21-23, 2001). It follows similar conferences previously organized by the ICIT at the same venue and also in Pakistan, Canada and Sri Lanka.

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