Many of us often recite Surahs and phrases in Arabic without understanding their meaning. By understanding what you are reciting you can receive the full benefit of the recitation. Although life can be fast-paced it is good to spend some time reflecting on the words in the Quran and way of life that is described in the Sunnah.
So far only Giles Fraser has pointed out that animals raised in factory farms, which supply both secular slaughterhouses as well as Islamic ones, are reared in remarkably cruel conditions. Therefore, the distinction over how the animals are killed is a relatively small, if not, indeed, hypocritical one.
By Mohammed Aqueel
IBN TAYMIYYA: MUSLIMS UNDER NON-MUSLIM RULE. Translated by Yahya Michot. London: Interface Publications, 2005. Pp. xv+190. ISBN: 9780955454561.
For many years now the religion of Islam has been under the spotlight and vilified by people from …
‘A still tongue makes a wise head’, says one proverb. And in other one: ‘The wounds of a sword may heal one day; the wounds of the tongue, they never may.’ And then there is this note of caution: ‘Speak when you’re angry and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret.’