Islamic banking: Is it really Islamic?

Today, ulama mostly are of the opinion that ‘Islamic banking’ is halal, and some of the ulama say it is forbidden to use conventional banking because conventional banks are based on riba (usury). However, when we look deeper into the matter, we will find that there really isn’t any difference between the so-called islamic banking Read More

Modern Idol Worship

…وَلَقَدْ بَعَثْنَا فِي كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ رَسُولًا أَنِ اعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَاجْتَنِبُوا الطَّاغُوتَ“Verily, We have sent among every nation a messenger (proclaiming): ‘Worship Allah (Alone), and avoid (or keep away from) Taghoot (all false deities, idol worship etc.)….”(Quran, Al-Nahl, 16:36) The need to identify and re-examine the real meaning and nature or ‘syirk’, or in other words Read More