I discuss one of the enduring challenges to Islam in the modern age: exclusive salvation in the Here-after.
I continue the reading of M. A. Draz’s ‘The Moral World of the Qur’an’ by discussing the two enemies of morality:
- the pursuit of impetuous desire
- blind conformity
He also asks the question: “Can guidance come but not obligation?”
I discuss the importance of being in congregation and how Islam advocates for a healthy and holistic communal way of life.
Imam Dawud Walid is back, discussing the sequel to his first book, ‘Centering Black Narrative: Black Muslim Nobles Among the Early Pious Muslims’, titled, ‘Centering Black Narrative: Ahl al-Bayt, Blackness & Africa’. You can order the book here.
A short reflection on a comment from British philosopher, Roger Scruton, on the nature of pleasure vs. joy.