Reflections from Cape Town: Four Ways to Attain Maximum Ramadan Blessings

This is Day Nine of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Imam Fakhruddin Owaisi Cape Town: Ramadan is one of God’s great blessings upon us. What I personally love the most about Ramadan is that it brings the best out of Muslims. Even the corrupt become pious. The miserly become generous. The rude become polite. The cruel [Read More…]

Year in Review: Top Ten Good Muslim News Stories of 2015

By Altmuslim Editors Sure, we could talk about the Paris attacks, Charlie Hebdo, Isis, San Bernardino, Donald Trump, Islamophobia, anti-Muslim rhetoric and other things that made 2015 a difficult year for Muslim news, but why not end 2015 and look to 2016 by focusing on the positive? Because a lot of good things happened in [Read More…]

Ramadan 2014 – The Best Buffet of Giving

This article comes on Day 27 of our special Altmuslim/Patheos Muslim Ramadan #30Days30Writers blog project, in which we are showcasing the voices of 30 Muslim leaders, activists, scholars, writers, youth and more (one on each day of Ramadan) as part of our commitment to own our own narratives and show how we are one Ummah, [Read More…]

Ramadan 2014 – What My Catholic Friends Taught Me About Fasting

This article comes on Day 19 of our special Altmuslim/Patheos Muslim Ramadan #30Days30Writers blog project, in which we are showcasing the voices of 30 Muslim leaders, activists, scholars, writers, youth and more (one on each day of Ramadan) as part of our commitment to own our own narratives and show how we are one Ummah, [Read More…]

Rethinking Charity with Imam Khalid Latif

By Hasan Gilani Imam Khalid Latif of the Islamic Center at NYU recently spoke at the Rad Talks conference about the need to rethink charity. A woman fled from an abusive relationship and sought help from Imam Khalid. When he handed her several thousand dollars in charity, she handed it back to him. Having never lived [Read More…]


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