theme of the month


  The fifteenth day of the Islamic month of Sha’ban is the birthday of an eagerly Awaited Saviour, Imam Mohammad al-Mahdi, revered by Shia’ Muslims across the world [...]

In this issue

p.4 Interfaith Engagement, p.8 Hawza in a Nutshell- Reliance and hope, p.10 Middle-Age Mothering (and Fathering!), p.12 Art, p.14 The Remembrance  of God, p.16 Parenting the [...]

In this issue

p.3 Special Award for Interreligious Dialogue: Islam and Christianity p.4 Can we call ourselves one faith? An Interfaith Conference p.6 Parenting the Soul by Batool Haydar [...]

Don’t Be A Backseat Daddy

We all know the famous saying of Prophet Muhammad(s) where he exhorts birr (familial devotion) towards a mother thrice before mentioning the father, there’s even a song [...]

The birth of the ‘Praised One’

Amina, lying in her humble cottage, felt the pains for which she had waited so long. As she raised herself on her bed, she saw the stars raining down upon her roof, stars of [...]

Cutting free from dependency

Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 one of the West’s principle objections  to the Islamic Republic of Iran has been the Western claim that the latter  has no legitimacy [...]

Universality of human rights

As one of the most talked about ideals in modern political discourse, the subject of human rights is at once very straightforward and painfully nebulous. Human rights is the [...]
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