The Repentance of Abu Nuwas

One of the most famous Arabic language poets in history was a man named Abu Nuwas. In addition to his literary talent, he was particularly know for the rowdy content of his writings. He would praise the joys of...

How to give a Manly Muslim Handshake

I had a non-Muslim friend in college who visited the masjid one day to see a khutbah and jumu’ah salah. After salah was over, I walked out with him and talked a bit as everyone filtered out of the musallah. As ...

Seeking Islamic Knowledge

Abu Hurayrah (ra) narrates that the Prophet ﷺ said: "Whoever traverses a path seeking sacred knowledge, Allah will make easy for him a path leading to Paradise." Every man who turns towards Islam finds himself ...