Knowledge

40 Hadith passed from Father to Son (Part 1 of 4)

One thing we sometimes forget when reading or studying hadith is that the chains of narrations are not just the Islamic equivalent of a citation. They represent a living transmission of knowledge, words passed ...

Top Five English Seerah Books

The two most important subjects to learn in Islam are Qur'an and seerah. Seerah is the bedrock of a believer. Everything we do is modeled after the Prophet ﷺ. If we don't know him ﷺ , we don't know how we shoul...

How to Jump Start a Car

When I was in college, I used to park my car at the masjid and walk to class. Once, I had finished praying salah and was getting in my car to drive home when a brother knocked on my door and asked if I had jump...

Paying for Medical School (Without Riba)

The prestige of being a physician has been part of Muslim culture from the earliest age. Imam ash-Shafi'i penned a couplet saying that the only two types of knowledge worthy of being considered knowledge are sa...