Spirituality and religion are key strengths in personal well-being. This holistic paradigm brings into balance all aspects of the human experience, addressing those maladies and character flaws which would otherwise be considered out-of-scope for contemporary clinical psychotherapy. The goals of this approach are not only to provide hope and relief to the care-seeker, but also […]
Did anyone in early Islamic history deny the legal validity of the Sunnah? Explain why there has been and continues to be a heated debate over the applicability of the Sunnah. Also, explain some ways, and give examples, in which different approaches to the Sunnah and Hadith criticism could result in different understandings of Islam […]
Consider a Muslim who has same-sex attraction and comes to their imam or youth leader or mentor on how to deal with this issue. How would you advise the care-giver to help him or her provide effective and compassionate counseling and pastoral care? Islamic Seminary professor This example brings with it a host of complications, […]
In my opinion, there is no Islam. Instead there are Bukharizm, Muslimizm… and so on. Who is saying that Holy Qur’an is incomplete? The answer is “so called SAHIH” hadith collections. Who is saying that our Prophet A.S. had forgotten Qur’an verses. Guess what? SAHIH COLLECTIONS again. Who is saying that a goat ate the […]
A Muslim hospital chaplain honors his Southern heritage while challenging white supremacy. From the 2018 PBS Online Film Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPpvGyn89ss
As promised, here is the first in a series of book recommendations about various Islamic and ecumenical topics. Today, I will share with you my favorite English Qur’an books.