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Buying possibly stolen goods
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Permissibility of birth-control

Al-Wasatiyyah: The Just Balance: resumes Nov. 25

NOTE: This class runs from Nov. 25 - Dec. 9, in three sessions. This course will explore Wasatiyyah as the Way of Moderation in interpreting and implementing the Islamic code of conduct in our lives. It emanates from the Qur'anic concept: "Thus, we have made you a middle nation (or a nation justly balanced) so that you may be witnesses over mankind and the Messenger may be a witness over you".

Over time, Muslim scholars who have examined the purposes of the Islamic Shariah, and the evolution of Islamic jurisprudence have developed a framework for understanding Islam as a lived experience based on this concept of moderation.

At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of the core principles of Wasatiyyah, having explored these principles in relation to other concepts and methodologies which may have been prevalent from time to time with the Muslim Ummah.

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Friday khutbah: Shaikh Abdullah Hakim Quick

Cannabis in Islam

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Shari'ah - What it is & What it's not: Nov. 11 live stream

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IIT Ball Hockey League: Week 9, sponsorship opportunity

Sponsorship opportunity still available for league team shirts & all star team shirts: Sponsor the shirts for one of the two teams left and get your business name on the shirts as an ongoing advertisement for 5 years. Please contact Khalid to find out what else we will do for you if you sponsor us.
Feeling left out? Get your name added now to our contact list for next year. Must be 6-16, any skill level. Beginners welcome.
Check out our new website at for all the info you need about the league.

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