number-6-march-2010

The Divine Word and Islamic Art

This article analyses the development of Islamic arts showing how every form of art stems from the Divine Word of the Holy Qur'an and the continuous remembrance of God.

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Nurturing a Culture of Unity

This article lists ten practical ways in which a culture of unity can be nurtured and developed. These include expanding the boundaries of tolerance, not focusing on detailed points of disagreement, and reaching out across ethnic boundaries.

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Abu Hanifah and the Transmission of Traditions

This article examines the role that Abu Hanifah played in transmitting traditions and provides examples of a few of these narrations that are recorded in both the Sunni and Shia books of traditions.

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Imam Khumayni’s Vision of Islamic Unity

This article attempts to delineate the aims, objectives and scope of Imam Khumayni’s vision of Islamic unity. It also describes some of the practical steps Imam undertook in order to achieve this vision.

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The Voice of Unity Part 2: Islamic Brotherhood

As the second in a series of talks regarding the subject of unity, the present article focuses on the concept of Muslim brotherhood and its relation to a united Ummah

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The Shia Imams and Muslim Unity Part 1

This is the first part to a series of articles that will outline the stance of the Shia Imams with respect to Muslim unity. The article begins by defining the meaning of ‘Muslim unity’ and goes on to enumerate the characteristics of such unity, especially as found in the Quran and the Sunnah. It then outlines some practical methods of creating unity and preventing division, by giving examples from the sirah of the Prophet (s).

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