Ep. 71: Islamic Principles #26: Making Islam Look Good

We all know the common complaint that Islam looks bad and is misrepresented. It doesn’t help that it seems often times the worst elements of our community are those speaking on our behalf. If we ever hope for the Islam to make sense to us and to our children, it must be made to look good. Easier said than done, but at least we can lay out some final principles as we conclude this series within the Podcast.

Episode Notes

Quran Mentioned 
“And if they incline to peace, then incline towards peace as well.” (8:61)

“Peace on me the day I was born” (19:33)

Hadith mentioned
“I have been sent as a merciful gift.” (al-Dārimī)

Ep. 70: Islamic Principles #25: Passing on Islam

We frequently hear the statement that Islam is valid for all time, place, and circumstance. Yet, the key underlying question associated with that statement is do we actually understand Islam at all? How can we ensure that our understanding is correct? More importantly, how can we pass it on if we don’t understand it? In this episode I want to look at some of the keys we need to unlock the code of our intellectual heritage.