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  1. American Muslim

    new car

    Assalamu alaikum, I am considering purchasing a new car. I don't happen to have an extra $25k laying around, so I am considering other options. I could buy a used car, but prefer not to buy someone else's problems. So, one of my options is leasing a new car. Does anyone know of a ruling...
  2. American Muslim

    Muhammad Asad

    By Hasan Zillur Rahim Muhammad Asad, writer, adventurer, diplomat, Muslim thinker par excellence, translator of the Qur'an, and author of one of the most remarkable spritual autobiographies ever, The Road to Mecca, isn't as well recognized, even among Muslims, as he ought to be. It's a pity...
  3. American Muslim

    America at a Crossroads

    Starting on 15 April, 07 a series of documentaries will be airing on Public Television that probably concerns all of us who have the ability to watch it. I will quote from their website describing the series : This series of 11 documentaries, hosted by journalist Robert MacNeil, explores the...
  4. American Muslim

    Khutbah of the Prophet

    The following is taken from Forty Noble Sermons, selected by Abu Nasr Muhammad Ibn Wad'an (D. 594 H. - 1197 CE) Abu Hurairah (Radiya Allahu 'anhu) said, One day while the Prophet (Salla Allahu 'alaihi wa-sallam) was sitting around, he started laughing. He was asked, What makes you laugh, O...
  5. American Muslim

    A Cry From Gitmo

    A bother emailed me an article concerning Guantanemo Bay to me. It is about the experiences and fears of one of our brothers "detained" there. It's worth checking out
  6. American Muslim

    sleeping sunnah?

    Does anyone know what the sunnah side it is to sleep on? A French/Congolese brother I worked with mentioned that he slept on his stomach like a shaitan, and I didn't have a clue what he was talking about.
  7. American Muslim

    Assalamu alaikum

    I've enjoyed this site as a guest viewer for a long time now. I figured it was time that I actually participated.