Daniel Haqiqatjou Another common orientalist trope in Western media: The sad Muslim bride forced into marriage. But this is not Western media. It is Aljazeera. Reflect on the hypocrisy on display with Western culture. It is considered healthy and acceptable for children as young as kindergarten (5 year olds) to “explore their sexual […]
What’s New in Pakistan?
At the end of July, Imran Khan was elected as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He ran on an anti-corruption, pro-welfare campaign that promised to restore dignity and prosperity to the lives of the Pakistani people. He said he would usher in a “New Pakistan” that was built on transparency, welfare and meritocracy. He went […]
Islam in the 21st Century
Are Ahadith a Source of Legislation Alongside the Qur’an?
People sometimes mix the meaning of “Hadith,” which literally means “speech” in Arabic, with the colloquial (Istilaahi اصطلاحي ) use of “Hadith” as used by the scholars of Islamic Shari’ah, which means “a narration that describes the speech, actions, or silence of the Messenger of Allah (saw).” Allah (swt) refers to the Qur’an itself as […]
The Problem with Muslims and Da’ees (callers to Islam) under the Western Concept of “Representation”
One of the problems Muslim Da’ees have encountered in recent years, is the attempt of post-modernism to not only undermine the bases of Islam as truth, but also the problem of “representation” that is often flung against Muslim Da’ees to deny them any authority to speak, or to empty their words of any worth in […]
Creative & Financial Costs of Brand-Africa
By: Nana Oppong, President of Distinguished Scholars of Africa INTRODUCTION Identity is important for recognition and for cooperation or exclusion. It turns out however that whenever a person has countless characteristics such as tribe affiliation, place and time of birth, colour, height, weight, gender, political or religious affiliation; education or wealth status, talent, a habit, […]
Future Implications of a Pre-Adamic, Global, High Ancient Civilization
THE UMMAH TIMES EDITOR’S NOTE: This paper, by Nadeem Haque, in a revolutionary way, changes the way we perceive, or ought to perceive history. It was first published in the Scientific GOD Journal, January 2012, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 20-40. Only minor edits have been made in this re-publication. The discovery of a pyramidal […]
Why Do Some People from Muslim Backgrounds Hate the Islamic Belief of the Necessity of a Caliphate (Khilafah)?
[a tale of mental Colonialism and being ashamed of Islam] Many people who convert/revert to Islam are awe struck and amazed with the profound idea at the core of Islam, that mankind’s place in the universe is part of a purpose of existence greater than themselves – which ultimately revolves around the Creator’s Will […]
The Quranic View on the Uniqueness of Human Beings
The following unique paper was presented by Philosopher of Science, Nadeem Haque at the 16th Conference (held from April 26 to May 1, 2016) of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSSAT) in Lodz/Warsaw, Poland. There were 70 papers in all and 16 were published in the ESSSAT Yearbook in 2018: […]
The Absurdity of ‘Racism’
Zeshan Shahbaz Before we are anything else, we are human. Before we are black, white, yellow, brown or any other shade of colour, we are human. Factually, it comes down to male and female human beings spread across this planet Earth where colour and language are nothing but states of nature (1). This not only […]