Islam & Homosexuality – In Brief

The issue of homosexuality and Islam is one that often crops up in current discourses. Some Muslims have embraced the LGBT movement and the liberal values that come with it, which has put this particular stance in direct opposition to Islamic teachings and the values it espouses. This article takes a brief look into the... Continue Reading →

The First Civil Wars In Islam And The Rise Of The Khawarij – Part Two

The Khawarij are known by different names including the Kharijites which is taken from the Arabic word Kharaja which means ‘to exit or leave’. The original Khawarij referred to themselves as Ashoora, which means those who ‘sell themselves for Allah’. Another term for this group refers to them as Hawroori, which is taken from the name of an area known as Hawroora and this was the first place where they camped.

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