Education

‘Age of Peace’: Counter-Ideology to Radicalism In The Name Of Islam

WordForPeace.com By Teresa Joseph fma 18 July 2018 Name of the Book: The Age of Peace Author: Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Publisher: Goodword Books, Noida (info@goodwordbooks.com) Year: 2015 Pages: 192 ISBN: 9789351790716   The Age of Peace is an informative and down to earth book, in which the author comes up with many practical suggestions for peace-building. In a short book …

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JNU will not start Islamic terrorism Course

WordForPeace.com The registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Jamiat Ulam-i-Hind refutes any such plan New Delhi, July 5, 2018:- Mr. Paramod Kumar, registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Maulana Mahmod Madani, General Secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has clarified that there is no plan for starting courses on Islamic terrorism in JNU. He also went on clarifying …

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Ijtihad (Rethinking), ‘i’smah’ (Infallibility) And ‘khata e ijitihadi’ (Intellectual Error) Part 1 by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Dr. Aleem Ashraf Jaisi, eminent Indian scholar of classical Islamic studies rightly opines in one his recent Arabic writings that our problem lies in two things: First is that we discuss our doctrinal [Aqaidi], philosophical and rhetorical [Kalami] issues relying on the books of jurisprudence, sermons [Khutbas] and books of al-Fadail [virtues]. Secondly, we believe …

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Badr anniversary in Ramadan is a Reminder of Marhamah (Forgiveness), Not Malhamah (War): Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi As a matter of fact, the entire life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) are based on universal harmonious values of mercy, compassion, forgiveness and general amnesty. This reality was clearly evidenced at the conquest of Makkah (Fath-e-Makkah) when the Prophet (pbhu) granted general amnesty for even his avowed and intense enemies, the pagans …

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Islam’s First Constitution-MISAQ-E-MADINA- is Foundation for Religious Tolerance

WordForPeace.com By Imam Mohammad Jamal  When Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) migrated to Medina to enjoy religious freedom and to establish the first Muslim community, Medina was a very diverse city consisting of many Muslims, Jews, Christians, polytheists, pagans, tribes, clans, rich, poor, masters, slaves and others. There was a sense of tribal belonging, and their source of income varied between trades, …

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The power of goodness

WordForPeace.com खैर (भलाई) शर्र (बुराई) से ज्यादा ताक़तवर है सबसे पहले कुरान ऐ करीम की इस आयत को सुने  وَقِيلَ لِلَّذِينَ اتَّقَوْا مَاذَا أَنزَلَ رَبُّكُمْ ۚ قَالُوا خَيْرًا ۗ لِّلَّذِينَ أَحْسَنُوا فِي هَٰذِهِ الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةٌ ۚ “और जब तक्वा वालो से कहा गया कि तुम्हारे रब ने क्या नाजिल फ़रमाया तो उन्होंने जवाब दिया: खैर (भलाई/ अच्छाई). जिन लोगों ने …

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Students Welcome UGC Decision to Scrap 100% Weightage for M.Phil, PhD Interviews

WordForPeace.com New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday rolled back the selection rules for research students, scrapping oral interviews, or viva voce, as the sole criterion for admission to Ph.D and M.Phil programmes, the Indian Express reported. The higher education regulator has amended the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil/PhD Degree) Regulations 2016 to give 70% weightage to performance …

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“We are victimizing ourselves by staying away from education,” says AIUMB President

WordForPeace.com AIUMB President Syed Muhammad Asharaf Kichchauchwi, while addressing a Ramazan spiritual gathering, said that Muslims talk about being discriminated and thus are easily falling prey to victimhood mentality. “Muslims have made this their favorite activity, instead of creatively thinking about their future and correct course of action. Sadly, the entire community is busy in blaming each other only,” he …

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