Ramadan 1437/2016: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 16 (Part One)

By Dr. Rudolph Ware The African Qurʾān-Part III*  —And with all We tell you about the stories of the Messengers, We fortify your heart.”— Qurʾān , Sura Hud, 11:120 Juz 16, made up of almost half of al-Kahf and all of Surahs Maryam and TaHa (18:75-20:135), is driven by tales […]

Ramadan 1437/2016: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 15

By Ieasha Prime Praise be to Allah for allowing us to reach the 15th day of Ramadan. It’s right in the middle, when the freshness of Ramadan intentions for many have become stale, strength plateaued, excitement waned and the fast has lost its zeal. It’s a time when some return […]

Ramadan 1437/2016: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 14

Below is a reflection on Juz’ 14 from Imam Khalis Rashaad who serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. His reflection is entitled, “Between Spirituality and a Hard Place.” Imam Khalis Rashaad serves as the Resident Imam of Ibrahim Islamic Center in Houston, Texas. Ibrahim […]

Ramadan 1437/2016: Black Muslims Reflect on the Quran – Juz’ 13

By Donna Auston We sent not a messenger except (to teach) in the language of his own people, in order to make (things) clear to them. —Surah Ibrahim: 4 Every race of people since time began who have attempted to describe God by words or painting, or by carvings, have […]