The present-day difficulties experienced by the Malaysian public is that the sexual deviants are coming “out of the closet”. The primary manifestation is in the demand for public parades, the call to abolish “archaic” anti-sodomy laws in the Penal Code, demonstrations, legalizing same-sex marriage and other activities to make sexual deviance seem to be a perfectly natural aspect of human rights and behaviour.
I had the privilege of attending the launch of Yang Mulia Tan Sri Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas’ latest pearl of wisdom, entitled “Historical fact And Fiction” earlier today. It was held at UTM’s International Campus, Kuala Lumpur. Read the news here and here; the book’s synopsis and a glimpse of its contents can be found here. Continue reading
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Assalamualaykum WarahmatuLlahi Wabarakatuh,
Al-Hamdulillah, wa Sallallah wa Sallama `Ala Sayyidina Rasulillah, wa Alihi wa Sahbihi wa Man Walah, Wa Ba`du; Alhamdulillah, praise be to Allah SWT, who has blessed us with another Ramadhan, the month in which the Qur’an was sent down, a guidance for the people [2:185]. Prophet Muhammad (may Allah honour him and grant him peace) illustrated the beauty of Ramadhan as the month of blessing, in which Allah SWT covers us with blessings, for He sends down mercy, decreases sins and answers prayers [Tabarani]. Continue reading
In the early years of President Sukarno‘s Indonesia, there were many very poor villagers. Since Bung Karno depended on western money to consolidate Indonesia’s new freedom, churches were not restricted in their synonymous missionary efforts. The term “rice Christian” came about as a result of villagers on the verge of starvation, or even simple malnourishment, being offered rice in exchange for church membership. Continue reading
Allah the Almighty said: “Glorified be He who carried His servant by night from Al-Masjid al-Haram (the Inviolable Place of Worship) to Al-Masjid al-Aqsa (the Far Distant Place of Worship), the neighborhood whereof We have blessed, that We might show him of our token! Lo! He is the Hearer, the Seer.”(Al-Isra’:1) Continue reading
COMMENT We know that Allah the Most Exalted wants us to return to Him as human beings, not as human in form yet showing many animal qualities. The one letter “e” makes the difference. The first sign of a humane Muslim is that he treats other Muslims as if they were true human beings, not as victims of poverty, war crimes, rich inheritances, elderly or senile, or anything else. Continue reading