Establishing the Islamic Unity is Fardh

The fact that bringing about Islamic unity is a fardh duty points out the urgency of this issue. None of the Muslims has the luxury of remaining aloof to the establishment of Islamic unity. The issue of the unity of the Muslim Ummah is not something new, but it is an issue of unity which was perpetuated by the prophets who were consecutively sent to humanity down the ages. Allah (SWT) says as follows after mentioning His messengers in the Qur’an: “He knows what lies before them and what lies…

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The Islamic Unity

All Muslims want the Islamic Unity. It is the biggest compulsory duty that Muslims must do. Although some might not think the unity is possible, 15,000 people spoke up for the Islamic Unity last Sunday in Turkey. The 5th International Bediuzzaman and Risale-i Nur Symposium was held on May 27th 2012 in Ankara. Representatives from 27 countries and 15,000 participants attended the symposium. Speeches focussed on the importance and necessity of the unity, the reasons of disunity and the way-outs, and the basics of the unity. Some of the interesting…

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The rivalry between Muslims

And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided. (Al-Imran, 3:103) Europe has a history full of bloodshed because of the wars between religions, sects, and nations. There had always been wars between nations. Hundred Years’ Wars between French and English in the 14th and 15th centuries and Thirty Years’ War between 1618 and 1648 are very well-known. (30,000 Protestants were massacred in one night of St. Bartholomew’s Day massacre in 1572.) And the two World Wars which caused millions of people’s death in…

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