November  2006

Assalam-o-Alikum!

A central aim of the Quran is the establishment of a just and ethically based society. This is only possible when the individuals in the society are active in social work to eradicate poverty, injustice and ignorance. This is the theme of this newsletter in which we have various essays and opinions on this subject.

Social Work according to the Quran

The Quran says that worship is incomplete without helping deeds. In fact it is incumbent on believers to fulfill this duty of service to those who need their help. Therefore, each and every Muslim must contribute to the welfare of society.

In this essay Shahina Siddique explores the concept of social work in the.

Rights of deprived ones

In this essay Dr. Tanveer Hussain explores the concept of known RIGHT of deprived ones in our wealth and resources.

Parable of the Quran: Goodly word is like a Goodly tree

A parable is a narrative of imagined events used to illustrate or convey a moral or spiritual lesson. Quran uses parables to convey its message. Quran says "And these similitudes we put forward for humankind, but none will understand them except those who have knowledge" (29:43)

In this essay, Saif Manzoor examines a parable from Quran, in which God tells us that a Goodly word is a like a Goodly tree.. click here to read more

Opinion: What is the root cause of poverty in our society?

This article is a collection of opinion of people from different walks of life. This survey is conducted and gathered by Muhammad Zada of www.sef.org.pk

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Note on social work

This is an excerpt from an essay by Akhtar Hameed Khan. click here to read more!

Discussion: Is our news biased? click here to read more!

Warm Regards,

Ahmad Ibrahim [email protected]

   

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