• Admin

Culture Vs Islam

Commonly we see and hear conversations around conflict between culture and religion, but what is the 'Islamic' view on this?

A narration of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) comes to mind:

Click the image to navigate and read more sayings of the Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him

In his speech, the Messenger of Allah did not reject the good character within his culture, instead he (Peace Be Upon Said) 'I have come to perfect it'.

Sometimes, however, there have been cultural practices which are completely unacceptable, and Allah (God) spoke about it clearly:

Click image if you would like to read the full chapter

A lot can be written on this topic, with many verses of the Qur'an, Hadiths (sayings) of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and events of history that can be studied and discussed, however to keep this post nice and short, Islam is not at odds with culture, in fact Islam allows for cultural norms and practices provided they do not conflict with the guidance given to us by God and his Messenger.

#Culture #Islam

10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The Mosque Project Sierra Leone Masjid -2021

With the permission and help of Allah S.W.T, this year Brunel ISOC will be working with TMP along with other ISOC’s to fundraise for the Sierra leone masjid -2021 Project. The Mosque Project (TMP) sin