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Nouman Ali Khan Interviews Mujahid Fletcher (VIDEO)

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info-pictogram1 Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan Interviews Mujahid Fletcher Founder of IslamInSpanish (http://www.IslamInSpanish.org) a non-profit organization specialized in producing Multimedia Audio and Video in the Spanish language to educate Latinos about Islam worldwide. After traveling to Mexico, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan found out about the great need for Spanish material to educate about Islam in Latin American which lead to the partnering of Bayyinah and IslamInSpanish to bring about awareness and support via IslamInSpanish’s Dallas Fundraising Banquet “Celebrating 10 Years of Service”. Check out the other 4 parts below:

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HAMZA YUSUF: DESTROYING OUR GENERATION – THE NEW MILEY CYRUS (VIDEO)

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EXPLORING THE PROBLEMS IN PRODUCING A GOOD ISLAMIC CHILDREN’S BOOK

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By: Mezbauddin Mahtab

Disclosure: I am an author of two books on Qur’an aimed at Muslim children. My work and all information of my books can be found on my site[i], and thus I have a vested interest in creating a demand for higher quality when it comes to Islamic books for children. This article is also written in response to a recent guest post on MuslimMatters[ii] about Muslim children’s books.  

Source: http://muslimmatters.org/

The Problem

As a Muslim kid growing up in the Middle East, my first exposure to books was Enid Blyton. Yes, we did have the mandatory nursery rhymes (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) and the text books for school, but I got into reading as a serious hobby only after I discovered The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, The Five Find Outers and other fantastic adventure books by this prolific British author.

As I read about children of my age having bike rides in the English country side, and enjoying picnics with cream buns and lashings of ginger ale, and then fall into adventure by tackling Cornish smugglers by the sea cove, I wondered if I would ever see a Muslim character in one of my favourite books. What do you do when you are following a suspect and it’s time for Maghreb prayer? Is it halal for a boy to dress up as an old cleaning lady in disguise to eavesdrop on a counterfeiters’ meeting? And since dogs seemed to be a no-no as a Muslim child’s pet, can Tabby, the cat really help you solve the Case of the Mysterious Letters?

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