A sheikh once said, “I give a khutbah to over 500 attendees. It’s impossible that they will all agree with me.” This session will highlight the etiquette in differing with others. We will also explore where differences of opinion are allowed and learn the etiquette of respectful disagreements and debates.
Allah explains in the Qur’an why it is difficult for the polytheists to accept Islam. How did the Prophet (s) deal with this? This khutbah was given at the Islamic Association of North Texas on May 13, 2016.
With worldwide chaos and tribulation and increasing attacks on the foundations of religion itself, it is not surprising to hear of a crisis of faith—we may be having doubts ourselves. Is faith naturally congruent with our intellect or does skepticism and introspection erode it? How do we develop strength in our faith that brings us into harmony with the world around us?