What is Islam?: A Call for Scholastic Innovation

It is a deceptively innocent, straightforward question – what is Islam? Yet, this question has invited assumptions, debates, laws, and wars that have picked up in both speed and power over the course of the…

[Video]: The Art of Reciting the Qur’an with Hajjah Maria Ulfah

Qur’anic recitation conveys scripture through virtuosic melodies, delicate vocal ornaments, and expert pronunciation of classical Arabic.  Indonesian reciter Hajjah Maria Ulfah demonstrates the nuances of recitation, discusses how it is taught to young students, and…