Keeping One’s Promises

Keeping One’s Promises

“O’ you who believe, stand by your contracts (and obligations)…” Noble Qurʾān 5:1 We have been commanded by Allah to fulfill our obligations: we are meant to be people who honor a trust given to us. Part of honoring a trust is the covenant we have made with our...
The Peak Of Eloquence

The Peak Of Eloquence

Many hear of the great text of ʿAlī  ibn Abī Ṭālib (ʿa), Nahj al-Balāghah, or Peak of Eloquence, but do not know much about it or its origins. Let’s take a look and see what this great book is all about by reviewing the compilation process of Nahj al-Balāghah, the...
From Prisoner To Preacher

From Prisoner To Preacher

Shaykh Mateen Charbonneau’s journey to the path of Islam Shaykh Mateen Charbonneau was born in 1982 in Sumter, South Carolina. He had a typical childhood until his parents divorced and he moved into the projects with his mother. After this, his life drastically...