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Visionary Leadership Awardees 2022

The Center for Ethical & Effective Organizational Leadership (CEEOL) in partnership with Rabata, Maristan & TISA is proud to present: Visionary Leadership Awards 2022 and a leadership grant awarded to the most competitive DFW applicants. Ayesha Habeeb I have been in the Dallas area for around 8yrs Alhamdullilah.I’m a Faith Ambassador with CAIR, a revert...
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Taqwā: Unique Self-Measurement and True Self-Awareness

Author: Prof. Zainab Alwani, Ph.D Transforming the Self, Family and Society through a Qur’anic Ethos.D Taqwā is derived from waqā, which literally means to preserve, protect, safeguard, shield from, and keep safe from. Taqwāmeans “forbearance, fear, abstinence, and piety, as well as “being careful, knowing your place in the cosmos.” This characteristic is seen when...
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Using the Legacy of Muslim Women Leaders to Empower

Muslim women are steeped in stubborn stereotypes as meek, oppressed and in need of rescue. Recurring images beamed into our homes and phones from abroad of Muslim women being denied access to education, the ability to drive or even the right to cast a vote or run for political office only serve to reinforce such...
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Dr. Mona Islam Joins TISA Visiting Faculty

Dean Dr. Yasir Qadhi recently announced that Dr. Mona Islam has been appointed to teach TISA – 866 “Effective Youth Work” in the Fall of 2023. Also, the Board of Directors of the Islamic Seminary Foundation/TISA recently appointed her to TISA’s Compliance / Accreditation committee.  Dr. Islam is an educator, published author, a youth worker and community builder who...
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How the Prophet PBUH Cared for the Elderly

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), was a pioneer in emphasizing the importance of caring for the elderly irrespective of sex, color, or religion. He himself set a great example in practicing the principles he taught. A Duty of the Young Anas ibnMalik (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet...
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Prophet Muhammad PBUH: The Liberator of Women

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born in a society where women had been subjected to much violence, which often took the form of female infanticide. Daughters were considered a burden; and getting rid of them was sometimes considered a necessity, which they did in a most violent manner: by burying them alive! It is...
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Teaching Methods of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

“Is he who was dead by ignorance and We gave him knowledge and set for him Light of Belief whereby he can walk amongst men; like he who is in the darkness?” (Quran; 6:122) Indeed, the conception of knowledge (Al-Ilm) in Islam is the Guiding Light (Huda) separating right from wrong (Al furqan). Therefore, the way...
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Maliha Malik, LMFT, Joins TISA as Visiting Faculty

For the current fall semester, Dean Yasir Qadhi is pleased to announce that Maliha Malik, LMFT is joining Professors Rania Awaad and Jimmy Jones in teaching TISA-650, Cross-Cultural Counseling and Communication.   “As a seasoned marriage and family clinician, Professor Malik perfectly complements the skills and backgrounds of Professors Rania (a licensed psychiatrist) and Jimmy (a veteran...
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Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

The Prophet mobilized the youth under his banner through empowerment.Zayd ibn TahbitZayd ibn Thabit, was among the generation of youth who were empowered by the Prophet. He was hardly thirteen years old when he came to seek permission from the Prophet to attend the historic battle of Badr.  He was not granted permission to join the...
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