In this age of globalization, technology and the vast spread of information, we as Muslims need a model to better capture dimensions of Muslim reality more effectively. We need guidance. As it was well stated from the first surah, al-Fatihah the Opening. “You alone do we worship, and You alone do we ask for help. Guide us on the straight path, the path of those who have received your grace; not the path of those who have brought down wrath, nor of those who wander astray” (1:5-7). Surah al-Fatihah teaches us the attitude of a seeker-after-truth and to recognize the fact that the Lord of the Universe is the source of all knowledge. God continues revealing his love and mercy upon us by teaching us where to find the guidance. The Qur’ān is Huda (guidance), as stated in the second surah 2:2-5, “This is the Book; in it is guidance sure, without doubt, to those who are cautious and mindful of Allah.” Read More
Faces of DC interviewed Dr. Alwani about her work at Howard University’s School of Divinity in Northeast DC. Read More
Dr. Alwani was featured in Howard Magazine’s Winter 2014 issue.
Dr. Alwani talked to Aquila Style about gender equality in Islamic scholarship for its scholar spotlight. Read More
Dr. Alwani participated in the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Conference in Los Angeles in May 2010. Read More