Between permissiveness and restrictiveness Islam stands:
And do not make your hand (as) chained to your neck or extend it completely and (thereby) become blamed and insolvent. (Al-Israa’ 17:29)
And in the middle between the nations the Muslims stand as an example for all people.
Our Islamic Moderate Life …
In everything; relationships, acts of worship, customs, transactions, social life and human desires, Islam is the religion of moderation and balance.
It is a sublime divine approach that protects man from leaning to one of the two extremes as it sets up all kinds of relationships on the basis of equilibrium and moderation.
Doesn’t this sound like high-flown rhetoric? Where does moderation exactly stand in the life of the true Muslim?
What does Islam say exactly about moderation? What is the ground for such a moderate life? How could the Muslim be moderate? And in what sense?
Wins 3rd prize in the contest “Our Balanced Moderate Life”, as one of the remarkable online resources presenting and promoting moderation as an authentic Islamic approach, the E-Da`wah Committee (EDC), with really great pleasure, presents you with our special folder on moderation in Islam.
The religion (of Islam) is easy, and whoever makes the religion a rigor, it will overpower him. So, follow a middle course (in worship); if you can’t do this, do something near to it and give glad tidings and seek help (of Allah) at morn and at dusk and some part of night”.
Moderation has been reiterated in the Qur’an whether explicitly or implicitly, but in all its uses it confirms equitable and balanced situation in beliefs, conduct and even worship. It covered the man’s relationship with God, people and universe as a whole…