I feel there has been an overload over the years on sundry topics about Islam like, for instance, aqeedah, duties of a Muslim, dawah, et al. People can find plenty of sites which give information about these aspects of Islam. I think we need to refresh our focus on more contemporary topics, topics that are of interest to folks out there who need to know Islam's perspectives about some of the contemporary issues facing the Ummah today and the world at large.
What are these issues? I can think of at least two as examples.
Vaccinations: We need to have a more balanced view on this. Our ulema need to rope in the help of qualified professionals from both sides of the debate about whether vaccinations are necessary or not; whether they are halaal or haraam based on their ingredients; and most importantly, do they harm our children or are they just benign instruments of altruism for humanity, as the mainstream line of thought make them out to be. While this may surprise many as something that cannot and should not be questioned, this issue needs to be addressed from a non-partisan and non-dogmatic perspective.
GMOs: Genetically Modified Organisms or GMO foods and crops are being opposed everywhere, throughout the world. Entire countries have already banned or are banning GMOs. What are our Ulema doing about this?
Unfortunately for us and Muslims the world over, our scholars have kept mum on these extremely critical issues, either out of lack of knowledge, or maybe because the powers-that-be support the wrong side of these issues; or perhaps it is simply politically incorrect to speak against them.
It would be very beneficial for the Muslims that these very crucial issues be addressed. We can at least kick off the process.