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Dr. Yasir Qadhi: On Salafi Islam (Part 1)

Dr. Yasir Qadhi: On Salafi Islam (Part 1)

What exactly is ‘Salafism’? In the absence of a unanimously agreed upon definition, I propose to elucidate the modern Salafī phenomena via an outline of its beginnings, an assessment of its particular characteristics, manifestations of it in various contemporary groups, and a discussion of its positive and not so positive contributions to Islam and our global society.

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ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism

ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism

It is not permissible to constantly speak of 'simplifying matters', or to cherry-pick an extract from the Quran without understanding it within its full context. It is also not permissible to say: 'Islam is simple, and the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions were simple, why complicate Islam?

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