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Is Shariah All About Outward Acts?

Is Shariah All About Outward Acts?

In Islam, faith is not an abstract theological dogma, nor an intellectual creed, nor a philosophical proposition. It must spring forth into action in day-to-day life. So, it extends from inner to outer, from individual to social, from moral to legal. It is theShariahwhich translates faith and moral ideals into clear, definable, viable, and concrete …

Should Muslims Use Non-Muslim Courts in Seeking Justice?

Should Muslims Use Non-Muslim Courts in Seeking Justice?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa rarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Muslims in non-Muslim countries should organize themselves in a way that enables them to have their arbitration councils and …

What Is Shariah?

What Is Shariah?

TheShariahincludes both faith and practice. It embraces worship, individual attitude and conduct. It also includes social norms and laws, whether political, economic, familial, criminal, or civil. What is Shariah? In its fullest sense, the Shariah is virtually synonymous, and can be used interchangeably, with the word deen, which can only inadequately be translated as “religion.” …

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This `Eid Start the Early Wake

A distinctive prayer performed after sunrise marks the start of `Eid for Muslims around the world. What follows are days of `Eid fun, family, feasting, and holidaying is celebrated. Yet, launching a holiday by waking up early is definitely paradoxical to our modern minds! Every day as the alarm clock rings we wish we could …

Thousands of Food Tons Go to Waste in Ramadan: Malaysian Corp - About Islam

Thousands of Food Tons Go to Waste in Ramadan: Malaysian Corp

The Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation (SWCorp) in Malaysia has discovered that 4,005 tons of edible food are thrown away daily in landfills during Ramadan, Malay Mail reported. “This amount of food waste could have fed 2.97 million people three times daily,” assured SWCorp deputy chief executive officer (technical) Mohd Pauze Mohamad Taha. …

Social Network for Islamic Values & Charity Launched - About Islam

Social Network for Islamic Values & Charity Launched

A new social media platform named, Labayk, that describes itself as a “network of moral Islamic values and a respectful online environment” has been launched to encourage users to donate to charitable causes, The Jakarta Post reported. Labayk which means ‘at your service’ in Arabic was developed by a Muslim investment banker called Tanweer Khan …

How to Approach Shariah Laws and Women Issues

How to Approach Shariah Laws and Women Issues

Women issues are the real test for the current Islamic reform. The reason is that groundless and unfair differentiation between men and women is deeply embedded in many popular opinions that we inherited from the eras of decline of the Islamic civilization. First of all, it is necessary to make the following differentiations: – Between …

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Who Deduces Islamic Rulings and How?

Short Answer:Not every scholar offiqhhas this talent of deducing the rules of theShari`ah. It needs an intensive study of the sources and their implications. The jurist must be familiar with the language of the Quran and the history of the Sunnah. The jurist must know the difference between the command, the prohibition, the recommendation, the …



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