Tag: Legal Reasoning الاجتهاد

Blood money reform in Islam

March 16, 2016
Blood money reform in Islam

“Verily, Allah orders justice and excellence,”

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Should we destroy the graves of pious Muslims?

November 11, 2015
Should we destroy the graves of pious Muslims?

“There is no condemnation of others in matters of scholarly disagreement.”

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Marital rape and domestic violence in Islamic law

October 29, 2015
Marital rape and domestic violence in Islamic law

“Live with women honorably.” (4:19)

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Have Muslim rulers become unbelievers by applying secular laws?

January 25, 2015
Have Muslim rulers become unbelievers by applying secular laws?

“One of the most dangerous claims in the discourse of modern extremists is the assertion that every leader of a Muslim government has become an unbeliever,”

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Celebrating the Prophet’s birthday in Islam

January 6, 2015
Celebrating the Prophet’s birthday in Islam

Celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad is a very controversial practice in Islam on which reputable scholars disagree.

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Islam at war with the world? Dar Al-Harb explained

November 21, 2014
Islam at war with the world? Dar Al-Harb explained

“The division of countries into the land of unbelief and Islam is a matter for judicial reasoning,”

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Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

June 11, 2014
Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

“No doubt, modern Liberalism is the dominant political ideology in the world today and therefore one of the greatest intellectual challenges for Muslims.”

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Lessons from the journey of Mu’adh ibn Jabal to Yemen

January 22, 2014
Lessons from the journey of Mu’adh ibn Jabal to Yemen

“Make your character excellent for the people, O Mu’adh ibn Jabal.”

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The most restrained in killing are the believers

October 28, 2013
The most restrained in killing are the believers

“We decreed for the children of Israel that whoever kills a soul, unless to punish murder or prevent corruption in the land, then it is as if he has killed all mankind together. And whoever saves a soul is as if he has saved all mankind together.”

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An-Nawawi on Valuable Lessons

September 4, 2013
An-Nawawi on Valuable Lessons

“If a judge makes a ruling, striving to apply his reasoning and he is correct, then he will have two rewards; and if a judge makes a ruling, striving to apply his reasoning and he is mistaken, then he will have one reward.”

–Sahih Muslim 1716

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