This article is a re-examination of the concept of ‘land of Islam’ in the fiqh (understanding) of the classic schools of the Islamic jurisprudence. The objective is to understand the criteria that
Before we take up the nature of this gradation and how it prepared the believers for the total abstention from drinking intoxicants, let us take a thorough look at a modern-history attempt to create t
Modern literalist scholars rigidly follow the literal meanings of texts and disregard their deeper meanings and objectives. Find out more
Find out the features and methods of the new literalists (Zahiris) to understand this rising phenomenon in our modern world of today.
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 inheri
Continuing his discussion of the objectives of the Shari`ah, Dr. Auda focuses in this part on the categories of the Maqasid and the prioritization of them. To him, failing to recognize the proper rank
We have a problem in our da`wah methods… and in our application and understanding of Islam in general, that is, often times we approach Islam from a very specific angle and not from the whole pictur
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