The preferred opinion among all the schools of Islamic fiqh in the past was that the month of Ramadan cannot be determined by calculations. Astronomical calculations, in the view of the majority of ju
This part highlights the importance of thinking and its relation to knowledge. It introduces a new Qur'anic concept, namely Knowledge Acquisition and Knowledge Production and its intimate link to the
Answering the pressing questions of generations before us does not and will not bear the best fruits, but rather old fruits. As every generation chooses its questions carefully, it has to take into
This series of articles is an attempt to try to diagnose the reason behind the lagging of the Muslim Mind. The population targeted by this series is the Muslim Youth. More...
Translation should be done according to a civilizational plan and vision that helps our effort and actualizes our goal in enriching the Arabic language in a way that will enable us to respond to the e
It is unfortunate that most of the rich and voluminous works of Muslim scholars were lost or ruined during the assaults on the Muslim world. The Mongols cast in the river Tigris, (in Baghdad) enough b
In August 2006, the Fiqh Council of North America announced the exact date for the start of Ramadan based solely on astronomical calculations rather than actual sightings of the new moon. Many around
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