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Astronomical Calculations: A Fiqhi Discussion (1)

Astronomical Calculations: A Fiqhi Discussion (1)

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
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 16:10

Knowledge Acquisition and Knowledge Production

Knowledge Acquisition and Knowledge Production
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
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 07:01

Importance of Thinking to the Original Muslim Mind

Importance of Thinking to the Original Muslim Mind
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
Last Updated on Monday, 29 November 2010 13:24

The Islamic Reality

The Islamic Reality
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...
Last Updated on Sunday, 07 November 2010 14:38

Translation and Connecting Arab Culture with the Gift of Human Civilization

Translation and Connecting Arab Culture with the Gift of Human Civilization
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
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 09:02

Muslim Contribution to Civilization

Muslim Contribution to Civilization
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
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 October 2010 09:34

The Astronomical Calculations: A Fiqhi Discussion

The Astronomical Calculations: A Fiqhi Discussion
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
Last Updated on Monday, 27 November 2006 15:52

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