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Sources of Legislation in Islam

Sources of Legislation in Islam
Sources of Legislation for the Shi'ahAnyone who follows up the Imamiyyah Shi'ah fiqh,will verily see them devoted absolutely, in (taking) all fiqhi rules -except the recently originated ones110 to the Prophet (S) through the Twelve Imams of Ahl al-Bayt (A). They follow only two sources of legislation: The Book and the Sunnah, with which I mean the first source i.e. the Holy Qur'an, and the second one being the Prophetic Sunnah, upon its bearer ...

Importance of Family Life in Islam

Importance of Family Life in Islam
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Bahrain's Al Wefaq: Deporting and Making Citizens Stateless is Egregious Violation to Constitution and Int’l Law

Bahrain's Al Wefaq: Deporting and Making Citizens Stateless is Egregious Violation to Constitution and Int’l Law
Al Wefaq National Islamic Society said the deportation of Sheikh Mohammed Khojesteh from his homeland, after the revocation of his nationality, is an egregious violation of the Bahraini constitution and the International Law which Bahrain is must be committed to.Sheikh Khojesteh is a patriotic Bahraini figure who made significant contributions in serving this country and its unity and the enlightenment of its people. This decision takes Bahrain ...

Islam Teaches Tolerance Not Hate

Islam Teaches Tolerance Not Hate
I begin in the name of God, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful Pakistani Brothers and Sisters! As you would remember, ever since I assumed office, I launched a campaign to rid the society of extremism, violence and terrorism and strived to project Islam in its true perspective. In my first speech on October 17, 1999, I had said and I quote; "Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. I ...

About Prohibition of Music

About Prohibition of Music
On Ghina or song the opinion of all the Shi'a jurists is united that it is haram because the singer is termed a person destined for the Hell. Therefore Ghina is considered a major sin in Shi'a Islam.Ghina is Haram in all the schools of Sunni jurisprudence too. The only exception is that of their Sufi cult.Imam Ja'far As-Sadiq (as) says that the house in which songs are heard will be the abode of misfortunes, the prayers made from there will not ...

Superiority of Islamic Laws

Superiority of Islamic Laws
Undoubtedly, the above two interpretations of justice - which are cited as an example - are in total conflict and disharmony with each other in practice. They seem to be intolerant, inconsistent and discordant with the divine laws and monotheistic beliefs. For example, we have a set of laws in Islam which, according to our ideological principles, are the best and most beneficial laws for society and certainly concordant with justice. However, ...

The Threat of Nihilism: New Educational Opportunities?

The Threat of Nihilism: New Educational Opportunities?
ABSTRACT: If the educator is characterized by a willingness to stand for something and simultaneously willing to care for someone, then the philosophy of authenticity should help the educator out of the problems that the Enlightenment project and some of its critics have created. While our integrative authenticity should rescue us from despair, it should also correct the possible immobilism occasioned by the interpretation of some postmodernist ...

The Bible Proves ''The Only Religion is Islam'

The Bible Proves ''The Only Religion is Islam'
As we look around us we find the world and admire the universe and we come to know that there is a Creator and also there is a power which controls this system systematically and the Creator, power is God which is Supreme. But peoples have different opinions about God. Some Say that he is an incarnation, some say he has a son, given birth to a human being, some say He begets not, nor is He begotten, etc etc.Some say Jesus is a son of god, some ...

Human rights group urges UK PM to search roots for ISIS' rise at home

Human rights group urges UK PM to search roots for ISIS' rise at home
A human rights body in Britain urged the UK Prime Minister David Cameron to search for the roots of the ISIS rise at home. The Islamic Human Rights Commission said in a statement here that “the PM would be better served by looking at Britain's own and wider western policy in the region which gave birth to ISIS.” The statement comes as an answer to the Prime Minister who recently accused some Islamic groups of supporting the ...

Philosophical Foundations of Happiness

Philosophical Foundations of Happiness
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HRW Condemns Saudi 'Slave' Treatment of Migrant Women

HRW Condemns Saudi 'Slave' Treatment of Migrant Women
Saudi Arabian families are abusing female migrant workers to the point of slavery and Riyadh needs to respond with sweeping labor and justice reforms, a major rights group said Tuesday. US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report released in Indonesia, the home country of thousands of female migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, that in the worst cases the women were "treated like virtual slaves." "In the best cases, migrant women in Saudi ...

KINDS OF LAW IN ISLAM

KINDS OF LAW IN ISLAM
Should we track man's daily conduct and his activities and attitudes, we will find it most difficult to count them. Every man produces hundreds of quotes and does hundreds of deeds. Within himself countless thoughts, ideas and feelings flow. For instance, he can eat, drink, sleep, marry, steal, commit adultery, kill, cheat, tell lies, pray, worship, monopolize, be kind to the destitute and orphans, laugh, become desperate, be pessimistic ...

Contributions of Islamic Scholars to the Scientific Enterprise

Contributions of Islamic Scholars to the Scientific Enterprise
Abstract This paper presents a discussion regarding the role that Muslim scholars played in the development of scientific thinking in the Middle Ages. It argues that the Muslims were not just the preservers of the ancient and Greek knowledge, but that they contributed original works to the different fields of science. They were inspired by the Islamic view of nature that is, mankind had a duty to ‘study nature in order to discover God and to ...

Justice in All Islamic Laws

Justice in All Islamic Laws
After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to quoting relevant matters from the Holy Qur'an, the traditions, and Nahjul Balaghah, and have at the same time given explanation of every verse and tradition because these will help project our view-point on relevant matters and their knowledge will be beneficial to the people in ...

Social Duties in Islam

Social Duties in Islam
These duties can be described as follows: THE DUTY OF MAN TOWARDS HIS PARENTSParents are the means of the creation of a child and the imparters of his initial education and training; therefore, the holy religion of Islam has placed a great deal of emphasis on children's obeying to them and on their respect to an extent that the Almighty Allah has commanded the people to be kind and generous to their parents right after mentioning Tawhid (the ...

Just Social System in Islam

Just Social System in Islam
We have made you (the true Muslims) a balanced nation, so that you could be an example for mankind(Surah al‑Baqarah, 2:142).What the Qur'an expressly desires is that the Islamic society should be a model for all those who want to lead a healthy and happy life. It should be a living testimony for the exalted principle that the way to live a healthy life and secure justice and fair‑play is not closed to human beings. It is they themselves who ...

Different Methodological Approaches to Spirituality

Different Methodological Approaches to Spirituality
By: Mohammad Ali ShomaliIn this paper we will review and briefly discuss different methodologies among Muslim scholars in studying spirituality in general and morality (akhlaq) in particular. In general, we can classify the attitudes of scholars into three main approaches:o The Philosophical Approacho The Mystical Approacho The Scriptural or Text-Based ApproachThe Philosophical ApproachMany Muslim scholars have found the outlook of some Greek ...

The Subject Matter: Ill Nature

The Subject Matter: Ill Nature
THE PROPHET OF ISLAM:"THE PERFECT EXEMPLAR"We all know that one of the most important factors of Islam's advancement was the perfect conduct of the Prophet of Islam (SAW). This fact is stated in the Glorious Qur'an where Allah Says:"And had you been rough, hard-hearted, they would certainly have dispersed from around you." (3:159)The Prophet of Allah (SAW) treated all people equally. His deep and indescribable love for humanity was perfectly ...

A Criticism of the Idea of Arab Nationalism

A Criticism of the Idea of Arab Nationalism
This article was presented as a paper at the World Seminar on "The Impact of Nationalism on the Ummah," London, Dhu al-Qi'dah 13 -- 16, 1405 (July 31 -- August 3, 1985), held by the Muslim Institute. The author is a scholar from Cairo, Egypt. The Arab nationalist propaganda has been increasingly voiced in recent months from many organs in several Arab countries, particularly Egypt. It was quite evident to observers of the Islamic movement that ...

Corporate Sponsored Education: The Limits Of Social Responsibility

Corporate Sponsored Education: The Limits Of Social Responsibility
The business sector increasingly subsidizes financially challenged institutions. Representative examples would include health care, major sports arenas, and penal facilities. Among the recent beneficiaries of corporate largesse are schools. Such assistance blurs social roles and raises serious moral concerns, especially those of moral agency. Education, more so than other social institutions, determines the kind of citizen and moral character a ...