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The Massacre of Karbala': A Historical Analysis

The Massacre of Karbala': A Historical Analysis

Journey back in history to revisit one of the most controversial and misconstrued events in Islamic history: The Massacre of Karbala.Are Sunnis 'on the side of Yazid' or 'on the side of Husayn'? Who i
Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014 15:47

ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism

ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism
In a letter addressed to the leader of the so-called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, more than 100 scholars, thinkers, preachers and activists discussed and refuted a number of principles an
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 02:31

Discussing ISIL's Takfir Doctrine

Discussing ISIL's Takfir Doctrine
The following discussion of ISIL's ideology in this regard is part of a lengthy and detailed letter signed by over 100 of scholars, intellectuals and preachers to the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghd
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 15:27

Literalists' Approach and Complications (1/3)

Literalists' Approach and Complications (1/3)
Modern literalist scholars rigidly follow the literal meanings of texts and disregard their deeper meanings and objectives. Find out more
Last Updated on Sunday, 12 October 2014 16:26

Justice and Objectives of Shari`ah

Justice and Objectives of Shari`ah
Justice, or `adl, does not specifically appear in the list of maqasid (objectives of shari`ah) in the writings of the early Muslim scholars. The possible reason for this is that early scholars have mo
Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 11:12

How Islam Solves the Problem of Spinsterhood

How Islam Solves the Problem of Spinsterhood
Moreover, some parents may require the bridegroom to have such and such savings in banks. These paralyzing stipulations and unnecessary demands make it too difficult for young men to establish their o
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:00

Democracy: One of the Objectives of Shari`ah?

Democracy: One of the Objectives of Shari`ah?
Is it really possible to include democracy among the main objectives of Shari`ah? Find out ...
Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 12:42

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