Resorting to the private sector to cover a deficit in public funds is unquestionably permissible is Shari`ah. However, Muslim scholars debate whether the government may impose taxes on the public or b
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
Philanthropic Waqf is the second kind of Waqf. It aims at supporting the poor segment of the society and all activities that are of interest to the community such as public utilities, the poor and nee
Since individuals may experience unique circumstances that may hinder their ability to comply or warrant special considerations, the scholars have pointed out several factors that the faqih (jurist) m
Fiqh of Muslim minorities is denied by some people while others take it beyond its limits. Thus, this is a field in which to seek moderation as it needs to establish its foundations.
"Women are deficient in intellect." These words, quoted from a famous hadith, have been gleefully used by many Muslim men to demean and belittle women, implying that they are, by nature, inferior.It i
The teachings of Shari`ah are synergetic. They create synergy between people, where they help one another to promote the good and remove the evil. Shari`ah also establishes synergy between people and
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