Ethics 3.1 Purpose of Life and Justice in the Sharī’ah Introduction This series of articles explores Muslim views on conflict and suffering. It looks at how Muslim attitudes to conflict and peace are influenced by [read on…]
Issues which arise after the time of Revelation for which there is no specific text: Al-Masālih Al-Mursalah and how Islam is applicable in every age.
All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all existence. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger Muhammad, his family, his Companions and all those who follow his Sunnah precisely. Al-Masālih [read on…]
1.2 Sharī’ah Law Sharī’ah in the language means “a path to a watering hole”. In Islamic usage, it means: The Islamic Religious Law revealed by Allāh (Almighty God) which governs all the affairs of society for [read on…]
Makkah 1926 CE: The ruler of Saudi Arabia, King ‘Abdul-‘Azīz Āl Sa’ūd (1876-1953 CE, رحمه الله) laid down as the constitution of the Kingdom the following: “All of the laws of the Kingdom will be [read on…]
Terms: Khawaarij: A deviant sect that arose in the time of the Companions of the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihi wassallam). They declared Muslims to be unbelievers based upon the commission of sins. They also held it [read on…]