Category Archives: Shariah

Well-trodden Paths – a look at the Shari’ah

By Sheikh Daoud Rosser-Owen Amir, AOBM The famous Tudor dramaturge, Christopher Marlowe, wrote circa 1592 to the Prologue of his play The Jew of Malta, “I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance”. While … Continue reading

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Up To Four? And Independent Modern Women

By Paul S Armstrong “If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans, marry women of your choice, two, or three, or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to … Continue reading

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Images in Islam

By Paul S Armstrong The ban on images is not a universal one and views on this vary a great deal due to context and interpretation. Islam shuns idolatry of any kind whether external or even more importantly, internal (e.g. pride, … Continue reading

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Why can’t I denounce Hamas…?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Why can’t I denounce Hamas, without being seen by some as anti-Palestinian and confused about Islam? Yet, the very same people who accuse me, deny Israel’s right to exist and even Hamas’ crimes against their own … Continue reading

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Historical Launching of Fatwa Against Terrorism

Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, the founding leader and patron-in-chief of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, has issued his detailed edict (Fatwa) against terrorism which consists of more than 600 pages. The launching ceremony of the Fatwa was held on March 2, 2010 in … Continue reading

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Was Ayesha A Six-Year-Old Bride?

The Ancient Myth Exposed by T.O. Shanavas A Christian friend asked me once, “Will you marry your seven year old daughter to a fifty year old man?” I kept my silence. He continued, “If you would not, how can you … Continue reading

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Removing the Silence on Domestic Violence

The title says it all: Removing the Silence on Domestic Violence, a sermon by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. Recorded on February 20, 2009 in San Ramon California. http://www.zaytuna.org , http://www.arabicintensive.org , http://www.zaytunacollege.org

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