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The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh

The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh
As mentioned earlier, the range of topics covered by Fiqh is very wide. It is therefore necessary to briefly acquaint oneself with the chapters and headings of these subjects. The only subjects which are outside the pale of Fiqh are the fundamentals and the Islamic ethics. It must be noted that the classification of the subjects under Fiqh was first organised by Muhaqqiq Hilli in his famous work 'SHARAE', and later, 'SHAHEED-E-AWWAL', glossed ...

The Status and Rights of Woman in Islam

The Status and Rights of Woman in Islam

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 ...

Those Whose Prayer Is Not Answered

Those Whose Prayer Is Not Answered
It has come in the traditions that the Prophet (S) has said. In my Ummat there are some people whose prayers are not accepted. Among them are those who pray for harm to their own parents. Then,, there are those who give loans and don't take a witness for these transaction. The third category is of such men who, when in disagreement with their spouses, reproach them continuously, instead of giving them divorce (Talaq) which is allowed to them by ...

Human Rights in Islam

Human Rights in Islam
The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial. During the recent decades, this problem was more political than either ethical or legal. Although the influence of political motives, rivalries, and considerations have made difficult the correct formulation of this problem , but this should not prevent thinkers and genuine humanists from probing into this problem and ...

Discrimination against Muslims at all-time high in Belgium

Discrimination against Muslims at all-time high in Belgium
A total of 166 out of 1,466 cases launched in connection with discrimination and racism-related offenses involve faith, according to the 2010 report prepared by Belgium's Center for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (CEOOR). (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Eighty-four percent of these cases are connected to Islam while only 2 percent concern Christianity and Judaism. The high number of cases of discrimination against Muslims is ...

Purity, Cleanliness and the Virtues of Good Food

Purity, Cleanliness and the Virtues of Good Food
Amir'ul-Mu'mineen ‘Ali (as) said, "The cleanliness of the head gets rid of the dirt from the body and gives light to the eyes. Wearing clean and tidy clothes keeps away cares and sadness from the person. It becomes a cause for the acceptance of the person's prayers. Taking regular bath and hygiene of the body keeps one in good health. People prefer the company of clean and tidy persons. Wearing a good perfume is very necessary. At least on ...

Divine Justice and the Problem of Evil

Divine Justice and the Problem of Evil
Ghulam Husayn AdeelDivine justice and the problem of evil is a fundamental question and one of the most discussed topics among theologians and philosophers in the last two thousand years. The most important reason for this attention given to the subject is that human beings have always been faced with natural and moral tragedies.Consequently, some philosophers have doubted God’s justice; others have denied the existence of God or believed ...

An Introduction to Edward Said’s Orientalism

An Introduction to Edward Said’s Orientalism
Haroon KhalidAuthor: Edward W. SaidPublisher: VintageYear: 1994 Orientalism by Edward Said is a cononical text of cultural studies in which he has challenged the concept of orientalism or the difference between east and west, as he puts it. He says that with the start of European colonization the Europeans came in contact with the lesser developed countries of the east. They found their civilization and culture very exotic, and established the ...

Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat
Ghulam Husayn AdeelDivine justice and the problem of evil is a fundamental question and one of the most discussed topics among theologians and philosophers in the last two thousand years. The most important reason for this attention given to the subject is that human beings have always been faced with natural and moral tragedies.Consequently, some philosophers have doubted God’s justice; others have denied the existence of God or believed ...

One Muslim has seven rights over other Muslims

One Muslim has seven rights over other Muslims
A person told to Imam Ja'far As-Sadiq (as), O Imam (as)! A person holds the Shi'a Faith and is a firm believer. But he has gone into reclusion and doesn't meet his friends and relatives.The Imam (as) said, "How will he learn about the matters of Religion if he runs away from company of people?" Then the Imam (as) added, "O people! You must regularly offer prayers in congregation at the mosque. You should try to meet pious and good persons. In ...

Two ships collide in Germany

Two ships collide in Germany
More than 400,000 liters of diesel fuel have leaked into the Elbe River in Germany after two ships collided. Peter Braun of Hamburg firefighters said that more than 100 people were working to stop the spread of the oil slick that was running for kilometers down the river. Apparently, the oil slick doesn't pose any threat to people, but authorities said that it was still too early to tell how it would affect the environment, AP reported. An ...

Shunning Good Food and Mystic Seclusion is contrary to the dictates of Allah

Shunning Good Food and Mystic Seclusion is contrary to the dictates of Allah
Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (as) narrates from the Prophet of Allah (S), This is a firm and decisive Faith! Scale its heights, but calmly! Don't put excessive weight of prayer on your bodies! Don't be like a rider who tires his animal by travelling more than it possibly can! It may fail to reach you to your destination! Satan has misguided some of our people and made them abstain from meat and other delicacies. Such abstention is against the ...

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws

Punishment for Theft in the Islamic Laws
Sin which is certainly a Greater one is stealing or thievery. Imam Riďa (a.s.) has included stealing among the Greater sins according to the tradition reported by Fazl Ibn Shazān. Amash says that Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) has related from the Holy Prophet (S) that he said, “A believer cannot commit fornication and a believer cannot steal.” (Wasa’il ul-Shia)Thus one who fornicates or steals is not a believer. Such a person is devoid ...

Ethics and Politics Relationship

Ethics and Politics Relationship
Politics has two faces—a smiling face that gives glad tidings of prosperity, power and authority, and a furious one that calls to mind power struggle, power worship, and injustice. It is owing to this that politics is likened to Janus,[329] the first mythological king of Latium.[330]The gods had bestowed the king with such powers of clairvoyance that he would see the past and the future in unison. It is for this reason that they used to ...

Treaty of Hudaybiya (627 A.D.)

Treaty of Hudaybiya (627 A.D.)
On the first day of the month of Thul-Qi’dah, of the same year, 5 A.H./March 27, 627 A.D., a month in which no fighting was to take place according to the ancient Arabian custom, the Prophet saw in a dream that he and his followers were mcircling the Ka’ba and performing all the rituals of the pilgrimage. The next morning, he communicated his dream to his followers who were very glad to have such good news. Particularly happy were the ...

Academics Discuss Problems to Study Islam

Academics Discuss Problems to Study Islam
Interpreting Islam edited by Hastings Donnan. Pub: Sage Publications, London, 2002. Pp: 196. Pbk: £18.95. By Laila Juma This small volume, fewer than 200 pages, is timely, coming soon after the September 11 attacks, which have brought Islam to the forefront of many minds in the West. Unlike many books rushed into the bookstores during the last few months, this is not an attempt to explain Islam to the uninformed (often by the uninformed); ...

Controlling Anger (Ghadhab)

Controlling Anger (Ghadhab)
By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini ...Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni), from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa, from Yunus, from Dawud ibn Farqad, who reports al ‘Imam al-Sadiq (A) to have said, “Anger is the key (that opens the door) to all kinds of vices.”[9][82] Exposition The great researcher Ahmad ibn Muhammad, popularly known as Ibn Maskawayh, in his book Taharat al-’a’raq, which is a fine book of rare ...

Issue of Badaa

Issue of Badaa
In another session, al-Mamoon invited him to debate Sulayman al-Maroozi, Khurasan's scientist in kalam(theology), and the debate between them dealt with some significant topics which were being debated then by scholars of the science of kalam, and the starting-point of the discussion was the issue of Badaa(change in an earlier divine ruling). The Holy Imam (A.S.) explained its sound meaning, indicating that the Sublime and Great God had ...

Human Rights in Islamic Perspectives

Human Rights in Islamic Perspectives
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