9. Azhar Scholars Front reveals inconsistency in Ṭanṭāwī’s Fatwás concerning bank interest
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Muhammad al-Bihiri, Ahmad Rajab
The article sheds light on the Azhar Scholars Front’s statement which reveals that the Grand ImāmShaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī has been inconsistent as far as his fatwas concerning bank interest are concerned. The statement shows that although he permitted it recently, in 1989 Ṭanṭāwī issued a Fatwá declaring that interest is a Ribā, that is Ḥarām.
Four Egyptian editors have been sentenced to a one-year jail sentence with hard labor and given fines for publishing false information about President Husnī Mubārak suffering from a serious health condition to undermine national security. The following report discusses the reactions of the four journalists and also those of a number of prominent journalists and writers in Egypt.
16. The religious extremism and the culture of violence Takfīr depended on heritage-based Fatwás that stuck to Islam and tarnished it with terrorism
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Dr. Muhammad al-Sa‘id Mushtahari
Dr. Muhammad al-Sa‘īd Mushtaharī criticizes Islamic satellite channels for depending on dubious Islamic heritage – Ḥadīths or Fatwás – in preaching. He believes that such materials are the main reasons for accusing Islam of being a religion of terrorism.
This article deals with the relationship between the Qur’ān and the Sunnah, as well as the role of the Sunnah in Islamic theology. It sheds light on some movements that aim at destroying religion by calling to eliminate the use of the Sunnah.