Khilafa [the rule of a caliph, a successor of Mohammed who holds both worldly and religious responsibilities], the republic, monarchy; these are different forms of government systems. Which of them represents the Islamic system? Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa, the Islamic thinker, expresses his...
The author addresses the issue of whether the concept of Shūrá in Islamic thought differs from the concept of democracy in the West.
few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat
Hijāzī, issued a fatwá
urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide.
The fatwá was severely
condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim
world, as incorrect and
terrorist in nature.
The article deals with the ideologies of a group of Muslims who call themselves "the Qur’ānites" who believe only in the Qur’ān and deny the sunna [the Prophet Muhammad’s tradition] altogether.
The Ibn Khaldoun Center is nowadays spreading its opinions through a series of seminars it organized under the title “Renewing Religious Discourse.” The center puts forward suspicious ideas declaring that the Islamic thought needs to be reformed because it is not based on a valid logic. Al-Liwaa’...
Associating religion with a certain regime or institution wrongs religion and turns it into a mere temporary and worldly formula that stops at personal conflicts and financial interests. True religion does not focus on establishing regimes but cares in the first place about planting the true faith...