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Hasan ‘Azzām writes about the importance of experienced scholars issuing fatwás.
The author reviews a book about the future of Islam by ‘Abd al-Majīd al-Sharaī. While al-Sharafī calls to adapt Islam to modernism, Hoffmann refutes al-Sharafī’s argument, anticipating that Islam will prevail in the whole world, and Muslim Westerners shoulder the responsibility of spreading and...
The article presents fears over the performance of the press.
Zainab Abd al-Allāh comments on an article that promoted the marriage of Muslim women to Christian males. She cites the views of some Muslim scholars on this issue.
Muhammad al-Bāz criticizes well-known satellite Islamic preachers for concerning themselves with satisfying their sexual desires through their frequent marriages, despite calling on people to adopt an ascetic standard of living.
The article is based on an interview with the Islamic preacher Dr. Ṣafwat Ḥijāzī on the role played by religious TV satellite channels on spreading a so-called status of fatwá chaos.
Hibah al-Marmá reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars on the Fatwá that Muslims are forbidden to marry Israelis under the pretext that Israel is in a state of enmity with Arabs and Muslims.
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.
Prior to leaving to the United States for his annual visit, Pope Shenouda discusses a number of controversial issues in his weekly sermon. He stresses that the Coptic Orthodox Church opposes female circumcision, and called on Copts to cease the practice. He further stresses that donating blood to...
In his weekly sermon, Pope Shenouda urged Copts not to eat pork for health reasons and said that banks paying interest to depositors is Ḥalāl.
A Pakistani Fatwá regards the vaccination against polio as Ḥarām because it was discovered by two American Jewish scientists who, according to the Fatwá, created the vaccination in order to negatively impact the potency of Muslims.
al-Sayyid Yāsīn discusses the impact of what he calls the ‘jurisprudence of backwardness’ on the features of every-day life of Islamic societies. He believes that the impact of such narrow-mindedness in applying the Islamic Sharī‘ah affected almost all socio-political, economic and cultural aspects...
The author discusses weak hadīths they are accepted by most of the Muslims. He also talks about the fabricated and authentic hadīths on the hijāb and niqāb, and the status of woman.
Wafā’ Shu‘ayrah and Rajab al-Murshidī report on the opinions of different councilors and judges in Egypt.
‘Aṣfūr questioned how the Islamic Research Academy permitted a book written by Saudi Muftī Bin Bāz in which he delivered a Fatwá that prohibited women from working, and another book which states that ‘Urfī marriage is legitimate and that official marriage contracts are a fad that do not exist in...
The article sheds light on ‘Urfī marriages and the necessity of the Azhar institutions to interfere to deliver Fatwás showing the right path to the confused youths and to prevent the spread of corruption in the society.
Al-Wafd and al-Usboa papers are positive toward the Yemeni Shaykh al-Habib al-Gafri and against the decision to deport him. Sout al-Ummah, however, believes that better than deporting him would be to disclose his deception. al-Musawwar interviews him on the reasons behind his deportation and his...
Many hadīth were falsified over time. Islam is a religion that needs a renaissance to reveal its true image.
Hafīz Sa‘d writes about a recent document entitled ‘Al-Ikhwān wa-al-Dīmūqrātīyah’ [Reviewer: Muslim Brotherhood and democracy], written by Dr. Mahmūd Ghazlān, a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s executive office who is also known as the number three man in the group’s leadership...

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