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The article analyzes Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī’s book ‘Islam and Civil Statehood.’
The article is based on a listing of articles that tackle two controversial fatwás issued by two prominent Islamic scholars. The first Fatwá was issued by Dr. ‘Izzat ‘Atīyah, the head of the Hadīth Department of the Faculty of Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] at the Azhar University. The...
Separation of executive, judicial and legislative authorities is one of the bases of the civil state. Many people believe that this separation is the invention of Western civilization not Islamic civilization. In fact, this is not true. This separation appeared for the first time in the first...
Amīna Wadoud, a professor of Islamic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, led the Islamic prayer service before a mixed congregation of nearly 150 men and women at an Anglican church in New York City. Muslim scholars unanimously agreed that it is categorically forbidden for women to lead...
How could Sufism, which has been penetrated by some pretenders and impostors, return to its golden age? Real Sufism is synonymous with spiritual and mental purity, out of the love for God and His messenger, away from any sentiments of envy, venom, hatred or grudges. Sufism has been penetrated by...
Last Friday, Amīna Wadoud, an associate professor of Islamic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, led about 150 men and women in prayers in New York City, amid growing opposition from several Islamic organizations.
When Pope John Paul II paid a historic visit to Syria in 2001, he entered the Umayyad Mosque, where Muslims used to head right and Christians used to head left for prayer during the 7th century.
The author refers to a book by Dr. Abd al-Mu‘ṭī Bayyūmī entitled, ‘Al-Islām wa-al-Dawlah al-Madanīyah,’ [Islam and the Civil State] which condemns the narrow view and intolerance of some Islamic groups.
Religious education in Egypt is no longer exclusive to Azharian schools and institutes but there are schools that call themselves ‘Islamic’ that advertise their intentions to offer education in an Islamic manner.
Jābir ‘Asfūr reviews the book written by Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī entitled, ‘Islam wa al-Dawlah al-Madaniyah’ [Islam and the Civil State], which considers an Islamic state and the human rights and civil liberties that this state enforces.,

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