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  • The Similarities Between Islamic Arts And Islamic Art

    In this essay, it discusses that the origins of Islamic art are not what most people might think compared to art of other regions. Some of the main idea’s this essay explains is that Islamic art in itself is an oxymoron; it can even be considered un-Islamic. A popular Muslim belief once was that art was unacceptable. Many Muslims used the teachings of the Koran to justify their beliefs that art was against their religion. The author explains to us that Muslims had a distaste for all things art,…

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  • Kitab Al-Kindi Universalism

    knowledge from the conservative perspective of the Hadith scholars and then from the collective epistemology of al-Kindi demonstrates this transition. Eventually this largely impacts the universalism of Islamic philosophy and the search for the ultimate reality within Muslim scripture. The first source that mentions the value of knowledge is the XIX. Kitab al-‘Ilm: [Book of Knowledge] with commentary by Sunan Abu Dawud. This excerpt is from the Hadith which is defined as the account of the…

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  • The Significance Of The Quran And The Quran 17: 9

    Second, Allah challenged the Arabs and mankind in general to produce even a chapter equivalent to one of the Quran 's chapters, and their inability to do so proves its miraculous nature. This is not so in the case of hadith qudsi. Third, the recitation of the Quran is used in salah and is itself considered a form of worship. The Prophet said, “Whoever reads a letter from the book of Allah, the Most High, will get a good deed, and each good deed is worth ten times its…

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  • Men's Islam Analysis

    “So there are two quite different Islams, an Islam that is in some sense a women’s Islam and an official, textual Islam, a men’s Islam” (37). Leila Ahmed writes talks about this idea of a “men’s” and a “women’s” Islam in her article “A Border Passage from Cairo to America- A Women’s Journey.” In thus articles she notices that there tends to be a division between the Islam of men and the Islam of women. “Men’s Islam” is primary written and concerned with the idea of orthopraxy, or right practice…

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  • The Stories Of Al Khidr From The Sufi Perspective

    therefore the concept of sainthood is negated in Islam as it negates the prophet hood of Muhammad (ﷺ) being the final messenger and anyone who claims to possess divine knowledge is a disbeliever. Bibliography Al-Bukhari, Sahih. Vol. 1, Book 10, Hadith 575 http://sunnah.com/bukhari/9/77 (accessed December 23,…

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  • Ibn Al Qayyim Analysis

    the larger interest of the society. In this connection he infers especially from hadith al-`itq (tradition of emancipation). A jointly owned slave was freed by one of the masters, but the other master refused to do so. The Holy Prophet (SAW) decreed that the just value of the slave be assessed and the other partner be asked to accept his share of it. When it was done, the slave was freed. After quoting this hadith, Ibn al-Qayyim writes that this tradition provides a basis for the rule that…

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  • The Principle Of Intention (Niya)

    action, and the intentions behind the action: apparent and hidden. The Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) said: "Actions are judged according to the intention behind them, and for everyone is what he intended." The Islamic legal maxim of intention affirmed the hadith verbatim and states, “Acts are judged by their goals and purposes”, and was documented in article two of the Ottoman Mejelle. The legal maxim of intention significantly…

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  • Importance Of Fatwa In Islamic Law

    word ‘fatwa’ derives from the root word afta, which means ‘clarification’ and ‘explanation’. It is the explanation and interpretation of Islamic law for any question or problem. Fatwa can be called as the Islamic ruling or verdict. It has a significant place in Islamic law. It is treated as an instrument, which helps in the growth of Islamic laws and their reasoning. It is a practice by the followers of Islam which is based on some principals, procedures, certain schemes and discipline and all…

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  • Quran Gender Equality

    Asma Barlas performed a workshop on Islam and Autonomy, she showed a picture of a Burqa-clad woman which raised the question “does the Qur’an support gender equality?” Barlas raises many issues addressing her research subject about what the Quran says about patriarchy. I will be discussing Barlas arguments in depth and viewing whether the Quran truly treats males and females equally. In summary of Barlas article she states, if cultural modes represent differentiation then what better maker on…

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  • Hadith Mawda Influences

    not possible in some cases. For example, in India, Hadith are considered very important. Bhatty brings up an excellent point, however. Some of the situations in the Hadith relate directly to situations that took place in India “with which the Prophet just could not have been acquainted” and therefore have subsequently been deemed untrue (Bhatty, 1994). This, however, poses a question on the completely opposite end: what if some of these Hadith were written without pure heart but, rather, with…

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