All posts tagged: jurisprudence

Education in Pakistan is Inadequate and Corrupted, Causing Misery and Preventing Progress

Since the creation of Pakistan, education has been woefully neglected and corrupted, leading to tens of millions our sons and daughters being deprived of an education that Islam has mandated as a right for them. A British colonialist education has divided empirical sciences from Islamic education to form two separate institutions, main stream schools and […]

The Current Man-Made System of Judiciary Ensures that Might is Right and Justice is Delayed

The most profound and detailed jurisprudence in human history is that of Islam. From the time of the Messenger of Allah (saw) Islam is characterized by its swift and fair justice. So, the Messenger of Allah (saw) personally inspected the markets and judging upon fraud and cheating. Islam did not enforce punishment in the case […]

“The Impossible State” Book: Fallacies, Delusions, and Impossible Imaginations

On “The Interview” program, on December 12 and 19, 2021, Al Jazeera broadcasted an interview with Dr. Wael Hallaq in two episodes about his book, The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament. The book was published by Dr. Hallaq in English in 2012. It was translated by Dr. Amr Othman into Arabic, then […]

Tafseer: Al-Baqarah (2: 219-220)

From the book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: [يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ الْخَمْرِ وَالْمَيْسِرِ قُلْ فِيهِمَا إِثْمٌ كَبِيرٌ وَمَنَافِعُ لِلنَّاسِ وَإِثْمُهُمَآ أَكْبَرُ مِن نَّفْعِهِمَا وَيَسْأَلُونَكَ مَاذَا يُنفِقُونَ قُلِ الْعَفْوَ كَذَلِكَ يُبيِّنُ اللّهُ لَكُمُ الآيَاتِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَفَكَّرُونَ * فِي […]

FB Q&A: The Saying “The Well-being of Human Bodies Takes Precedence Over the Well-being of Religions”

Question: Assalamu Alaikum our eminent Ameer, These days, we are faced with a phrase that is repeated by different segments of society, about the issue of distance in prayer, as they invoke what indicates that it is a jurisprudence rule that (the well-being of (human) bodies takes precedence over the well-being of religions)! Could you […]

The Difference in Horizons (Ikhthilaf Al-Matali’): Its reality and effect

It is stated in the book, “Fiqh of the Four Madhahib” إذا ثبتت رؤية الهلال بقطر من الأقطار وجب الصوم على سائر الأقطار، لا فرق بين القريب من جهة الثبوت والبعيد إذا بلغهم من طريق موجب للصوم. ولا عبرة باختلاف مطلع الهلال مطلقاً عند ثلاثة من الأئمة (الحنفية والمالكية والحنابلة)؛ أما الشافعية فقالوا: إذا ثبتت […]

Q&A: The Punishment of Muhsan Zani [the married adulterer] in Islam

Question: Assalamualaikum War. Wab. yes Sheikh wa Amiruna. I would like to ask a question, hopefully you will answer it. Regarding the death penalty for Muhson, is Qothie categorized in Fiqh Islam? There are some scholars such as Sheikh Abu Zahrah who do not categorize it as Hudud punishment. It is even supported by Sheikh […]