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July, 2016

  • 16 July

    eHawza International Islamic School of Theology

    eHawza is an electronic Hawza program (Islamic Seminary) in the English language...

  • 13 July

    Ziyarah (visitation) according to Sunnis and Shiah


    Ziyarah {Visitation} and the Laws Pertaining to the Graves and Mosques According to the Shi`ah and Wahhabis Wahhabis think that ziyarah, like shafa’ah, is a polytheistic act of seeking intermediation, and renders a person outside the pale of religion. This is while ziyarah, according to the Ahl as-Sunnah, has been ...

  • 9 July

    Article: Divine Judgment versus Human Judgment

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    Divine (Allah’s) Judgment (Hokm) versus Human Judgment (Hokm) Authors(s): Dr. Hatem Abu Shahba Translator(s): Jerrmein Abu Shahba This article analyzes and clarifies the difference between the divine judgment (hokm) versus the human judgment, using evidence from the Holy Quran and examples from Islamic history and Sunnah. The author tackles this ...

  • 5 July

    Zakatul-Fitr (Fitra) and Who Receives Fitra

    According to the Islamic law, Fitra becomes incumbent when the new moon of Shawwal is sighted...

  • 3 July

    Unity of Horizon for Establishing the New Crescent

    Of late many have questioned whether ‘unity of horizon’ (ittiḥād al-ufuq) is a condition for determining the new crescent or not...

June, 2016

  • 25 June

    Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Destiny + Rites

    Millions of people especially in Iran have observed the Laylat al-Qadr (the Night of Destiny), which represents a great chance for Muslims during the holy fasting month of Ramadan to purify their souls and further focus on the spiritual aspects of life. People from all walks of life gathered inside ...

  • 20 June

    Bahrain Revokes Citizenship of Ayatollah Isa Qassim

    Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of the country’s most Sheikh Isa Qassim, a move which could further complicate the social unrest in the tiny Persian Gulf Arab state...

  • 20 June

    A Brief Biography of Imam Hassan (as)

    Imam Hasan the eldest son of Imam `Ali and Hadrat Fatimah was born on Tuesday, 15th Ramadan 3 AH...

  • 18 June

    Standards in the Halal Foods Industry

    There is widespread agreement that the halal foods industry needs much clearer and stronger standards...

  • 14 June

    Islamic Banking and Finance International Conference

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    Islamic Banking and Finance Conference “Between Islamic Legal Thinking and Modern Financial Rules” 9 July 2016, Venue: Oxford, UK, inquiries@oiibf.org.uk The conference pursues the theme of culmination of theories that are meant to develop the qualitative and quantitave expansion of the Islamic finance as well as the realities faced by ...

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