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Posts Tagged ‘Sharia’

The Ismail Faruqi Award Presentation Ceremony (1)

- Anwar Ibrahim This bi-annual award to IIU scholars who produce outstanding, excellent and exemplary academic work was established in honour of the memory of al-marhum Professor Ismail Raji al-Faruqi who, during his lifetime, had made profound and... Read More

Islam and the Tehran Hostages (0)

- Certainly no Muslim may question the following principles, since they are Qur'anic and the Qur'an is for Muslims the only ultimate authority. These principles are not unique to Islam; rather, they represent some of the highest ethical standards of... Read More

Why Islam? (4)

- Within Islam it is both legitimate and right to ask the question: "why Islam?" Every tenet in Islam is subject to analysis and contention. No other religion is willing to subject its basic fundamentals of faith to such questioning. For example, Saint... Read More

Review of “Islam in the Modern National State” by Erwin I. J. Rosenthal (0)

- Islam in the Modern National State by Erwin I. J. Rosenthal. Cambridge: The University Press, 1965. pp. 416. $10.50 Review by Isma'il Raji al-Faruqi The problem of the relationship of Islam to the national state and the confrontation of its Law... Read More