In Islam, it is important for an authority figure to be established in the community to maintain the common welfare of people by stimulating progress, settling disputes, protecting boundaries, and ensuring that the dictates of the Shari’ah are duly implemented. This is evident in our history.
Soon after the Muslims migrated to Madinah and joined their hosts to form a … Continue Reading
Tyranny – A Sign or A Disaster?
The term ‘tyrant’ is commonly used to describe the ruthless and fanatic rulers of the past. However, with the evolution of man, the concept of tyranny has also evolved. Nowadays, the term ‘tyrant’ is used liberally, frequently making headlines. It must be understood that this tyranny did not occur overnight.
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Islam has been facing various oppositions and challenges since its inception. Orientalism is one of them. Many orientalists who studied Islamic civilization, history, doctrines, legislations, Arabic language, Islamic art, etc. have misinterpreted various aspects of Islam, and many have misrepresented Islam too.
The Qur’an is one of the many aspects of Islam that the orientalists debate on. They claim that … Continue Reading
Spain, a kingdom that held a large part of the Iberian Peninsula, was known for its robust land and people. History recalls it being constantly exploited by various empires― starting from the Romans who stole its riches, followed by the Germans, and finally the Visigoths. These kingdoms ruled the land of Spain with slavery and savagery. Their laws … Continue Reading
The world has been taken over by a storm with emerging concepts like secularism and atheism. Although both are considered to be distinct from each other, there seems to be a major overlap between them, which– we’ll learn– is of serious concern.
Secularism vs Atheism
Secularism seeks to separate the governing society from what one personally believes in or worships. … Continue Reading
The term orientalism originates from the Latin term ‘Oriens’, in reference to East. It is the western scholarly discipline of the 18th and 19th centuries that studies the language, literature, history, and religion of Asian societies.
The study of Islam and the Muslim world by the orientalists has resulted in a misinterpretation of the religion, projecting … Continue Reading
Secularism is a new ideology or movement that seeks to isolate religion from the state. It places a lot of significance on worldly matters and pleasures, creating an implication that the world is the only objective in life, while neglecting and overlooking the Hereafter.
Education based on secularism aims at change and development without the intervention of religious aspects. Islam … Continue Reading