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Extremism and Terrorism

Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad. Allah the Almighty said, “And thus we have made you a just community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will be a witness over you.” Imam al-Tabari said about this verse, “Allah described this nation as a […]

The Prohibition of Suicide

Human soul is a divine blessing bestowed upon people, thus humans are not allowed to hurt nor kill themselves, for suicide is generally forbidden and severely punished in all religions; because it is a form of injustice practiced against oneself. Thus, none of the religious texts permitted suicide, no matter how painful the oppression some […]

Do ‘miracles’ prove the correctness of a person’s methodology?

In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, by whose grace good deeds are completed, and may peace and blessings be upon our leader and our Prophet, Muhammad, and upon his family and his companions. To proceed: The discussion of this issue encompasses some important points: 1. […]

The Prohibition against Kidnapping and Hostage-Taking

In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, Most Merciful The phenomenon of kidnapping and taking hostages is not something particular to this day and age; rather, it is something mankind has known throughout history. In this day and age, however, it has become more prevalent and because some Muslims have resorted to these methods […]

The accusation of disbelief and the principles that restrict it

All praise is due to only Allah, and may the prayers of peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Prophet (pbuh) Muḥammad his family and his companions, As to what follows: So the accusation of disbelief (takfīr) involves applying the ruling of disbelief to a Muslim for a reason that is legitimately sanctioned by […]

Religious misunderstanding and idleness are the prime causes for terrorism

The presence of violence in any society indicates that this society suffers from a cultural crisis due to lack of dialogue and understanding. Public libraries and universities as educational institutions seeking to raise cultural awareness, insisting that education and community development must have a profound role in this issue in order to fulfill the objectives […]

The Prohibition of Suicide

The human soul is a divine blessing bestowed upon people, thus humans are not allowed to hurt nor kill themselves, for suicide is generally forbidden and severely punished in all religions; because it is a form of injustice practiced against oneself. Thus, none of the religious texts permitted suicide, no matter how painful the oppression […]

Extremism and Terrorism

Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad. Allah the Almighty said, “And thus we have made you a just community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will be a witness over you.” Imam al-Tabari said about this verse, “Allah described this nation as a […]

The Disadvantages of extremism and fanaticism in religion

Extremism: is overstepping the limit of moderation. Fanaticism is overstepping the limit, as Ibn Hajar said: “Exaggeration in doing a thing, that leads one to exceed the limits.” Thus, we can say that extremism is transgression, overdoing things beyond what Allah – the Almighty – has commanded. And Islam condemns extremism in all its forms. […]

Apparent evidences in the prohibition of terrorism

Praise be to Allah , who bestowed Islam as a religion upon His slaves, and made it His last immortal message until the Day of Resurrection, which He legislated all that benefits people in this world and the Hereafter, and warned them of all what corrupts their religion and harms their interests; He forbade them […]