ISIS Isnt-Isnt: The faulty logic of opportunism

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Even to hasten the arrival of a caliphate by democratic means—for example by voting for political candidates who favor a caliphate—is shirk. The authorities should continue to seek to establish clear lines of authority and responsibility for the treatment of suspects and detainees. Here’s the story in a nutshell (the lengthy appeals court decision is attached and I’ve excerpted it below): Young Moroccan couple wed in arranged marriage (remember Morocco is supposed to be super modern with super reformed Islam with super benevolent western educated king [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_VI_of_Morocco]).

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History of India: Pt. 2

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Sharia Law is well-documented in the 1,200 page Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law, “The Reliance of the Traveler” by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri, and published in the United States by Amana Publications. Muslims believe that the Qur'an is the Word of God, as dictated to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. They never memorized it, they do not know how to read and recite Qur'an properly with rules and regulations. Ten groups amongst Male Heirs are entitled as follows: There are six fractions of shares mentioned in the Quran: viz; for two or more daughters; for two or more son’s daughters; for two or more sisters; for two or more half- sister; for two or more of mother’s children; for the mother in the absence of child, or son’s child or two or more brothers or sisters; some times for the grand father when there are brothers and sisters, For one of the four sets of females mentioned above when she is alone. for the husband when his wife leaves no issue. for the husband when the wife leaves children; for the mother when the deceased leaves children or two or more brothers and sisters; for the grandmother when the deceased leaves children or two or more brothers and sisters; for the son’s daughter when the deceased has one daughter; for two or mother’s children; When a father and spouse are alive, after assigning the respective shares due to them, One Third of the Remainder will be assigned to the mother.

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Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt

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WHEREAS the age-old human aspiration for a just world order wherein people could live, develop and prosper in an environment free from fear, oppression, exploitation and deprivation, remains largely unfulfilled; the Divine Mercy unto mankind reflected in its having been endowed with super-abundant economic sustenance is being wasted, or unfairly or unjustly withheld from the inhabitants of the earth; Allah (God) has given mankind through His revelations in the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah of His Blessed Prophet Muhammad an abiding legal and moral framework within which to establish and regulate human institutions and relationships; the human rights decreed by the Divine Law aim at conferring dignity and honour on mankind and are designed to eliminate oppression and injustice; by virtue of their Divine source and sanction these rights can neither be curtailed, abrogated or disregarded by authorities, assemblies or other institutions, nor can they be surrendered or alienated; a) in God, the Beneficent and Merciful, the Creator, the Sustainer, the Sovereign, the sole Guide of mankind and the Source of all Law; b) in the Vicegerency (Khilafah) of man who has been created to fulfill the Will of God on earth; c) in the wisdom of Divine guidance brought by the Prophets, whose mission found its culmination in the final Divine message that was conveyed by the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) to all mankind; d) that rationality by itself without the light of revelation from God can neither be a sure guide in the affairs of mankind nor provide spiritual nourishment to the human soul, and, knowing that the teachings of Islam represent the quintessence of Divine guidance in its final and perfect form, feel duty-bound to remind man of the high status and dignity bestowed on him by God; e) in inviting all mankind to the message of Islam; f) that by the terms of our primeval covenant with God our duties and obligations have priority over our rights, and that each one of us is under a bounden duty to spread the teachings of Islam by word, deed, and indeed in all gentle ways, and to make them effective not only in our individual lives but also in the society around us; g) in our obligation to establish an Islamic order: i) wherein all human beings shall be equal and none shall enjoy a privilege or suffer a disadvantage or discrimination by reason of race, colour, sex, origin or language; ii) wherein all human beings are born free; iii) wherein slavery and forced labour are abhorred; iv) wherein conditions shall be established such that the institution of family shall be preserved, protected and honoured as the basis of all social life; v) wherein the rulers and the ruled alike are subject to, and equal before, the Law; vi) wherein obedience shall be rendered only to those commands that are in consonance with the Law; vii) wherein all worldly power shall be considered as a sacred trust, to be exercised within the limits prescribed by the Law and in a manner approved by it, and with due regard for the priorities fixed by it; viii) wherein all economic resources shall be treated as Divine blessings bestowed upon mankind, to be enjoyed by all in accordance with the rules and the values set out in the Qur’an and the Sunnah; ix) wherein all public affairs shall be determined and conducted, and the authority to administer them shall be exercised after mutual consultation (Shura) between the believers qualified to contribute to a decision which would accord well with the Law and the public good; x) wherein everyone shall undertake obligations proportionate to his capacity and shall be held responsible pro rata for his deeds; xi) wherein everyone shall, in case of an infringement of his rights, be assured of appropriate remedial measures in accordance with the Law; xii) wherein no one shall be deprived of the rights assured to him by the Law except by its authority and to the extent permitted by it; xiii) wherein every individual shall have the right to bring legal action against anyone who commits a crime against society as a whole or against any of its members; (a) secure unto mankind deliverance from every type of exploitation, injustice and oppression, (b) ensure to everyone security, dignity and liberty in terms set out and by methods approved and within the limits set by the Law; Do hereby, as servants of Allah and as members of the Universal Brotherhood of Islam, at the beginning of the Fifteenth Century of the Islamic Era, affirm our commitment to uphold the following inviolable and inalienable human rights that we consider are enjoined by Islam. a) Human life is sacred and inviolable and every effort shall be made to protect it.

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Islam and the Economic Challenge (Islamic Economics)

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Traditional marriage is a contract arranged between heads of households. If she claims that she was raped and is unable to prove her case, then she will probably receive severe punishment, because she would be assumed guilty of making a false accusation. If it does, then in the Arabic text of Surah 24:35, Allah is himself a reflected light! Today they survive in isolated communities in Algeria, Oman, and Zanzibar, without political influence. Similarly, if after the excuse is over, he firmly decides to give qadha, but is unable to do so because of some fresh excuse during that short time, he will follow the above rule. 1716.

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Ottoman Connections to the Malay World

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Second, the enclave cannot supersede the constitutionally protected rights of the citizens of a state. Halal meats and poultry are blessed as they're hand-slaughtered, but do they taste different? As for the Islamic Republic, only when its context is 100 percent Islamic will it be really realised. Behold there was a fettered man beside Abu Musa. The researcher may or may not share that view. The PhD degree is conferred in recognition of marked ability and scholarship in some relatively broad field of knowledge.

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Law and the Islamization of Morocco Under the Almoravids:

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Abu Daud Sulayman ibn al-Ash`ath al-Sijistani, Muhammad Mahdi Sharif. This richness is one of the factors that give Islamic Law the ability to develop, grow, and respond to the growth of human civilization. One example of isthisan is cited as follows: If a well is contaminated it may not be used for ritual purification. The majority believed in choosing from the closest companions of Prophet Muhammad while others sought guidance in political and religous matters from Hazart Ali, Prophet Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law.

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Sharia Versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism

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A: The bank may not be party to sharing the loss arising from money it has made available to businessmen by way of a silent partnership. Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. The majority of Muslims in Germany have no German citizenship and are therefore excluded from the right to vote and actively participate in the political sphere—the basis of real integration into German society. 42)Blaschke (2004), 113.

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The Search for God's Law: Islamic Jurisprudence in the

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The religious tribunal’s input had no legal standing, but she adds that it did help speed things along. “When I went to my attorney and filed for divorce in the court system, I presented [the religious court ruling] – because it’s a notarized document,” Salem says. “[The attorney] said, ‘This is fantastic. This man - as you can see - not only provoked violence around the world because of his writings, but there were many people that were killed around the world and honouring the man who has blood on his hands, sort of because of what he did, honouring him I think is going a bit too far."

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Ebu’s-su`ud: The Islamic Legal Tradition (Jurists: Profiles

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If society finds it useful to punish murderers, laws will be developed to punish them. Marriage, therefore, became a contract between a woman and the man she had chosen to marry, and the dowry became a gift to her, rather than to her father. To provide even the most basic commodities such as electricity, gas and water it is a hassle and something western democracy has failed to give or provide us even till today, this is why we find the population resorting to crime, effectively leading to mass corruption and depression.

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Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia Volume 3:

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According to the Qur'an and later traditions, God appointed humankind as his vice regents (caliphs) on earth, thus entrusting them with the grave responsibility of fulfilling his scheme for creation. He wrote that it is impossible to force anyone to acquire the kind of faith that is required by Islam, just as 'it is not possible to spank a child into solving an arithmetical problem. There is a narrower definition of Islam which is used, which is, those who follow the teachings of the prophet Muhammad.

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