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Fiqh Council Eidul Fitr Announcement

Fiqh Council Eidul Fitr Announcement The Fiqh Council of North America recognizes astronomical calculation as an ... Read More

Fatwā regarding Ṣalāt al-Eid in light of COVI...

Fiqh Council of North America Fatwā regarding Ṣalāt al-Eid in light of COVID-19 lockdown All praise is due... Read More

Fiqh Council Advisory

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful , the Most Compassionate. The Fiqh Council of North America reiterates: ... Read More

Fatwa Related to Ramadan and Eidul Fitr 1441

Fiqh Council of North America The Fiqh Council is praying with the Muslim Community that we all reach Ramadan in... Read More

Janazah during COVID-19

Written by: Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah Default Janazah rulings are not possible at this stage.Janazah can be done by o... Read More

Washing the Deceased during COVID-19

Written by: Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah Mass Janazahs and burials are permitted. Currently CDC allows Ghusal with s... Read More

Prayer and Funeral Issues Pertaining to COVID-19

Prepared by Dr. Yasir Qadhi– Adopted by the Fiqh Council General Body Meeting on March 24, 2020 Fiqh Council of No... Read More

Islamic Guidance Pertaining to the Spread of Covi...

On March 11th, 2020 the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic, affecting an exceptionally high propo... Read More

Rulings on Daily and Weekly Congregational Prayer...

Rulings on Daily and Weekly Congregational Prayers during Coronavirus Pandemic The World Health Organization on Wedne... Read More

Threat Posed by Corona Virus

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم – الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الل... Read More

Islamic Guidelines on Dealing with Infectious Dis...

Islam has prescribed certain guidelines to deal with infectious disease outbreaks that affect a community, or even th... Read More

Homosexuality in Islam: Clarifying the Boundaries

Homosexuality is the idea of feeling attracted to someone of the same gender and having a relationship with them. The... Read More

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1441 AH (2020)

"O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-... Read More

St. Thomas Aquinas and Muslim Thought

Islam, Muslims, Islamic philosophy, theology, spirituality and Dominican mission to Spain, North Africa and Middle Ea... Read More

Why I wrote a Book about God?

This book is the culmination of a long and complex journey, full of the twists and turns that make up the narrative o... Read More

Concept of God in Judaic, Christian and Islamic T...

The book is an extensive exposition of the issues of anthropomorphism and corporealism (the description of God in phy... Read More

Why is Eid al-Adha a day after Arafah?

Muslims in America as well as other parts of the world hold two different opinions about observance of Eid al-Adha. S... Read More

The Most Sacred Days of the Year

The Hijri year 1438 is coming to an end. Wednesday, August 23, 2017 will be the first day of Zul-Hijjah, the 12th mon... Read More

ISLAMIC BUSINESS ETHICS

I. INTRODUCTION There are nearly 1.3 Billion Muslims worldwide; about one fifth of the total world population. As ... Read More

A STATEMENT BY MUSLIM SCHOLARS IN THE WEST ABOUT ...

The beauty of Ramadan and the fruits associated with perfecting its acts of worship are too bountiful and rewarding t... Read More

An Analysis of Moon Sighting Arguments

In the year 2006, the Fiqh Council of North America took the position that the scientifically authenticated astronomi... Read More

Is Apostasy a Capital Crime in Islam?

I. Introduction In Islamic legal discourse, the term used to describe apostasy is Riddah, an Arabic term which lit... Read More

عيد الأضحي و علاقته بالحج

عيد الأضحي و علاقته بالحج د- ذوالفقار علي شاه إن موضوع الارتبا... Read More

Muslim Women’s Contribution in Building Soc...

Most Muslim Women through history realized and appreciated their role in society. They understood the essence of the ... Read More

Gender Equity in Islam

Gender Equity in Islam presents an overview of the status and rights of Muslim women as defined by the Qur'an and Sun... Read More

Muslim Leaders Refute ISIS Ideology

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today (Septe... Read More

Arguments for Calculations

People have landed upon the Moon and Muslims are still fighting about the moon sighting. Islamic Shari’ah is not st... Read More

French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s Islam

Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the greatest military genius in history. He conquered much of Europe and became the emp... Read More

Founding Fathers of America’s Indebtedness ...

Islam, Muslims and Islamic civilization are under siege in America. Subsequent to the tragic incidents of September 1... Read More

Book’s Conclusion

This study has attempted to demonstrate how humanity has managed to envision God in human terms bending religion to t... Read More

Loving God, Whose Way is Peace

In Islam God, Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate, stands alone: transcendent and majestic. The faith is marke... Read More

Turning Enemies into Disciples: Voltaire’s ...

We know that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) during his life had the ability to turn enemies into disciples. The case of Omar ... Read More

Founding Fathers of America and Islamic Thought

Islamic thought and sources influenced and made important contributions both to the radical Enlightenment and the... Read More

Concept of God in Judaic, Christian and Islamic T...

Foreword I am very glad to write a forward to this quite brilliant study of Anthropomorphism and Transcendence in ... Read More

Four Imams and Global Moon Sighting

The new Moon of Shawwaal has been sighted in Chile and news of its sighting has also reached us from Saudi Arabia and... Read More

Non-Muslim and Muslim Scholars’s Reviews

Scripture and God in the Judeo Christian and Islamic Traditions: A Study of Anthropomorphism is a masterful, thought-... Read More

President James Madison’s Muslim Friend

George Bethune English, a friend of the Secretary of State and then President James Madison, was a Muslim. George Eng... Read More

الدكتور على القره داغي و ال...

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم . تقديم بقلم : ا.د. علي محيي الدين القره د... Read More

Dr. Hussain Hamid Hassan’s Preface

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم اطلعت على البحث القيم الذي كتبه تلميذنا ... Read More

Dr. Hasan al-Shafai’s Introduction

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم تصدير: الحمد لله وحده، والصلاة والسلام ع... Read More

MUSLIM CONTRIBUTION TO CIVILIZATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS I INTRODUCTION......................................................... page 2 II GOD: SOURCE OF ... Read More

Loving God, Whose is Peace

In Islam God, Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate, stands alone: transcendent and majestic. The faith is marke... Read More

The Paradox of Muhammad (SAW): Roots of Prophetic...

In the West, several views have existed concerning the person and mission of Rasulullah (SAW). He seems to be the mos... Read More

MUSLIM/ NON-MUSLIM RELATIONS

I. INTRODUCTION In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praises are due to Allah, the Creator, sus... Read More

Book Info: Anthropomorphic Depictions of God: The...

Paperback : ISBN 978-1-56564-575-2 $29.95 Hardback : ISBN 978-1-56564-576-9 $39.95 Size/pages : (6x9) / 764 p. / 20... Read More

Love: An Islamic Perspective

Love is one of the most central attributes of God. God is described in the Qur’an as “Wadood”, a superlative te... Read More

WHO IS THE AUTHOR [S] OF THE QUR’AN?

From the practically universal perspective of the nearly 1.6 billion Muslim people, the Qur’an is regarded as “th... Read More