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Posts Tagged ‘islam’

The Nation-State and Social Order in the Perspective of Islam (0)

- I. The Family: First Level of Social Organization Human association has had a long history which three institutions had struggled to dominate. The first is the family, which has blood and heredity for bases. The characteristics it engenders in... Read More

Towards An Islamic Theory of Meta-Religion (1)

- The relation of Islam to the other religions has been established by God in His revelation, the Qur'an. No Muslim therefore may deny it; since for him the Qur'an is the ultimate religious authority. Muslims regard the Qur'an as God's own word... Read More

Islam and Human Rights (1)

- Over a billion humans in the world today are Muslims. As Muslims, they believe in human rights. But their bill of human rights is not one composed by a committee of scholars or leaders, resolved and promulgated by a government, a parliament, or a... 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 and Other Faiths” by Isma’il Raji Al-Faruqi (2)

- Ataullah Siddiqui (ed.), "Islam and Other Faiths" by Isma'il Raji Al-Faruqi. Leicester: The Islamic Foundation and IIIT, 1999, ISBN: 8603-7276-6 Review by Anne Sofie Roald The very first glimpse of "Islam and Other Faiths" by the late... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: The Three-Cornered Nature of the Problem (0)

- From Chapter 1: "The Three-Cornered Nature of the Problem" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Historical Preview The problem of Israel confronting the Muslim World today has neither... Read More