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Posts Tagged ‘Ismail al-Faruqi’

On the Nature of Islamic Da’wah (5)

- Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, has commanded the Muslim: "Call men unto the path of your Lord by wisdom and goodly counsel. Present the cause to them through argument yet more sound" (Qur'an 16: 125). Da'wah is the fulfilment of this commandment "to... Read More

Appendix: Dialogue On The Nature of Islamic Da’wah (0)

- Khurshid Ahmad opened the discussion of Dr. al-Faruqi's paper with the following prepared response. Some parts of a background paper he circulated at the consultation have also been incorporated in this final version. Ahmad: First of all I would... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Zionism, The European Jew’s Counsel of Despair (1)

- From Chapter 5: "ZIONISM: The European Jew's Counsel of Despair" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, “Islam and the Problem of Israel”, Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Between the Two Horns of a Terrible Dilemma The Jews of Europe found... Read More

The Ismail Faruqi Award Presentation Ceremony (1)

- Anwar Ibrahim This bi-annual award to IIU scholars who produce outstanding, excellent and exemplary academic work was established in honour of the memory of al-marhum Professor Ismail Raji al-Faruqi who, during his lifetime, had made profound and... Read More

Islam on Its Own Terms: The Contribution of Isma’il al-Faruqi (1)

- Ralph Braibanti, Duke University In his teaching of Islam the late Dr. Isma'il al-Faruqi had little patience with the anthropomorphic approach with which most comparative religion is taught. He believed there must be faith, belief, and commitment... Read More