It is necessary to reform methods of thinking and build a genuine clear vision of its different stages. There is no field of science that cannot be regulated by the comprehensive Quranic perspective, which extends over all its core issues: goals, methods, facts and application.
With knowledge being directed towards the consolidation of power, hegemony,,.. More
This is the third and most revised edition of one of the best textbook on the subject of Usool Al-Fiqh Al-Islami, (The Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence).
Usool Al-Fiqh is one of the main realms of Islamic knowledge and is so essential that not only Fiqh—which is the practical aspect of Islam and the way of living and applying its laws –but.. More
If as a researcher, I were to compare the men of yesterday and today whose prejudices have scarred the very core of religion, then I am overwhelmingly inclined to convict the latter. This is because their attitudes and prejudices do not merely affect them personally, but threaten to undermine and devastate the future of humankind.
Racism and discriminatio.. More
The one who invites others to Allaah is from the closest people to Allaah our Lord. In addition, Muslims collectively agree on the importance of propagating Islam and inviting people to Allaah, and many talk about it being mandatory upon Muslims, and we agree with them, that it is an obligation, to enjoy that which is good and forbid that which is evil.. More
While all the messengers appointed by Allaah were charged by Him with the responsibility to disseminate the revealed guidance with which they were entrusted, their respective nations too, were called upon to share in the fulfilment of Allaah’s orders. Allaah reminds us in the Holy Quran with (what means): “And [mention, O Muhammad], when.. More
Islam is a universal way of life and therefore addresses the entire community. This flows firstly from the fact that Islam is the religion prescribed by Allaah, the Almighty, to the whole of humanity. Secondly, Islam, being a complete code of life, providing clear-cut criteria for man's activity in all domains of life, social, economical, political.. More
From the greatest favors of Allaah and bounties upon a slave is to facilitate means and reasons by which he becomes one who carries out the mission of the religion and to be among those who strive and sacrifice all that is precious to them, to establish the laws of Allaah on earth and in order for the Word of Allaah to be supreme and uppermost and the.. More
According to the Quran, dialogue and reasoning in the best possible way are important methods of communicating, upholding the truth and resisting falsehood. The ultimate aim of doing this is to arrive at the truth. Within the framework of Islamic Da’wah, dialogue is a tool of correction, construction and self-evaluation. Dialogue is a shared tool.. More
Da'wah is an Arabic word which comes close to the word "invite" or "invitation" in English. The understanding of the usage of the word "Da'wah" with regard to the faith of Islam is that it is the responsibility of the Muslims to "invite" all humanity to the way of Islam, i.e., submission to the One True God (Allaah.. More
All Prophets, may Allaah exalt their mention, worked on reforming their societies by calling people to the message that Allaah Almighty sent them with. Today, Muslims are suffering in all spheres of life, while non-Muslim nations continue in their ignorance of purpose and path in this life. To reform these, it is essential for Muslims to follow the.. More
The methodology of discourse in Da'wah (Islamic propagation) constitutes the following principles:
A.Establishing the principle of submission
The principle of submitting to Allaah The Almighty should be established and stressed. Muslims should realize that they must submit to the ordinances of Allaah The Almighty, whether they understand the wisdom.. More
Among the essential obligations Islam enjoins Muslims to do is to offer sincere advice to people, whether fellow Muslims or others, in the best manner, so as to spread good and eliminate evil in society.
How many of us have looked to our brothers and sisters in Islam and have seen them straying from the path of Allaah, and have turned our faces away?.. More
Manners of giving advice
· Seeking the Pleasure of Allaah by giving Naseehah (advice)
It is necessary that a person has the intention of seeking the pleasure of Allaah Almighty when giving Naseehah. Only such an intention deserves reward from Allaah and acceptance from His slaves.
If the intention is other than that, then that person deserves.. More
Who to start with?
In Da'wah (call to Islam), start with yourself before the members of your family and other people and look at what is lacking in you in order that you may start treating it.
So if there is a common deficiency between you and one of your companions or family members, then join him with you in resolving this problem because the.. More
Allaah, the Exalted, Says (what means): "Let there arise out of you a group of people inviting to all that is good (Islam), enjoining Al-Ma`roof (i.e., Islamic Monotheism and all that Islam orders one to do) and forbidding Al-Munkar (polytheism, disbelief and all that Islam has forbidden). And it is they who are the successful.'' [Quran 3:104].. More