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Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī was one of the greatest imāms of Egypt, known for his scholarly contributions to Islam, such as Tafsīr al-Jalālayn, in addition to other books related to the rules of the Qurʾān.
Four centuries have passed amidst differences among doctrines and scholars of fiqh (jurisprudence) regarding whether smoking was ḥalāl (religiously permissible) or ḥarām (religiously impermissible), but science tipped the scale in favor of impermissibility when it indicated its effects on human...
Islamic preacher Muʿiz Masʿūd said he did not like to think about any type of fame, except the one with sublime principles and ethics, adding that fame has offered him an opportunity for Ṣūfī mysticism.
Dr. Ibrāhīm Najm, an advisor to the Muftī of the Republic and the official spokesman of the Iftāʾ House, announced that Grand Muftī Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām obtained another one-year term in office.
A professor of Islamic studies at the German University of Münster, Dr. ʿĀṣim Ḥifnī, said that the renewal of religious discourse is the issue of the hour, and has been for perhaps every hour, since Islam was revealed to this day.
The first scholarly forum on Imām al-Shāfʿī and his school of thought was held at the Faculty of Islamic and Arabic Studies for Girls at al-Azhar University in Banī Sūwayf, according to the faculty dean, Dr. Ḥanān ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz.
Former Grand Muftī, Dr.ʾAlī Jumʾa, said defectors from Islam should never be killed and that their punishment must be left to God to decide on Judgement Day, asserting that Islam allows for freedom of thought.
The former director-general of al-Azhar magazine, Shaykh al-Ṭāhrī al-Ḥāmdī, said the Prophet Muḥammad had ordered the killing of any person who insulted him, citing several examples from the Prophet’s tradition in a lengthy article in the magazine issue of March 2018.
The concept of “freedom of belief” has been put on the shelves when someone announces a decision to convert from Christianity to Islam or vice versa. Both Muslims and Christians are promoting the concept of killing apostates, but both disregard the content of the Qurʾān and the Bible regarding this...
“The proponents of Islamic fiqh (jurisprudence) schools are no longer differing over whether the killing of apostates is a crime or not. It is a conspiracy to kill people by acting as God; a plot of men in power and autocrats who repress opposition by silencing those who fail to heap praise on them...


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