Assessment of Open Boarders Policy: A Response to Abdullah Bin Hamid Ali

Shaykh Abdullah Hamid Ali creates a facebook post essentially trying to create a ficticious link between remote aspects of the sunnah and the modern political issue surrounding the boarder debate. Here is a snapshot of his deplorable post This is utterly ridiculous. The shaykh always makes absurd rationalizations and this is yet another prime example. … Continue reading Assessment of Open Boarders Policy: A Response to Abdullah Bin Hamid Ali

Fundamentals of Dissecting Political Language

Orwell says  Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. – George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946 This is an extremely apt description. What does “solidity” in this context mean? It means the quality or state of being substantial … Continue reading Fundamentals of Dissecting Political Language

Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha: Part 3 Shaykh Sulayman ar-Ruhayli

There has been great and bizarre attempts by Muslim authorities in recent times to offer a ruling on bitcoin and crypto currencies in general. For future reference, we shall identify this community as the “bitcoin is haram” fuqaha. After having examined the various rulings, expressions, or commentary by these authorities that have commented, there are … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha: Part 3 Shaykh Sulayman ar-Ruhayli

Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha: Part 2-Shaykh Monawwar Ateeq

There has been great and bizarre attempts by Muslim authorities in recent times to offer a ruling on bitcoin and crypto currencies in general. For future reference, we shall identify this community as the “bitcoin is haram” fuqaha. After having examined the various rulings, expressions, or commentary by these authorities that have commented, there are … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha: Part 2-Shaykh Monawwar Ateeq

Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam 1: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha Series

There has been great and bizarre attempts by Muslim authorities in recent times to offer a ruling on bitcoin and crypto currencies in general. For future reference, we shall identify this community as the “bitcoin is haram” fuqaha. After having examined the various rulings, expressions, or commentary by these authorities that have commented, there are … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies in Light of Islam 1: Addressing the Bitcoin Is Haram Fuqaha Series