Category archives for Law

Prof John Makdisi traces the Islamic Origins of the Common Law

This is work under progress.  But, you could read his magnum opus by ordering the North Carlina Law Review article from a Library or by ordering his books from Amazon: Makdisi, John A. (June 1999), “The Islamic Origins of the Common Law”, North Carolina Law Review 77 (5): 1635–1739 Professor John A. Makdisi concludes in […]

Separation of Mosque-Church and State‏

Source: September 2011 Alislam-eGazette This post is part of the Muslim Times’ campaign to demystify Sharia Law and diffuse the propaganda of the fundamentalist Christians and power grabbing politics of the Muslim fundamentalists, to liberate the free thinking moderates! Is Islam for Germany and Separation of Mosque-Church and State? Source / Courtesy: The Review of ReligionsOn […]

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Islam!

This article by me was originally published in Winter, 2009 volume of Muslim Sunrise: This examines the philosophical and historical basis of human rights. With the election of a son of a Kenyan man to the highest office in USA we see gradual perfection of the vision expressed in the words, “We hold these truths […]

Iran’s death penalty for Christian pastor violates treaties, and the Holy Quran

By Harris Zafar Credit / Source: In Iran, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani faces the death penalty for the “crime” of leaving Islam as a teenager and converting to Christianity. A translated Iranian Supreme Court brief from 2010 states that 32-year-old Nadarkhani “is convicted of turning his back on Islam, the greatest religion, the prophesy of Mohammad at the […]

Pat Robertson trapped by insisting monogamy: ‘Alzheimer’s makes divorce OK’

Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson told his “700 Club” viewers that divorcing a spouse with Alzheimer’s is justifiable because the disease is “a kind of death.” During the portion of the show where the one-time Republican presidential candidate takes questions from viewers, Robertson was asked what advice a man should give to a friend who began seeing […]

Alislam-eGazette publishes another landmark volume about ‘Separation of Mosque-Church and State‏’

Is Islam for Germany and Separation of Mosque-Church and State? Source / Courtesy: The Review of Religions On the 2nd Day of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany’s Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana) on 25th June 2011, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba), Khalifatul Masih V, Fifth Successor to the Promised Messiah(as) and Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, delivered an address […]