Are Ahadith a Source of Legislation Alongside the Qur’an?
People sometimes mix the meaning of “Hadith,” which literally means “speech” in Arabic, with the colloquial (Istilaahi اصطلاحي ) use of “Hadith” as used by the scholars of Islamic Shari’ah, which means “a narration that describes the speech, actions, or silence of the Messenger of Allah (saw).” Allah (swt) refers to the Qur’an itself as […]
The Quranic View on the Uniqueness of Human Beings
The following unique paper was presented by Philosopher of Science, Nadeem Haque at the 16th Conference (held from April 26 to May 1, 2016) of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSSAT) in Lodz/Warsaw, Poland. There were 70 papers in all and 16 were published in the ESSSAT Yearbook in 2018: […]
The Environment and Islam
Usage of Aql: Islam’s Prime Method
Zeshan Shahbaz Every Muslim would agree that the primary basis of Islam is the Qur’an and by extension the path of the Prophet Muhammad (saaw).1 However, there is one question that garners a wide variety of answers – that is the question of method. What is the method of Islam? What I mean is, when […]