In this work, Hamza Yusuf decisively makes the case for sighting the crescent moon with the naked eye, as has been the Islamic tradition for 1400 years. This is essential reading for anyone seeking guidance on this important and sacred matter.
This book represents a pioneering contribution presenting a comprehensive theory of the objectives of Islamic Law in its various aspects, as well as a painstaking study of objectives-based thought as pioneered by the father of objectives-based jurisprudence.
The subject of halal and haram, notably meat, and meat products, is of central importance to Muslims with growing focus on ethical aspects of meat production, food safety and cleanliness, and the welfare of animals demanding greater attention.
This book takes an important step towards the realization of the higher intents of the Islamic law. First, it opens the door towards the integration of contemporary values and worldview into the maqasid terminology.
The challenge of how to determine twilight prayer and fasting times at high latitudes is an issue that has vexed successive generations of Muslims since the community first began to dwell in northern lands.
This book is an important step forward in unraveling the confusion of the ages and moving closer to the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam to give women their due rights in worshiping Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.
Social media and digital technologies have changed our lives and there is no indication that things will slow down. As Muslims, we believe that Islam contains the most perfect guidance for all of mankind to follow.