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A Primer on Shari’ah and Islamic Law

A Primer on Shari’ah and Islamic Law

*Note – this is a summary of the following article: https://www.searchforbeauty.org/what-is-shari-ah/a-primer-on-shari-ah-and-islamic-law/ In this summary, we explore the central role of Sharia law in Islam, its sources, and its interpretation. We examine the multi-layered and complex nature of the Qur’an and Sunna and the need to approach Sharia law systematically and…

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God and the Purpose of Creation

God and the Purpose of Creation

*Note: this is a summary of the following article: https://www.searchforbeauty.org/islam-101/god-and-the-purpose-of-creation/ In this article, the concept of submission in Islam is explored. Islam means submission to God, not to anyone or anything else. True submission must come from love and a longing for unity with the Divine, and it requires self-mastery…

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