Tag: DOUBT

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Indonesia takes a leaf from the US Terror Playbook

Indonesia’s anti-terror police squad Densus 88 is once again attracting significant public attention. The government’s efforts to counter the threats of terrorism are once more faced with criticism. The cause is the death of Siyono (34 years) in Klaten, Central Java last Friday. The ‘accused terrorist’ died after being picked

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Doubt in Islamic Law – a history of avoiding punishment

Book Review - Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law "Avoid imposing criminal sanctions in cases of doubt" - idra’u ‘l-hudud bi’l-shubahat - is the juristic maxim at the centre of Professor Intisar Rabb’s phenomenally well-researched work, Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation,

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The optimism of the early Muslims

In Pursuit of Optimism - Part 3 Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3   Optimism in the Companions and Pious Predecessors Knowing that he would not live with us forever, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was very eager to inculcate the value of

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Prophet Muhammad: the Greatest Teacher of Optimism (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam)

In Pursuit of Optimism Part 2: Prophet Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam): the Greatest Teacher of Optimism Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3 In the direst of times, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) would persistently raise morale, boost confidence and steer

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In Pursuit of Optimism

In Pursuit of Optimism - Part 1 Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3 When one studies the traits which the prophets and messengers possessed, he finds that they were given characteristics which enabled them to lead, inspire others and guide. They were given characteristics