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POLITIČKI STAVOVI EBU HANIFE

POLITIČKI STAVOVI EBU HANIFE Omer Spahić International Islamic University Malaysia UVOD: FRAGMENTI IZ ŽIVOTA EBU HANIFE Puno ime Ebu Hanife je En-Nu’man bin Sabit bin Zevti El-Farisi.(1) Roðen je 80. godine po hidžri u Kufi, Iraku, u perzijanskoj porodici dobro poznatoj po trgovini svilom. Umro je, saglasili su se gotovo svi historièari, 150. godine u zatvoru, i to nakon što …

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Authentic Sufism

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design International Islamic University Malaysia E-mail: spahico@yahoo.com There are two types of Sufism: authentic and pseudo, or theosophical, Sufism. Authentic Sufism is a product of Islam alone, and hence must be studied primarily against the backdrop of the Islamic message as a criterion and standard. It is because of this, …

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Islam Rejects Mysticism

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design International Islamic University Malaysia E-mail: spahico@yahoo.com There are two types of Sufism: authentic and pseudo, or theosophical, Sufism. Authentic Sufism is a product of Islam alone and is nothing else but the quintessence of orthodox Islam. Pseudo, or theosophical, Sufism, on the other hand, is an abominable innovation which …

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POLITIČKI STAVOVI MALIKA IBN ENESA

1. UVOD: FRAGMENTI IZ MALIKOVOG ŽIVOTA Puno ime Malikovo jeste Ebu Abdullah Malik ibn Enes ibn Malik ibn Ebi Amir El-Asbehi El-Jemeni. Ro|en je 93. godine po hid`ri u Medini1. Pripadao je arapskom plemenu Zu Asbah koje je bilo stacionirano u Jemenu. Ebu Amir, Malikov djed, zbog tiranije nekih jemenskih vladara neposredno nakon smrti poslanika a.s., migrirao je u Medinu …

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Islam and the Idea of Worship

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design International Islamic University Malaysia Islam teaches that man has been created as Allah‟s vicegerent on earth. With his honorable vicegerency (khilafah) mission, man signifies both the climax and the epicenter of Allah‟s act of creation and its divine purpose. As such, when completely submitting to the Will and Word …

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Should Non-Muslims be Allowed to Enter Mosques?

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design International Islamic University Malaysia There are many divergent opinions on whether a non-Muslim can enter the mosque or not. Almost absolute prohibition is advocated by the Maliki madhhab or school of law or fiqh (jurisprudence). Conditional permission is supported by the Shafi’i and Hanbali madhhabs. And finally, almost absolute …

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Restoring the Mission of the Mosque

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Spahic Omer Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design International Islamic University Malaysia In Islam, believers, worship as a lifestyle, and the notion of the mosque as a community center, are inseparable. They originate from each other, needing one another for their proper functioning and continued existence. The mosque is as old as man on the earth, because …

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