Prohibition of Consumption of Pork A pig, even for the Europeans who principally consume pork, is a symbol of dastardliness, and is an animal that is filthy and squalid. This animal, in sexual...
The Prohibition of Consumption of Liquor and Alcoholic Drinks There are many reasons for this prohibition including the following: Effects of alcohol upon age A distinguished Western scholar...
The Prohibition of Homosexuality Notwithstanding the fact that in the West, where sexual uncleanness is extraordinarily excessive and such indecencies are not regarded as reprehensible, the spread of...
The Philosophy of Prohibition of Fornication 1. Fornication leads to the occurrence of turbulence within the familial mechanism and severance of the bond between fathers and children - a bond, whose...
The Music and The Philosophy Behind Its Prohibition There exists no difficulty and difference of opinion as far as the issue of prohibition of music is concerned, however, the difficulty lies in...
The Philosophy Behind the Prohibition of Gambling It is very rare to find someone who is not acquainted with the various harms of gambling, and in order to further explain this fact, we present here...
The Purpose of Jihad in Islam 3 The Jizyah and its Philosophy Jizyah is derived from جَزاَء and refers to the money taken from the non-Muslims, who are under the protection of the Islamic government...
The Purpose of Jihad in Islam 2 The First Part: Eliminating the Sources of Slavery Throughout the ages, there have been numerous factors and causes of slavery. Debtors who were unable to pay off...
The Purpose of Jihad in Islam 1 What is the need for the ‘Initiating Jihad’? The Islamic Jihad can be classified into three categories. The ‘Initiating’ and ‘Liberating’ Jihad Allah has prescribed a...
The Secret & Philosophy of Hajj 2 The Financial Dimension Contrary to what some people imagine, utilizing the great assembly of Hajj for strengthening the financial foundations of the Islamic...
The Secret & Philosophy of Hajj 1 There are four dimensions associated with this great act of worship - each one more deep-rooted and beneficial than the other. The Ethical Dimension The most...
The Philosophy of Zakat It is obvious for three reasons that the role of the public treasury and zakat (which is one of the sources of income for it), is of extreme importance. Firstly, Islam did not...

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