Monthly Archives: September 2015

Op Ed: A Community is Judged by It’s Conduct says al-Kasani

Please read my op-ed in today’s Orlando Sentinel. Comments on my WordPress page are welcome. ʿAlā al-Dīn Abū Bakr al-Kāsānī (d. 1189) in what might be a throw away line in his Badāʾiʿ al-Ṣanāʾiʿ fī Tartīb al-Sharaʾiʿ, The Immaculate Calling in … Continue reading

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Tribute to Professor Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

Ever since I heard of Shahab Ahmed’s illness, a few weeks ago, to say I was terribly unsettled, would not be an exaggeration. A particular malignant form of leukemia overwhelmed his body. I was praying for a miracle, but the … Continue reading

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Posted in Islam in America, Islamic Law/Ethics, Islamic studies scholarship, Middle East, scholars, scholarship, South Asia, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments