Category Archives: sacrilege

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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An Important Intervention on Blasphemy Cases in Pakistan

“… I will say this even if they ostensibly defend their innocence in claiming that such moves to repeal the blasphemy laws was a ‘conspiracy conducted by the enemies of Islam’.” Mawlana Ammar Khan Nasir, editor of al-Sharia, Gujranwala, Pakistan Continue reading

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Posted in blasphemy, Islam & Democracy, Islamic Law/Ethics, Koran, Madrasas, Pakistan, Qur'an, sacrilege, South Asia, Uncategorized | 7 Comments