ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Dr. Sohail Hanif, who became National Zakat Foundation's Chief Executive in November 2021, appeared in a podcast for islamic21c.com to speak about "the power of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
Thank you, Sohail Hanif for joining us as guest blog editor in March. In case you missed his essays, here they are: Social Dependencies of Islamic Law: A View Through … Continue reading Thank you, Sohail Hanif!
By Sohail Hanif We continue our reflection on social dimensions of Islamic law by turning our attention to the rules of Zakat, the obligatory alms in Islam. Zakat is a … Continue reading When Worship Meets Taxation: Socio-Political Reflections on the Rules of Zakat
By Sohail Hanif Ritual prayer (ṣalāh) is a pillar of Islam. It functions as a pillar that upholds the daily routine and spiritual journey of a believer. However, the spiritual … Continue reading A Prayer-Based Civilizational Order: The Social Dimension of the Rules of Ritual Prayer
By Sohail Hanif My research has centred on unpacking layers of argumentation in works of Islamic law, particularly legal commentaries. As one unpacks these layers, one comes to learn that … Continue reading Social Dependencies of Islamic Law: A View Through the Legal Commentary
Sohail Hanif is Chief Executive of National Zakat Foundation and Associated Lecturer at Cambridge Muslim College. He previously served as BA Manager at Cambridge Muslim College. He won the 2019 … Continue reading Welcome to our March Guest Blogger: Sohail Hanif
By Memduh Erdoğan This is a summary of the lecture by Dr. Sohail Hanif entitled “Form, Function, and Historical Development of Sharh-Literature as a Genre: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study,” … Continue reading Monthly Lectures on Islamic Legal Genres: “Form, Function, and Historical Development of Sharh-Literature as a Genre: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study” by Dr. Sohail Hanif