Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In The Palestinian Constitutional Court : an assessment of its independence under the emergency regime (Cambridge University Press, 2022), Osayd Awawda (Hebron University) "assesses the legal and practical independence of the Palestinian Constitutional Court since the coup in July 2007 that brought the Fatah regime to power in the West … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Classical and Contemporary Scholarly Understandings of Verses 97 to 100 of An-Nisāʾ

By Hamzah Raza Verses 97 to 100 of Surah an-Nisāʾ, the fourth chapter of the Qur'ān, refer to one of the most consequential events in Islamic history. The hijrah was an event in which Muslims emigrating from Mecca to Medina, marking the beginning of the Islamic calendar. Verse 97 begins with an interrogative statement: “The … Continue reading Classical and Contemporary Scholarly Understandings of Verses 97 to 100 of An-Nisāʾ

1993 Fatwā from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank

By Hamzah Raza Source: 1993 Fatwa from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank In 1993, Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani, arguably the most prominent Salafi scholar of the 20th century, issued a fatwā in which he called upon Palestinians to leave the West Bank because he felt that they could not practice … Continue reading 1993 Fatwā from Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani Calling on Palestinians to Leave the West Bank