Post Profile

Scholars, Speakers And the Culture of “Edu-Tainment”

How do we distinguish a scholar from a da'i, motivational speaker or 'knowledgeable brother or sister'? What are the proper qualifications for true scholarship? How serious a sin is giving fatwas and religious rulings without appropriate knowledge? What dangers are there in the Islamic 'edu-tainment' and 'celebrity' culture we are now in, especially where poorly qualified (or even unqua
read more


Related Posts

Speaker at Orlando-Area Mosque Said Gay People Must Be Killed Out of Compassion

Religion / Atheism : Friendly Atheist

Recently, British-born religious scholar and law expert Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar was the invited speaker at the Husseini Islamic Center in Sanford, Florida (Sanford is adjacent to the Orlando Airport and 20 miles from downtown Orl...

Salman Rushdie, Author of Controversial Book 'Satanic Verses,' to Speak at Washington National Cathedral

Religion / Christianity : The Christian Post

Sir Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial book "Satanic Verses" that led to a fatwa being issued against him by the Iranian regime which wanted him killed, will be the guest speaker at a literary event hosted by the historic W...

Muslim Scholar's Fatwa Condemns Al-Qaida

Military / US Military : Today in the Military

A leading Muslim scholar with a large following in Britain Tuesday issued a fatwa --- or Islamic religious ruling --- condemning global terrorism and suicide bombings in a "direct challenge to al-Qaida's violent ideology." Pakistan-...

Internet weakens the authority of Muslim scholars

Religion : Religion News Blog

The Internet enables Muslims to search religious knowledge in the source texts.German anthropologist Carmen Becker believe that, in the long run, this will undermine the authority of Islam's religious scholars.. Full story: Internet...

Saudi scholar issues fatwa against stealing someone else’s WiFi

News : BlogPost

A Saudi scholar issued a fatwa against using another person's WiFi without permission, since theft cannot be tolerated in Islam. "Taking advantage of the WiFi service illegally or without the knowledge of other beneficiaries or prov...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC