Tuesday , August 22 2017 / 29th Dhu al-Qidah, 1438 A.H.
Latest
You are here: Home / Tag Archives: Waqar

Tag Archives: Waqar

Answering Revisionists: Can a Muslim Woman Marry a Jew or a Christian?

Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract Muslim community has from the beginning unanimously held that it is impermissible for Muslim women to marry Jewish and Christian men. In recent times certain revisionists have advocated the permissibility of such interfaith marriages. In this paper the arguments of such revisionists is critically analyzed and it is convincingly shown that their opinion is based on ... Read More »

The Critique of Criticism: Analysis of Ibn Khaldun’s Objections to the Narrations about al-Mahdi

Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi*[1] Translated and Annotated by Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract Belief in the advent of Imam al-Mahdi is an important tenet for the vast majority of Muslims across sectarian lines. However, some have come to question the decisiveness of the hadiths concerning the advent of al-Mahdi, especially based on Ibn Khaldun’s arguments in his Muqaddimah. The current work ... Read More »

Does Islam Allow Wife-Beating? The Traditional Understanding of Qur’an 4:34

Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract  Incidents of domestic violence in Muslim families are attributed by many to the verse 4:34 from the Holy Qur’an, which is misconstrued as condoning domestic violence. This paper will demonstrate that such an interpretation is a result of a desultory reading of the meanings of the verse. The paper will investigate the traditional interpretations of the ... Read More »

Opposition to Rajm (Stoning): Analysis and Refutation

Download pdf here Waqar Akbar Cheema & Gabriel Al Romaani Abstract Muslims are often faced with the difficulty of people in the “modern” world pressuring them to change their viewpoints to conform better with what is socially accepted by society. Many of these people (not just non-Muslims, but Muslims as well) see the prescribed punishments of Allah as barbaric practices ... Read More »

Scroll To Top