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Is there a Need to Modernize the Shari`ah?

Question Should we modernize the Shari`ah? Shouldn’t we as Muslims strive to use the latest technology in an ideal Shari`ah e.g. If we accused a women of adultery, shouldn’t we use science to answer the accusation. Wouldn’t it be totally wrong in Islam to ignore these means and carry out the Islamic punishment on little … Read more »

Punishment and social justice

Question Are the punishments in an Islamic society dependent on having a just society? In other words, if a person is stealing because they have nothing to eat, is the punishment the same? Or say the case with prostitutes who are in this immoral line of work simply because they need to make money to … Read more »

Overview of Islamic punishments

Question I have a question regarding the strict punishment in Islam especially when it comes to adultery, robbery etc. What is the reason behind such strict punishments? Answer Before commenting on the nature of punishments prescribed by the Shari`ah, it seems necessary to understand that the punishments prescribed by the Shari`ah are, in fact, the … Read more »

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