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Tehran, February 7, 2017- The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur’anic Principle of Wasatiyyah was named as the…
The paper I have prepared is entitled: ‘Shariah Regulations in Contemporary Reforms of Waqf’ and I have focused mainly on…
Siyasah Shar’iyyah is the nearest equivalent of public policy, with one difference perhaps, which is that the Islamic notion of…
The information on Shariah provided in this paper is organized in 52 pages and eight sections, all in question and…
In this two-part series on 'Extremism, Terrorism and Islam: Juristic and historical perspectives', Mohammad Hashim Kamali, founding CEO of IAIS…
This article advances an enquiry into President Hamid Karzai’s (r. 2001-2014) constitutional legacy with special reference to relations between the…
The plan for a “unity government” in Afghanistan that includes both of the top presidential candidates will test the integrity…
This is a somewhat revised version of a paper presented at the International Conference on Islamic Criminal Judicial Prodecure organized…
Introduction The debate over the compatibility of Islam and science still continues to invoke responses from basically two opposite camps:…
 The on-going campaign Malaysia is waging against corruption has gained momentum. Tunku Abdul Aziz called it an “All-Malaysian duty” in…
'Allah' is the Arabic equivalent of 'God'. And the two words have been used synonymously by all people throughout the…
Abstract This article begins with the ethical foundations of Islam that are relevant to commercial transactions- much of which strikes…
Introduction In recent months Kabul, Washington and the Taliban have made overtures to work out a negotiated settlement for Afghanistan…
Amnesty, pardon, and forgiveness are the means, in Islamic theology and law, as in most other world traditions, of relieving…
The Encyclopedia of Religion, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1987, Vol 12, pp 128-30.
Islamic Studies, Vol. 27 (1988), pp 287-305.
Abstract While Islam emphasizes confirmity to the direction of the Qur'an and Sunnah, one finds in the same sources a…
The traditional Islamic law of divorce has undergone considerable change in almost all Muslim countries during twentieth century. These reforms…
ed. by Munawar Iqbal and Tariqullah Khan, Financial Engineering and Islamic Contracts, NY: Palgraves (2005), pp 20-57.
  being the Malay translation of my article “The Hudud Concept,” serialised in 3 instalments in the K.L, Malaysia, broadsheet…
Abstract The essay is presented in two parts. In Part I, [the author] explores the meaning of harmonization both as…
  Book chapter in Halal Development Corporation: The Modern Compendium Halal Volume 1: The Essence of Halal, Kuala Lumpur, 2011,…
The area of personal law is often considered to be the main bastion of Islamic law. One reason for this…
  The Encyclopedia of Religion (as above), Vol. 9, pp 66-70.
There exists a difference of perspective between Muslim scholars and their Western counterparts on the nature and characteristics of Islamic…
Siyasah shar'iyah is a broad doctrine of Islamic Law which authorizes the ruler to determine the manner in which the…
  Classical Islamic political thought contains ideas and principles comparable to modern day tenets of democracy and pluralism. Islamic thought…
 Abstract This article addresses the human-earth relationship from an Islamic perspective in two parts. The first part draws attention to…
A SYARIAH High Court judge suggested at a seminar in Kuantan early last month that Malaysia should criminalise black magic…
The Arab uprising is still unfolding and uncertainties exist that may yet be clarified in the course of time. But…
The centrality of peace in Islam is manifested by its nomenclature: Islām signifies peace, and then also in the daily…
THE untimely death of Ashraf Hafiz Abdul Aziz at 26 and the difficulties he faced put many in a reflective…
Muslim jurist have addressed the issue of an abandoned child (laqit) from diffirent angles beginning with the existence of a…
Abstract This article features with a general characterisation of the Qur'an with reference to family law and gender equity. Its…
  While most of the recent movements in the Muslim world have been spearheaded by Islamic parties and leaders, the…
Abstract This article charts the historical trajectories of education in Islam, surveying the scriptural, philosophical, and institutional foundations and examines…
Black magic is condemned in Islam but Muslim thinkers are not clear on how to deal with this superstitious holdover…
Constitutionalism and Democracy: An Islamic Perspective,” Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Vol. 2, No: 1 (October 2010), 18-45.
Introduction Much has been said about the nature of causality. Scientists, philosophers and theologians have offered different perspective as to…
 Appellate review and judicial independence are interrelated in the sense thatindependence can hardly become a reality in the administration of…
The market (suq or bazar) has a distinctive place in the history of Islamic civilization. Makkah and Madinah were major…
The world experienced two major financial crises within a decade: the currency and stock market crises of 1997-98, and now…
The extraordinary sensitivity that Malaysian Muslims have manifested over the non-Muslim use of 'Allah' leaves on in no doubt that…
 Abstract The halal industry is still in its early stage of development, and efforts to chart the way foward in…
Abstract This article begins with a review of the meaning and concept of pluralism and such of its allied words…
“Islam Hadhari from a Shari’ah perspective”, Islam Hadhari: Bridging Tradition and Modernity, Kuala Lumpur: The Intl Institute of Islamic Thought…
Mohammad Hashim Kamali examines the reasoning, or the lack thereof, behind the Kuantan syariah court judgment.  ........ Download the full…
 Abstract Citizenship in its contemporary context has developed in tandem with the expansive role and functions of the nation state.…
With syariah legistlation continuing to develop in the empowerment of religious courts, Mohammad Hashim Kamali asks if hudud remains open…
  Building a Better Bridge – Muslims, Christians and the Common Good, Washington: Georgetown Uni Press, (2008), pp 103-113.
 Muslim jurists have discussed the source evidence and formulated guidelines to regulate the application of the value indicators to dietary…
This sections provide an overview of the role of the general custom in the determination of what is lawful and…
  “Abu Zahrah”, a 1,000 words Article on the life and works of Muhammad Abu Zahrah, The Encyclopedia of Islam,…
Abstract This paper is presented in three parts and several sections. The first part consists of a stock-taking of recent…
Part 1: Understanding the Parameters of Halal and Haram The Halal industry is still in its early stage of development,…
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