Monthly Archives: December 2013

History of Shari’a Development

Shari’a can broadly be divided into two parts – Personal and Legislative.  Personal shari’a refers to rules of faith practice as mandated in the Qur’an.  It includes the individual’s behavior, morality, manners, worship, character, etc.  The Qur’an furnishes an essential … Continue reading

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The Qur’an and Human Rights

Understanding the interconnectivity between the Qur’an and Human Rights, as defined by the UN Human Rights Declaration (UN-HRD) of 1948, is critical for two reasons – defeating radicalism and improving the quality of life in Muslim societies.  Unfortunately, the Muslim … Continue reading

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