Category Archives: Islamic Law

A note on Cryptrocurrencies and How Islamic Law Creates Rulings

On this page you’ll find the following: Video from the Association of Muslim Accountants and Lawyers, Durban SA My article: “A note on Bitcoin and the epistemological foundations of Islamic law” Links to Investofy.com’s Stock and Cryptocurrency Trade Signal Platform AMAL workshop on Cryptocurrency , Bitcoin and Islamic Perspective -Bitcoin and How Islamic Law Creates […]

Explainer: May Muslims Refuse To Bury Terrorists?

May Muslims Refuse To Bury Terrorists? #SaintEtienneDuRouvray murder raises the question again. On July 26th two nineteen year olds pledging allegiance to ISIS brutally murdered 85 year old Fr. Jacques Hamel during Mass in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, located in northern France. Eyewitnesses say the two young men slit Fr. Hamel’s throat during Mass and while engaging the horrified […]

20 Questions on Zakat: A quick and easy guide to understanding Zakat

Featured in Sharia Portfolio’s Newsletter, these are 20 Questions on Zakat which I wrote as a quick and easy guide to understanding Zakat. Be sure to get a copy of my book “Simple Zakat Guide” which has all this information and more, plus calculation formulas and worksheets. Easily find all my articles, videos, and courses […]

A note on “Coffee Fatwas”

Several people have asked about the opinion that Coffee was deemed impermissible at one time by scholars. This opinion, while presented with much fanfare, is a wholly inaccurate potrayal of not only normative Islamic legal positions, but of the scholars who contributed to the corpus of Islamic law, and how law is formed. Coffee in Arabic […]