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Contemporary Topics Related to Muslim Women in the West (2013)

Contemporary Topics Related to Muslim Women in the West (2013) ( 14 Files )

The Halal and Haram in Food and Medicine is a discussion that revolved around the issues most concerning our communities when it comes to food, drinks, medications, and other nutritional substances. In here are all points of view and a final position that AMJA is standing behind. Please note that the research presented here does not reflect the opinion of AMJA.

The Halal and Haram in Food and Medicine (2012)

The Halal and Haram in Food and Medicine (2012) ( 11 Files )

The Halal and Haram in Food and Medicine is a discussion that revolved around the issues most concerning our communities when it comes to food, drinks, medications, and other nutritional substances. In here are all points of view and a final position that AMJA is standing behind. Please note that the research presented here does not reflect the opinion of AMJA.

Issues Surrounding Islam in the Media (2011)

Issues Surrounding Islam in the Media (2011) ( 9 Files )

surroundingThis topic includes analysis and investigation of issues that revolve around Islam in the mainstream media. It includes discussions of the issues of Sharia law in America, such as, domestic abuse, Arab springs, amongst other topics. Also a final declaration of AMJA about the massacre taking place in Syria.

Islamic Arbitration: Guidelines and Procedures (2010)

Islamic Arbitration: Guidelines and Procedures (2010) ( 10 Files )

Academic discussion around Islamic Arbitration in non Muslim lands. Its procedures and framework needed to allow for a system that transcends beyond chaos and disorganization into serious planning and legal backing, ending with detailed practical steps en route to that.

Contemporary Issues Facing Muslim Youth in the West (2009)

Contemporary Issues Facing Muslim Youth in the West (2009) ( 7 Files )

An examination of the state of Muslim youth living in the West. Divided into four major categories, this topic discusses financial issues, social issues, creed (Aqeedah) issues, and obstacles in the path of worshipping Allah. The discussion focuses on: students loans, health insurance, issues of walaa and baraa, amongst other issues.

The Middle Ground: Careers in Between Permissibility and Prohibition (2008)

The Middle Ground: Careers in Between Permissibility and Prohibition (2008) ( 8 Files )

careersA study of seven professions that have a mixture between that which is clearly permissible and that which clearly prohibited. This includes working in the fields of finance, engineering, construction, technical work, food services, the judicial sector (as a prosecutor or defense attorney), and in law enforcement, media, and transportation.

Muslim Community and Interfaith Dialogue (2007)

Muslim Community and Interfaith Dialogue (2007) ( 6 Files )

An intriguing study that highlights the meaning, conception, development and history of interfaith relations within the Muslim tradition. It also expounds some guidelines for drawing religions and their followers closer together. It shares and explains some ideas and suggestions for making interfaith programs effective and elucidated the the role of the Imam and Islamic Centers in interfaith dialogue.

Political Involvement of Muslims living in the West

Political Involvement of Muslims living in the West ( 5 Files )

A scholastic study of the Islamic Political system discussing political plurality in Islamic law, doctrinal slips and challenges, a review of literature of supporters and opponents of political activism, the role of women in political activism, objectives of Islamic political work in American society, amongst other topics.

Contemporary Investment Models and Islamic Law

Contemporary Investment Models and Islamic Law ( 7 Files )

A discussion of insurance contracts, Islamic investment contracts, such as limited partnership, resale with specification of gain, leasing, and partnership ending in ownership. Also, a review of modern day mortgage finance and the study of the activities of advertised Shariah compliant mortgage companies in America like Guidance, LaRiba, Amana, etc.