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Eid AlFitr Announcement

In Announcement, Aqeedah by bocapro

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. All the praises and thanks be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah.  The Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America (AMJA) wishes to congratulate all Muslims in the United States and around the world with the happy occasion of the approach of Eid Al-Fitr, …

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What’s After Ramadan

In Aqeedah by bocapro

Yesterday, Muslims were waiting for Ramadan, however, today they are saying goodbye to it, as if this month were moments long. And as this month passed quickly, life does, and so people die and move to the hereafter. The end of Ramadan reminds us with the closeness of death. The end of Ramadan reminds us with the saying of the …

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A Shariah Perspective on the Arab Spring

In Aqeedah by bocapro

Is it Permissibility to set a Time Limit on the Ruler’s Term The norm concerning the social contract of the ruler as envisioned by the jurists throughout the centuries is that it was of a permanent nature. The ruler would not leave his position unless he had some physical shortcoming or was no longer considered righteous. However, the question arises …

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Islamic Law, Religiosity, Revival and Democracy

In Aqeedah by bocapro

The Shareeah and Religiosity: Religiosity is different in different religions. In Islam, religiosity is not asceticism in monasteries nor is it chattering from the pulpits. Instead, it is behaving in a manner that is requested from the Creator under all circumstances, places and times, in belief, statement and actions. Al-Bukhari and Muslim record that the Prophet (peace and blessings of …

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About the Abyssinians sect

In Aqeedah by bocapro

The Assembly of Muslim Jurists in America (AMJA) has received a few questions about the Abyssinians sect (also known as Al-Ahbaash or the Ethiopian sect), after their emergence and raising temptation of sedition in some American cities, and in answer to that question, and after researching and investigating, AMJA states the following: This sect of the Abyssinians is attributed to …

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AMJA’s method of deciding the beginning of an Islamic (Hijri) month

In Aqeedah by bocapro

With the days of Eid-ul-fitr approaching, the usual commotion around the beginning of the Eid and the end of Ramadan is apparent. The same disagreement about the Shawal moon sighting and declaring the end of Ramadan is prevalent across the Muslim communities in North America. AMJA would like first to extend its warm congratulation for Eid-ul-fitr to the Muslim Ummah, …

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