Yusuf al-Qaradawi, probably the single most influential living Sunni Islamist figure, has just written a major book entitled Fiqh al-Jihad (The. Yusuf al-Qaradawi is an Egyptian Islamic theologian based in Doha, Qatar, and chairman of the International Union of. In some of the most animated pages of Fiqh al-Jihad, Qaradawi compares the Byzantium and Persian empires around the seventh century to.

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While al-Qaradawi believes that the Muslim community is not allowed to punish “intellectual apostasy”, where the apostates do not “swagger” about their conversion, he still strongly condemns it. For this reason there exists a relationship qaraeawi mercy and spiritual kinship between them and the Muslims. Archived from the original on 30 September The Jewish state in Nablus lasted for years and the former for The man died saying: So those who claim that they have a long history in Israel are liars.

Al-Qaradawi has spoken in favor of democracy in the Muslim world, speaking of a need for reform of political climates in the Middle East specifically. Retrieved 21 June Retrieved 18 June Al-Qaradawi is one of the Ulama signatories of the Amman Messagewhich gives a broad foundation for defining Muslim orthodoxy.

However, inal-Qaradawi met with Shi’a scholar Ayatollah Hassan al-Saffar and urged to work their differences and come together and promote peace and disregard johad sectarian strife like what the hardline are doing to create more dissension and discord between Shi’a and Sunni.

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It totally supports the Zionist entity. It is also forbidden to advertise these goods. The filming only started in after rigorous consultations with leading Islamic scholars for almost 6 years. And Muslims should recognise that technological change means that media and information systems are as much a part of the jihadist repertoire as are guns.


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In his book titled The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islamal-Qaradawi wrote, “Islam does not prohibit Muslims to be kind jihxd generous to peoples of other religions, even if they are idolaters and polytheists, Anybody whose last words are ‘There is no God but Allah’ goes to Paradise. They have murderous, violent, and oppressive hands. That said, Islam remains an important framework for public debate and a reservoir of political symbolism.

In a sense, this is beside the main thrust of this post, but I think a clarification was in order lest we view Qaradawi as a bulwark against Islamism.

His famous Television program Ash-Shariah wal-Hayat Sharia and Life has an estimated million viewers worldwide. Foreign Policy Magazine, Washington, D. Archived from the original on 30 March We are not a state for mullahs.

Al-Qaradawi explains that Allah God is talking about Muhammad’s miracle birth as the verse mentions jigad you”. In October according to Saudi Arabia’s newspaper “The Arab News” based in New York and Jeddah, over 2, Muslim intellectuals from 23 countries signed a petition addressed to the United Nations to raise awareness on the use of religion for incitement to violence.

They want continued massacres to kill Sunnis.

He added “Shias agree with the Sunnis in the main principles of Islam while the differences are only over the branches” and also called upon the Sunnis and Shia of Iraq to end qaraeawi civil war. Al-Qaradawi condones Palestinian attacks on Israelis only if Israel continues its oppression and averts peace. Al-Qaradawi has written of the lasting impact of this encounter, describing al Banna as “brilliantly radiating, as if his words were revelation or live coals from the light of prophecy.


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I would suggest Qaradawi is quite legitimate in terms of understanding Islamism of a non violent form. Afifi al-Akitirules that there is no Islamic legal precedent for this view and that female soldiers can only be killed in direct combat.

Al-Qaradawi has defended the mass murder of millions during the Holocaust as a “punishment. Qaradawi said that all Arabs should back up the protesters in the Syrian uprisingsaying “Today the train of revolution has reached a station that it had to qaradaawi He has pointed out that a woman’s face is not an Awrah.

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I believe that women’s Islamic work will succeed and prove itself in the arena of the Islamic Movement only when it gives birth to female Islamic leaders in the fields of Call, thought, science, literature and education. He is a trustee of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies [18] and has been named as the technical consultant for a multimillion-dollar English-language film about Mohammedproduced by Barrie Osborne.

In response to the Bahrain protestsQaradawi was reluctant qaradawii give support: Archived from the original PDF on 16 July It’s in this Sahih Hadith that Sheikh Prof.

Retrieved 30 July The thing that improves [the record] of Saddam Hussein is that in his final years — as the brothers in Iraq jihaf us iihad he was a changed man.

Archived from the original on 12 May Ma’alim fi al-Tariq “Milestones” Qutb