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Sheikh Abdul Mohsen Al Obeikan, Author at ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive - Page 2 of 2
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The Mufti’s Responsibility

The Mufti’s Responsibility

Issuing fatwas (religious edicts) is an important task that was undertaken by Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), followed by the righteous Caliphs and religious scholars. During the time of the Companions of the Prophet, many respected scholars and companions refrained from...
The Codification of Islamic Sharia

The Codification of Islamic Sharia

Some Islamic religious scholars lack the capacity to be tolerant as they always opt for the extreme and cannot accept moderation. They usually respond to any moderate attempts in a harsh way despite that Sharia (Islamic Law) allows them to accept and excuse those with...
Islam Is Innocent

Islam Is Innocent

Due to the regrettable events that took place recently between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians, I decided to postpone my article concerning the ‘codification of Sharia and dedicate this piece to the matter of jurisprudence related to the dealing with and...