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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Means mercy to all mankind. The fatwa reads in part:.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi

Although originally expected to air inno information jinad been released on the film since For this reason there exists a relationship of mercy and spiritual kinship between them and the Muslims. In such circumstances, a husband may beat his wife “lightly with his hands, avoiding her face and other sensitive areas”. Egypt gets its Khomeini”. He began to strictly observe the prayers, to read the Quran, and to do charitable work. In modern terminology, dhimmies are ‘citizens’ of fiqj Islamic state.

Al-Qaradawi finished 3rd in a poll on who was the world’s leading public intellectual.

Al-Qaradawi said, ” Rushdie disgraced the honor of the Prophet and his family and defiled the values of Islam,” but he never backed the fatwa calling for his death. Jews who believe in the authentic Torah are very close to Muslims. But the timing of this book jijad attention.

MayNational Review19 January International Institute of Islamic Thought. Al-Qaradawi has written on the danger of extremist groups of Islam, in his dissertation on the subject Jjhad Awakening between Rejection and Extremism.

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It is very interesting that he explicitly says that he is writing this in the hope it will be translated for Pentagon analysts among others. Archived from the original on 7 April Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam Iqbal s. Retrieved 15 February Qaradawi urged women to not masturbate and elaborated that its dangerous to stick things into the vagina.


Al-Qaradawi was a follower of Hasan al-Banna during his youth and a longtime member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Regarding the rights and citizenship of non-Muslim minorities, Qaradawi has said, “those people who live under the protection of an Islamic government enjoy special privileges.

Al-Qaradawi is one of the Ulama signatories of the Amman Messagewhich gives a broad foundation for defining Muslim orthodoxy. Their history under the umbrella of Islam lasted for more than 14 centuries or even longer. An audience targeted, but targeted for what?

He asked all of the Palestinian people to work with other Arab people and Muslims around the world to destroy Israel, saying inflammatory things such as “Our wish should be that we carry out Jihad to death” and “We should seek to liberate Palestine, all of Palestine, inch by inch.

The Egyptian-born Qaradawi is closely associated with the Muslim Brotherhood he reportedly turned down an invitation to become its Supreme Guide because he felt he had more influence from his base in Doha. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat His support of suicide bombings, in certain contexts, for example.

The Syria station,” and “It is not possible for Syria to be separated from the history of the Arab community. He became an orphan at the age of two, when he lost his father.

With regards to the punishment of apostasy, al-Qaradawi supports the classical Islamic tradition on some points but differs on others. It would serve our intelligence community well to have his works translated and studied in a secure environment — they have immense value for a variety of applications.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi – Wikipedia

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. Jude headed for Jerusalem while the state of Israel was established in Shechem, that is Nablus. In it he warns of the dangers of blind obedience, bigotry and intolerance; rigidity—which deprives people of clarity of vision and the opportunity for dialogue with others; commitment to excessiveness, including the excessive application of minor or controversial Islamic issues to people in non-Muslim countries or to people who have only recently converted to Islam; harshness in the treatment of people, roughness in the manner of approach, and crudeness in calling people to Islam, all which are contrary to the teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah.


Archived from the original on 30 September People seem to have forgotten that it wasn’t me who came up with this mindset. From the earliest period of Islam to the present day, Muslims are in unanimous agreement that they enjoy the same rights and carry the same responsibilities as Muslims themselves, while being free to practice their own faiths. On the other hand, Al-Qaradawi himself has advocated extremism and anti-semitism, denouncing Jews for their “corruption” and describing Adolf Hitler as having put Jews “in their place”.

As for me, I protect the people sha’b and I issue this fatwa: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He also advocates apostates to be given a chance to repent.

Following his father’s death, he was raised by his uncle. The Arabs, on the other hand, have been present in Palestine since the days of the Jebusites and the Canaanites, that is 30 centuries before the birth of Christ. It’s in this Sahih Hadith that Sheikh Prof.

The first book that read in its entirety of his works is his valuable book Fiqh al-Zakat, and I benefitted much from this great, encyclopedic, rewarding work through which the author did a great service to the second fjqh the pillars of Islam, in a way that the umma needs today, when it comes to the application of zakat at the level of the individual and the group.