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How Muslims should respond to offensive Freedom of expression?

How Muslims should respond to offensive Freedom of expression?

Muslims should respond in the light of the following Quranic verse, to others’ offensive freedom of expression: لَتُبْلَوُنَّ فِيْٓ اَمْوَالِكُمْ وَاَنْفُسِكُمْ  ۣوَلَتَسْمَعُنَّ مِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اُوْتُوا الْكِتٰبَ مِنْ قَبْلِكُمْ وَمِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اَشْرَكُوْٓا اَذًى كَثِيْرًا  ۭ وَاِنْ تَصْبِرُوْا وَتَتَّقُوْا فَاِنَّ ذٰلِكَ مِنْ عَزْمِ الْاُمُوْرِ  “You will surely be tried and tested in respect of your property and your lives, and you shall surely hear many hurtful things from those who were given the Book before you and from those who set up…

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Islam (اِسلام)

Islam (اِسلام)

Dictionary Meanings of the Term The verb form IV aslama (أَسْلَمَ) of the verbal noun is’lām (إِسْلَٰم) means: to submit[1]; to surrender[2]; to commit oneself (to an authority, system or a way of life); to resign; aslama lillahi (اَسلَمَ لِلّہِ) means to declare oneself committed to the Will of God[3]. The verbal noun is’lām (إِسْلَٰم) means: submission (i.e. yielding to the law, power or control of an authority); resignation; surrender; reconciliation; accepting someone’s sovereignty and authority. Those who submit, surrender…

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Social Contract and the Divine Covenant in the Light of the Quran

Social Contract and the Divine Covenant in the Light of the Quran

The Social Contract Theory is one of the most dominant and influential political theories in the history of the modern West. Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau are three best known proponents of this important theory, each with a slightly different approach to it from one another. Put in simple words, according to the social contact theory people give up or surrender some of their personal freedom, and give the government authority to enforce laws upon them whereby everyone…

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Ultimate Goal of the Islamic Republic

Ultimate Goal of the Islamic Republic

Every society or state has some rules or laws to which it desires submission[1] of its people for the safety, security and preservation of its individual members as well as the society or the state as a whole. No society or state can run peacefully without any laws and rules. If the laws and rules are those or based upon those given by Allah, then submitting, surrendering or yielding to these laws and rules is called Al-Islam[2] (or The Submission)….

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The Islamic Belief System

The Islamic Belief System

It is a belief that there is One and Only Originator of this universe[1] Who not only brought all the matter and energy into existence out of nothing but Who therefrom created innumerable types and forms of inanimate and animate objects[2]. He is All-Powerful[3] Who not only brings things into existence but also nourishes them, sustains them, maintains them, regularizes them and directs them from their earliest state to that of ultimate completion and perfection[4]. He has framed all the…

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