Islamic Awakening Between Rejection and Extremism (Issues of by Yusuf Al Qaradawi

By Yusuf Al Qaradawi

A must-read treatise within the circulation in the direction of an Islamic Renaissance. Dr. Qaradawi contends that the intense pressures of the trendy global and inner decadence have distorted the Islamic imaginative and prescient of many Muslim formative years. The reaction has been a retreat from modernism to conservatism and extremism. the writer addresses the above main issue by means of studying the factors of the hindrance and displaying how you can method the Qur'an and Sunnah in a balanced and accomplished demeanour to deliver again a real Islamic civilization.

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By Allah, I would not care if you and I perish for the sake of the truth " But 'Umar replied: "Do not be hasty my son. Allah condemned alcohol twice in the Qur'an and prohibited it only on the third time. I fear if I force all the truth on people [at once] they would reject it all at once. , everything has an appointed term during which it reaches ripeness and maturity. This applies to the material as well as the moral. Nothing should be harvested before its appointed time; crops cannot be harvested before they have ripened.

In fact, this means that the 1967 Israeli aggression has legalized the previous ones. If that is so, then what was the reason for the 1949, 1956, and 1967 wars? Why did the Arab regimes not agree to recognize Israel from the beginning and relieve the Ummah of the tragic consequences of these wars? This was followed by the "initiative" of the so called "peaceful solution" and peace treaties. But such an endeavor was disappointing and frustrating to the aspirations of Muslim youth. The authorities in Egypt tried to justify these on military and political, local as well as international, considerations.

Thousands of Muslim men as well as women are arrested and terrorized daily to suppress any opposition or rejection. When prisons are full, these men and women are liquidated Moreover, to humiliate and coerce such devout Muslims as those who do not fear death and even torture, the authorities resort to heinous atrocities the likes of which were not committed even by murderers like Hulagu, Genghiz Khan, or others; they rape their daughters, sisters, or wives in front of them. O God! How many innocent people were killed?

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