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Is Sharia the law of God?

Moni Odo Ngban

Is Sharia the law of God?

why Christians reject it : the implications on a nation

by Moni Odo Ngban

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Published by s.n.] in [Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Islamic law -- Nigeria.,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMoni Odo Ngban.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA2162 .N44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 90, [1] p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3637728M
      ISBN 109783484192
      LC Control Number2002442070

      It was in view of the legal character of Sharia that many have described it as “God’s commandments related to the activities of man,” of which those that are related to ethics are taken out and classified under morality (adab and akhlaq). Fiqh is the legal science and can sometimes be used synonymously with Sharia. Sharia law is the law of Islam. The Sharia (also spelled Shari'a or Shariah) law is cast from Muhammad's words, called "Hadith," and actions, called "Sunnah," and the law itself cannot be altered, but the interpretation of Sharia law, called "Fiqh," by imams is given some a legal system, Sharia law is exceptionally broad.

        Warner’s, “Sharia Law for Non-Muslims,” is a short work at 48 pages (thus, three stars instead of four), but a fair introduction to Sharia Law, especially for those inclined toward Islamophobia. Warner backs each argument with a reference to either the Qur’an or s:   It is hard to read Islamic law books without concluding that Islamic values are essentially "a rebellion against the Ten Commandments." Islam has little respect for human life -- of either Muslims.

      The Place of Shari'ah in Islam. The word "shari'ah" literally means "a way."In Islamic terminology, it means the legal system of Islam. In this book, however, we will translate the word shari'ah as the laws of Islam or the Islamic laws. "Islam is a din -- a religion." What does a Muslim mean when he uses the word din or religion in this sentence?Does it mean just "believing" in the funda.   Sharia is not a book of statutes or judicial precedent imposed by a government, and it’s not a set of regulations adjudicated in court. .


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Is Sharia the law of God? by Moni Odo Ngban Download PDF EPUB FB2

This article provides a general overview of Sharia law to those interested in learning about foreign legal systems in general or Sharia law in particular. Sharia Defined. In its Islamic context, Sharia may be defined as the totality of God’s commands and exhortations, intended to regulate all aspects of human conduct and guide believers on the path of eternal.

Islam's Sharia law is cast from the words of Muhammad, called "hadith," his actions, called "sunnah," and the Quran, which he Sharia law itself cannot be altered but its interpretation, called "fiqh," by muftis (Islamic jurists) is given some a legal system, the Sharia law is exceptionally broad.

Sharia, or sharia law, is the Islamic legal system derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Hadith. The term sharia comes from the Arabic language term sharīʿah, Arabic: شريعة‎ which means a body of moral and religious law derived from religious prophecy, as opposed to human legislation.

Sharīʿah (), also spelled Sharia, the fundamental religious concept of Islam—namely, its law. The religious law of Islam is seen as the expression of God’s command for Muslims and, in application, constitutes a system of duties that are incumbent upon all Muslims by virtue of their religious belief.

Known as the Sharīʿah (literally, “the path leading to the watering place”), the. Sharia and Sharia Law: Meaning of the word “Sharia” is “a way”.

In Islamic terminology, Shariah means, a “Legal System”, or “The Law of Islam”. Sharia law refers to the matters of religion that Allah has legislated for humans.

Allah has sent messengers to people, who. Sharia should therefore be viewed as the “way” or “path” to earning Allah’s love (a concept completely foreign to the Bible 5).

Mosaic Law Was Accompanied by Miracles. Claiming to speak for God is no small matter, but the Mosaic Law came with more than mere bold assertions by Moses. Sharīʿah - Sharīʿah - Development of different schools of law: Different regions within the Islamic empire developed divergent regional legal traditions, which were reproduced in study circles, or ḥalqah (so named because the teacher was, as a rule, seated on a dais or cushion with the pupils gathered in a semicircle before him).

The most active study circles were found in the Hejaz (a. God is perfect and so is His law, which we cannot keep since we are imperfect. Any gap between God's perfect law and our imperfect obedience is called sin, which everyone has committed: “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”*.

Not a single book or legal code, sharia is better understood as “the idea of God’s law,” and “refers to the way God advises Muslims to live.” Fiqh, “understanding,” is the human interpretation of sharia based on the Islamic sources of revelation (Qur’an and the Prophet Muhammad’s example).

Sharia law comes from a combination of sources including the Qur'an (the Muslim holy book), the Hadith (sayings and conduct of the prophet Muhammad) and fatwas (the rulings of Islamic scholars). Sharia, Sharia law or Islamic law is a set of religious principles which form part of the Islamic culture.

The Arabic word sharīʿah (Arabic: شريعة ‎) refers to the revealed law of God and originally meant "way" or "path".

Classical sharia deals with many aspects of public and private life, including religious rituals, family life, business, crimes, and warfare. This essay refers only to Sharia law as found in the Sunni Islamic tradition; this includes about 85% of all Muslims.

For coverage of the Shi'a interpretatations of Sharia law, the book "An Introduction to Shi'i Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shi'ism" by Moojan Momen has been recommended as a good source of information.

It is what is meant by "God's Law." Sharia is based on the Sunnah - the way of life of Muhammad as recorded in the Hadith (traditions). It is an organized body of rules derived from various Quran verses and historical narrations. Sharia is not optional; it.

Sharia Law for Non-Muslims. SHARIA LAW FOR NON-MUSLIMS is an introduction to Islamic Sharia law that gives the reader a taste of Islam.

This book makes an effective tool to educate politicians, legal authorities and public officials. Islam is a religion, a culture and a political system. This little book is concise. Islam is a political system as well as a religion and Sharia Law governs how Muslims must live.

Sharia Law is incompatible with the US Constitution. They cannot co-exist because according to Sharia Law it is the only perfect law since it comes directly from Allah.

Islam is not a religion of tolerance or respect for /5(31). Sharia is, as expressed in the Qur’an and the Sunnah, divine law. The Sunnah is a record of the life and example of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The Sunnah is primarily contained in the Hadith or reports of Muhammad’s sayings, his actions, his tacit approval of actions, and his demeanor.

Sharia Law provides an understanding of the vile practices of Sharia Law but loses any appeal when its writer waxes on about gods and goddesses and is clearly deceived by the evil one and confused about the true dictates of Christianity and that is we are saved through God's grace by faith in 1 Corinthians plus s: The Sharia forms a fixed objective reference for one to live a morally ethical life.

Thus, not only individuals but communities can prosper under these guidelines. Sharia is not a book of commandments such as those in Exodus. It is not a legal document for witch-hunting. It is not a call to arms or rejection of Western society.

"The Enforcement of God’s Law" published on 21 Jul by Brill. The authors, Raficq S. Abdulla and Mohamed M.

Keshavjee, both British-trained lawyers, argue that sharia and the positive law flowing from it, known as fiqh, have never been an exclusive legal system or a fixed set of beliefs.

In addition to tracing the history of sharia, the book offers a critique concerning its status today. The rest of the world, which has not accepted Sharia law and so is not in a state of submission, exists in a state of rebellion or war with the will of Allah.

It is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb until such time that all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law.

You answer to God for everything in the Sharia, and you only answer to the state for a few of them. Sharia was born during a period of Islamic expansion following the death of the Prophet Muhammad.A Sharia Law supporter (L) argues with a demonstrator at an anti-Sharia law demonstration in Hyde Park, central London on Novem The organisers were calling for an end to all religion-based courts to be abolished due to their alleged .