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Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:19:00 AM
Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:20:42 AM
by enizahura abdul aziz
It has the potential to create a genetic identity crisis, where there would be confusion about lineage or ‘nasab’.
Acceptance and respect are the other requisites for long-lasting peace in plural societies.
State Religious Councils often think of construction projects for endowment land, but agricultural ventures could also be lucrative and could reduce reliance on food imports.
Great reward promised to those who work hard to solve disputes.
Our constitution was drafted keeping in mind the dynamism that it might take to cater to the needs, aims and aspirations of the future generations.
RECENTLY, the Ministry of Higher Education launched Lifelong Islamic Education with two-pronged objectives: to offer continuous Islamic education to all levels of society, especially for those who miss the opportunity to learn it throughout their academic life, and secondly, to provide complementary professional skills, especially to students in religious studies who are labelled as those who are embroiled only with religious studies.
Islam emphasises not only the duty to be honest, truthful and trustworthy, but also the social obligation to always support truthful people, to associate with the truthful ones and to keep their company.
When transplantation is allowed, there must be a very strong justification that this is the only way to save the patient’s life.
Muslim scholars take the view that there is a limit to a patient’s autonomy in choosing the forms of treatment and care, as a doctor’s professional advice should also be considered.
WORLD Factbook by the Central Intelligence Agency cites 22.74% of the world population as Muslims. This makes Muslims the world’s second largest religious group after Christians (33.39%).
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