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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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Archived from the original on 5 Qaradai 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”.

They want continued massacres to kill Sunnis. He has also published some excerpts of his poetry in the book Nafahat wa Lafahat. Sign up for free access to 3 articles per month and weekly email updates from expert policy analysts. Same for Mukhannathun Transgenderin which there are many prophetic Hadith that allows male who have inclinations towards being female effeminate that occurred during the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s time and that they were accepted as part of the larger community in Madinah having equal rights.

Volume 11, Issue Qaradawi stated that Russia is an “enemy of Islam” due to the country’s military relations with the Syrian regime.

Qaradawi’s Revisions

Archived from the original on 9 August That said, Islam remains an important framework for public debate and a reservoir of qardaawi symbolism. In an interview with Der SpiegelQaradawi said that his attitude towards homosexuality is the same as that found in Christianity. Lie in wait for them. He has also justified his views by stating that all Israeli civilians are potential soldiers, since Israel is a “militarized society”.

Following his father’s death, he was raised by his uncle. During the conference al-Qaradawi expressed his support for suicide attacks against Israeli civilians, calling the fight against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories a “necessary Jihad”.


Al-Qaradawi has written on the danger of extremist groups of Islam, in his dissertation on the subject Islamic Awakening between Rejection and Extremism. Finally, he believes that “hidden apostasy” where the apostate does not “proclaim” his conversion may be left to the judgement of God in the Hereafter. Archived from the original on 12 May She has nevertheless taken the time to write the following piece for us. Al-Qaradawi was mentioned among “the sheikhs of death,” as the signatories defined those who manipulate religion to incite violence, for “providing a religious cover for terrorism.

The abduction and killing of Americans in Iraq is a [religious] obligation so as to cause them to leave Iraq immediately. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: The vehicle of this support is a complete boycott of the enemies’ goods.

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi

In the interview he stated, “One year ago, there was a demonstration against me in London because I spoke out against homosexuality. A human soul must be respected. From the earliest period of Islam to the present day, Muslims are in unanimous agreement that they enjoy the same qaadawi and carry the same responsibilities as Muslims themselves, while being free to practice their own faiths.

In October according to Saudi Arabia’s newspaper qxradawi Arab News” based in New York and Jeddah, over 2, Muslim intellectuals from 23 countries signed a petition addressed to the United Nations to raise awareness on the use of religion for incitement to violence. Retrieved 11 July Al-Qaradawi has been awarded by various countries and institutions for his contributions to Islamic society.

Al-Qaradawi explains that Allah God is talking about Muhammad’s miracle birth as the verse mentions “sent you”. Retrieved 11 April Indeed, as long as Muslims are free to use media and other resources to press their case, there is no justification for using force to qaradawj countries for Islam.


Retrieved 20 March Islam, the religion of tolerance, holds the human soul in high esteem, and considers the attack against innocent human beings a grave sin; this is backed by the Qur’anic verse that reads: Archived from the original on 11 October While al-Qaradawi believes that the Muslim community is not allowed to punish “intellectual apostasy”, where the apostates do not “swagger” about their conversion, he still strongly condemns it.

Qaradawi on Jihad (1 of 3)

Although originally expected to air inno information has been released on the film since Saft Turab, Kingdom of Egypt now Egypt. He compared them takfiri groups to dogs from Hell-fire for using religion to kill the innocents.

Understanding the Christian Crisis in the Middle East. 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.

After the September 11 attacksal-Qaradawi urged Muslims to donate blood for the victims and said: He has also received eight international prizes for his contributions to Islamic scholarship, [9] and is considered one of the most influential such scholars living today.