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Justice of God – eBook

Justice of God – eBook

A short text on the nature of Allah’s attribute of `Adl (Justice) where the author discusses philosophical issues about its seeming incompatibility with events like natural disasters as well as with Allah’s own Divine Will. Read More »

Treating the Women with Justice

Treating the Women with Justice

An unbeliever said to Abu Ja’far al- Ahwal: ” Tell me about the following Words of Allah, the Exalted: Then marry such women as seem good to you, two and three and four; but if you fear that you will not do justice (between them), then marry only one.'(4:3) and these Words of Him: ‘And you have it not in your power to do justice between wives, even though you ... Read More »

All Curious Persons Ask Themselves

All Curious Persons Ask Themselves

1) Is peace, justice, security and freedom of people from the hands of any kind of oppression, injustice, discrimination and imperialism, the future destiny of humanity? Or, as some people predict, chaos increases, distances become more, disharmonies and imbalances advance and finally a nuclear or super-nuclear world war destroys human civilization and if some humans remain on the earth then they will be retarded, handicapped, forlorn and helpless? 2) If ... Read More »

What is Justice?

What is Justice?

Justice contains two varying meanings. The extensive meaning of justice is “to put everything in its place,” or in other words, being in balance and equilibrium. This meaning or sense of justice rules over the entire created universe – in the galaxies, within an atom, in the structure of a human being’s existence and in all plants and animals. This is what the famous tradition of the Holy Prophet refers ... Read More »

What is Justice?

What is Justice?

1. Why was Justice selected among all of God’s Qualities, considered to be a principle of religion? In this study, before anything else, this point must be made clear as to why the great ‘ulama consider justice, one of God’s Qualities, to be a principle among the five pillars of religion. God is the Knower (Alim), Powerful (Qadir), Just (Adil), Wise (Hakim), Merciful (Rahman), Compassionate (Rahim), Primordial (Azali), Eternal (Abadi), ... Read More »

What is meant by ‘justice’  with respect to polygamy?

What is meant by ‘justice’ with respect to polygamy?

In verse 3 of SuratulNisa, we read: فَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَلاَّ تَعْدِلُوا فَوَاحِدَةً “…but if you fear that you will not do justice (between them), then (marry) only one.” Similarly, in verse 129 of this same chapter, we read: وَ لَنْ تَسْتَطِيعُوا أَنْ تَعْدِلُوا بَيْنَ النِّسَاءِ وَ لَوْ حَرَصْـتُمْ “And you have it not in your power to do justice between wives, even though you may wish (it).” The question that ... Read More »