CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE AND MAN ACCORDING TO THE QUR’AN

CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE AND MAN ACCORDING TO THE QUR’AN   Possessing reason, idea, intelligence and conscience, man has always wondered and questioned about from where he has come, the manner of his advent, and the place he is destined to go. The past civilizations have legends (Altay, Enuma Elish legend etc.) regarding this issue. […]

ZAQAH

ZAQAH “ز ك و zkv ”, the root of “الزكوة Zaqah” which is one of the fundamental elements of the religion of Islam, means “reproduction and The thing that is reproduced and multiplied given by Allah from the species of fruit and cereals is called “ زكاء zeqa ”. One of the derivatives of this […]

SADAQA/PUBLIC REVENUE

SADAQA   الصدقة Sadaqa is the values, the taxes, received for the public as revenues in return of a public service (Benefit theory) or by means of seizure, as the case may be (Power theory). Sadaqa was called “sadaqa” because it shows the loyalty of the believers in following the orders of Allah. The plural form […]

MALADY THAT ENSLAVES PERSONS AND COLONIZES COUNTRIES: RIBA (INTEREST)

MALADY THAT ENSLAVES PERSONS AND COLONIZES COUNTRIES: RIBA (INTEREST)   The issue of “riba” takes place in different sections in the Qur’an, except for the transitions in independent Ayat, and in the paragraph consisting of the Ayat 275-281 of the Surah Al-Baqara:   Surah Al-Baqara 275-281: 275Those who enjoy the riba [income that is earned […]

MASJID AL-AQSA

MASJID AL-AQSA Masjid al-Aqsa, as stated in the Qur’an, has got a very special meaning among Islam societies. It is the place where Allah made the prophet Muhammad walk at night in order to show some of His ayat/signs and conveyed the first revelation to the prophet near the last lote tree (a kind of […]

INFAQ/AID

INFAQ/AID   The first meaning of “ن ف ق n f q”, which is the root of the word of “الإنفاق infaq” is the “death of a horse and other living beings”. The word has subsequently come to be used with the meanings of “Eradication, consumption”. Meaning of the world of “إنفاق infaq”, is the […]

PROFIT, RENT, FEE, INTEREST AND KENZ

PROFIT, RENT, FEE, INTEREST AND KENZ   The concepts we used as the title of our article are the issues that concern the Muslims very closely and are worth narrating in hundreds of pages. Hence, our valuable Islamic law scholars have expressed these issues in volumes throughout history. We will try to present the issues […]

WAR/BATTLE IN ISLAM

    WAR/BATTLE IN ISLAM   The term “savaş” in Turkish is used as the counterpart of the words in Arabic of “ قتال qıtal”, “ جهاد jihad”, and “ حرب harb محاربة muharaba”. As the meanings of these words are different, the word of “war/battle” in Islam is misunderstood as well. The word of […]

الصّلوة – SALAH

SALAH MEANING OF الصّلوة [SALAH] It seems possible that the word الصّلوة [salah] has been derived from the roots of ص ل ى [saly] and ص ل و [salv] as a structure. It may have been derived from both roots according to the grammar rules. It is because both of the words of ص ل […]

MARY IN THE QUR’AN

MARY IN THE QUR’AN   Mary and Prophet Jesus are the very first personalities about whom people stir controversy and argue most. As in the period during which the Qur’an was revealed, the situation was the same, Our Supreme explained the actual fundamental information regarding these two persons and sealed the issue in the Surah […]