In this interview Maher Hathout offers a very humane understanding of Shariah. He outlines the 5 principles upon which Shariah is based: preservation of life; preservation and freedom of religion; preservation of mind and intellect, including freedom of conscience and thought; preservation of lineage and family; preservation of ownership.
A Talk by Ali Allawi on the earliest origins and the Qur'anic support for a tradition of inner spiritual practice.
I have wanted for a long time to attempt to share my enthusiasm for the Qur’an and the truth that can be found in it when it is approached without too many preconceptions. With my dear friend and colleague, Mahmoud Mostafa, we would like to explore what the Qur’an says about the deeper matters of