Priorities of The Islamic Movement in The Coming Phase


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  • Priorities of The Islamic Movement in The Coming Phase


  • GLOSSARY

    Ahl al­Dhimma

    [Lit. the people under protection covenant the Non­Muslim subjects of a Muslim government, belonging to the Jewish, Christian or Sabean creed, who, for the payment of a poll­tax, enjoys security of their persons and property in a Muslim country.

    Ahl al­Kitab

    [Lit. the people of the Scripture] Jews & Christians.

    Awqaf

    Religious trusts or endowments

    Dar al­Herb

    [The Land of Warfare] a country in which peace has not been proclaimed between Muslims and unbelievers.

    Dar al­Islam

    [The Land of Islam] territories in which Islam and Islamic religious law prevail

    F'arida

    An enjoined duty; a compulsory act of worship.

    Fatwa

    A legal Islamic opinion

    1. Fiqh

    [In the literal sense]: a framework of understanding

    2. Fiqh

    [In the terminological sense]: provisions of Islamic law

    Ghusl

    Major ablution; ceremonial washing of the body.

    Halal &Haram

    [Respectively] what is lawful and what is forbidden in Islam

    Hijra

    The migration of Muslims to Medina

    Jahiliyya

    (1) The pre­Islamic era.
    (2) The adoption of the pagan practices of that period.

    Janaba

    A ceremonial impurity (that necessitates ghusl)

    Jihad

    Striving in the cause of Allah.

    Masaleh Mursala

    Public interests

    Mawali

    Non­Arab Muslims

    Nafila

    An optional, supererogatory practice of worship, in contrast to farida

    Ribat

    Guarding Muslims from infidels

    Sadagat

    Supererogatory spending for charity. of Zakat

    Tahlil

    Uttering the formula of faith: "La ilaha illa Allah", i.e. (No god but Allah)

    Takbir

    Uttering the formula "Allahu Akbar", i.e. (Allah is the Greatest)

    Takfir

    Judgment of someone as unbeliever

    Tasbih

    Uttering the formula: "Subhan Allah", i.e. (Glory be to Allah)

    Usul al­Fiqh

    Principles of jurisprudence
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