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Extent of punishment

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Ta’zir punishment has no measures, they are left to the judge’s discretion, it can go as high as the capital punishment if it protects the community as in the case of spying crime.

Enforcement

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Enforcement of Ta’zir requires two types of actions: To neglect duties when one is able to fulfill them such as repayment of debts or doing what is forbidden such as bribes.

Discretionary punishments

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Ta’zir, in the Islamic law, are punishments needed to protect society against chaos and corruption. The enforcement of a ta’zir punishment is subject to the Muslim ruler’s discretion.

Theft

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Theft is a cardinal sin, it is an aggression on other people’s rights. The punishment for theft is cutting the hand of the thief, but there are conditions for this to be enforced.

Drinking intoxicants

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This article tackles the ruling on drinking intoxicants in Islam, it is unanimously agreed that it is forbidden. The reason, punishment and conditions are discussed in detail.

Punishment for false accusation

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The prescribed punishment for false accusation of adultery is severe for reasons such as: protecting society, safeguarding honors and putting an end to evil talk and indecency.

The crime of false accusation of adultery

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Accusing an innocent person with adultery or any immoral acts is strictly forbidden by God by clear statements. All Muslim scholars agree that it is a cardinal crime; due to the harm caused to the person and society. 

The mandatory punishment for adultery

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To enforce the punishment for adultery, it must first be proven to have occurred. The proof required is either four confessions by the doer, or the testimony of four witnesses.

The nature of this sin

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Zina is one of the gravest and most wicked sins, it leaves serious effects, causing absence of clarity of lineage. This is why, Islam warns very sternly against all extramarital relations.

Adultery

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Zina stands for both fornication and adultery, which are cardinal sins. Islamically, it refers to sexual intercourse between man and woman with no legitimate marital relationship.

Mandatory Punishments (Hudud)

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Hudud are punishments for encroaching on the limits set by God, their legitimacy is based on the Quran, Sunnah and unanimity of scholars such as adultery and theft punishments.

Lessons on Fasting, Taraweeh & Zakaat

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Lessons on Fasting, Taraweeh & zakaat: contains numerous beneficial points. Itis divided up into eight sections, which were designed to serve as lessons on distinct topics commonly talked about during the month of Ramadan.

The Wisdom behind the Islamic Laws Regarding Women

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The Wisdom behind the Islamic Laws Regarding Women: A treatise presented for the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, China

Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence

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The book of Principles of Islamic Fiqh is a great book written by Muhammad Hashem Kamali to explain this field of knowledge in the English language. It contains lots of chapters such as: Islamic Ruling, Islamic evidences as the Quran, Sunnah, Consensus and analogy, and the Personal Reasoning.

Legal Maxims of Islamic Jurisprudence

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This is the book of "Legal Maxims of Islamic Jurisprudence" that is studied at the Islamic University of North America (Mishkah). It presents the topic in a simple way. In the beginning, the book presents an accurate definition of the Islamic legal maxims and gives lots of examples on each rule.

New Muslims Guide to Hajj and Umrah

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This is a gift for all the new Muslims who currently know the right path to Allah. This is a means to strength and preserve their belief.

Fiqh Made Easy

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In this work, the world- renowned scholar of comparative fiqh, Dr. Saalih al-Sadlaan of Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University discusses the most important issues of fiqh. In this work, the author has done an excellent job of concisely mentioning the most important aspects of the different fiqh topics he discussed. Furthermore, he has discussed many issues that are not greatly discussed in the English literature, such as the rules concerning bequests and endowments. Hence, this work was chosen to be translated as a welcomed addition to the available English literature.

Summarized Islamic Fiqh

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This is one of the important summarized books which handle, discuss and explain the issues of monotheism, morals, Islamic manners and supplications along with the Islamic jurisprudence.

The Basic Rulings and Principles of Fiqh

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In this book, Dr. Saleh As-Saleh explains only seven foundations out of sixty mentioned in the book of Sh. Abder-Rahman As-Se’di \”The Basic Rulings and Principles, and the Beneficial and Eloquent Classifications and Differentiations\”. The importance of this book stems from the nature of its content. This is because the scholars of Islam gave great importance to the study of the basic rulings and principles of fiqh so that they are able to encompass the various cases and refer these cases to the basic rulings and principles in order to deduct and apply the judgment in a comprehensive, yet precise manner.

Sharh ’Umdah al Fiqh

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The Fiqh of Worship. The book of al-‘Umdah is an abbreviated book of Fiqh according to the hanbali school of Fiqh (madhhab).

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