The Political Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ: Part 2

Al-Arqam ibn Abi al-Arqam Mosque, Benghazi In the first post in this series, the requirement to follow the Sunnah of the Prophet (ﷺ), not only in our individual worship but also in political (or indeed economic or social) matters was discussed. This political Sunnah includes the methodology of the Prophet (ﷺ) in statecraft and also … Continue reading The Political Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ: Part 2

The Political Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ: Part 1

In relation to the requirement to obey Allah and His Messeger (ﷺ), Imam Shafi‘i quotes many verses of the Qur’an in his most famous book, Al-Risāla fī Uṣūl al-Fiqh (Treatise on the Foundations of Islamic Jurisprudence). Among them is the following: “O believers! Obey Allah and His Messenger...” (8:20) And “When Allah and His Messenger … Continue reading The Political Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ: Part 1