x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Four volumes of knowledge and why they are important

The Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai has reissued four volumes of fatwas, organising them by topic.

The Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai has reissued four volumes of fatwas, organising them by topic.

The department seeks to spread Islamic knowledge by delivering the correct religious information from the Quran and the Sunnah, said Dr Hamad bin al Sheikh Ahmed Shaibani, the director general of the department of the president of the Supreme Committee for Issuing Fatwas.

In a statement to WAM, the state news agency, Dr Shaibani also said that it is important to the department to publish Islamic education in a modern way so that it can attract people to Islam.

The department does this by publishing, reprinting, and distributing books, and by participating in book fairs inside and outside the Emirates.

The first volume of fatwas tackles faith and scientific interpretations of the Quran and Hadith, according to Dr Ahmed al Haddad, the grand mufti of Dubai.

The worshipping is then divided into sections, including purity, prayer, giving, zakat and fasting. The second volume covers Haj, Umrah, the sacrifices, vows and food.

The transactions are divided into sections, including the book of marriage, divorce, divorce by women and other marriage subjects.

The third volume covers breast feeding, custody, general expenditures, sales, mortgages, debts, warranties, insurance and similar subjects.

Dr al Haddad said the final volume includes border crimes, banditry, blood money and inheritance.

 

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