The migration to Medina was more than an escape. It was a turning a point. It was an Islamic value. It was a sacrifice that would lead to a successful future. Learn how the selfless support of Medina for the refugees of Mecca meant that their society would flourish and thus allow Islam to grow. Contemporary implications regarding immigration will also be discussed.
About The Author
Professor Auda is the Chairman of the Maqasid Institute, a global think tank based in London, UK, with educational and research projects in a dozen other countries. He is a Professor and Al-Shatibi Chair of Maqasid Studies at the International Peace College South Africa, and a Visiting Professor for the Study of Islam at Carleton University in Canada. He is a Founding and Board Member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Member of the Executive Board of the Fiqh Council of North America, Member of the European Council for Fatwa and Research, and Fellow of the Islamic Fiqh Academy of India. He has a PhD in the philosophy of Islamic law from University of Wales in the UK, and a PhD in systems analysis from University of Waterloo in Canada. Early in his life, he memorized the Quran and studied Fiqh, Usul and Hadith in the halaqas of Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo.
Shariah is Islamic Ethics-Carleton Centre for the Study of Islam
February 28, 2017
Were Prophets and Companions Infallible?
April 17, 2013
Women Area in Mosque: Too Many Restrictions? (Part 1-5)
March 2, 2016
Shari`ah Laws and Women
February 12, 2013