Category: Islamic Law and Jurisprudence

Some Q&A on Islamic Law in Indonesian Law

Very recently a Ph.D Student from Bangladesh came to me and asked some questions regarding his research on inter-faith marriage in Bangladesh, with comparative analysis to a few other countries including Indonesia. There are a few questions which I think I need to share to clarify possible misunderstandings by non-Indonesians who are learning about Indonesian

Understanding Islam in the Human Rights Discourse: The Role of “Fundamental Responsibilities” at Islam’s Core

  Understanding Islam in the Human Rights Discourse: The Role of “Fundamental Responsibilities” at Islam’s Core By Fajri Matahati Muhammadin Debates on Islam and human rights are always hot and ongoing. It seems that most debates lie on a right-per-right comparison or particular issues in the Muslim world. Some take a more positive approach by

Should Muslims Argue Exceptionalism/Particularism in International Law?

  Abstract This mini-paper takes context of a Muslim mind in the current discourse of (Western) Universalism versus Exceptionalism/Particularism in international law. Typically an international human rights discussion is at the center of this. I observe that most Muslim international law scholars with righteous aqeedah choose to argue Exceptionalism/Particularism. I argue that, while they may

Anda Tidak Mengimani Kenabian Mirza Ghulam Ahmad? ANDA KAFIR! (Aqidah Takfir Ahmadiyah, oleh Ustadz Marmuzah)

Assalaamu’alaykum warahmatullaahi wabarakaatuh,   Setidaknya di lingkungan sekitar saya, ketika bicara aliran sesat lebih banyak focus pada Syiah atau Islam Liberal (atau Kokohiyyun, atau selain Kokohiyyun bagi Kokohiyyun HAHA). Ahmadiyah serasa terlupakan. Nah, hari ini saya mendapati sebuah kultweet dari Ustadz Marmuzah dari India yang sangat mencerahkan. Selama ini saya cuma tahu bahwa Ahmadiyah mengakui