Dr. Hathout explains the basics of Islam. Some topics discussed:
- Similarities and differences between Muslims, Jews, and Christians
- Middle East conflicts
Dr. Hathout and a panel of religious leaders discuss the lack of religion in our society.
Dr. Hathout discusses what Muslims believe, the growth of Islam in the United States, and clarifies what Americans do not understand about Islam.
Dr. Hathout discusses events in Palestine and the lack of criticism against Israel.
In this interview, Dr. Osman defines sharia law (laws pertaining to the ruler, the ruled, criminals, family, labor, and general daily life) and discusses the widely held misconceptions among non-Muslims and Muslims. What contributions have Muslim jurists made in Islamic legal thought? How can the same sharia laws be applicable today as they were centuries ago? Dr. Osman argues the flexibility of sharia by comparing the general and detailed principles in the Quran.