One who eats halal does not become rebellious

According to our religion, Islam, the concepts ‘halal’ and ‘haram’ solely and exclusively belongs to our Lord, Allah (swt), and they are clearly expressed in our Holy Book, the Qur’an, leaving no need for the comment of any human. For the parts we may not understand, our Lord has sent our Master, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), to interpret them; and he has explained those parts in detail. Moreover, Allah taught us all the fundamentals, manners and concepts of our religion by sending the madhhab imams and scholars of Islam who have…

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Our duty is to serve

According to the secret of “The master of a people is the one who serves them.” 1 the condition for being a master is to serve. Although the words ‘duty’ and ‘service’ are used with similar meanings, there are some slight differences. Duty means the responsibility and mission given by an authority; service, on the other hand, means the trouble and hardship someone has while performing the duty. For instance, prophethood is a duty; worship and dawah (conveying) are the service of the duty of prophethood. For this reason, the…

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Four functions of Sunnah

Sunnah is defined as follows: The way lived in and adopted, tradition, character, creation (disposition) temper, way formed of commands and prohibitions. 1 As a term Sunnah means ‘the entire words, actions and approval (taqreer) which are attributed to our master, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)’. Approval (taqreer) refers to such situations where the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) saw a thing, kept silent and did not reject it. 2 The Sunnah of Rasulullah (pbuh) is the most important source after the Qur’an. In the religion of Islam, the model person to take…

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The Pen 30th issue

Editor’s letter: The person who has lived the Qur’an in his life the most Yunus Emre PEHLİVAN Answers to the claims of Deism Mustafa TOPOZ Four functions of Sunnah Ali CIRIT Our duty is to serve Dr Muhammed BOSTAN  Cooperation and division of labour Zeynelabidin YILDIRIM The moment we are most close to Allah Arif Emre GUNDUZ Essence of the intention Kudret UGUR Those who have hardship in wealth, and wealth in hardship Idris TUZUN Broken mirrors, broken worlds Dr Ebuzer OZKAN  One who eats halal does not become rebellious Recep Said YILDIRIM Keeping one’s promise Ali SEMERCI Cure…

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