Port In A Storm: A Fiqh Solution To The North American Qibla
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Port In A Storm: A Fiqh Solution To The North American Qibla

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The qibla is the noblest of directions. This widely acclaimed book settles the question of the physical direction of Mecca from North America in the first thirty pages, after which it presents to readers for the first time the 1998 Fatwa of al-Azhar on the North American qibla. From this point of departure, the author surveys such major contemporary issues as the relation...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published 2001 by Wakeel Books
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Lumumba Shakur
This book is a testament to the exacting nature of the author's scholarship. It draws from a wide-array of sources along the classical paradigm and makes a definitive statement regarding the issue it seeks to resolve. It was written at a time when the qibla issue was becoming a divisive point of contention amongst communities and even household and though that spirit has died out, the book remains as a standard of contemporary scholarship.

Thus, the book is highly recommended to those who are in...more
A great book for fiqh nerds. I wish I wrote this review after I read the book b/c I remember I had much to say back then, but for now - read and enjoy.
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