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Dar al-Ifta’: The House of Fatwa

Dar al-Ifta’: The House of Fatwa

The fatwa is commonly known in the West as a death sentence. Among Muslims, the fatwa can be among the most powerful tools of Islamic populism. On a third front, the fatwa is simply a bureaucratic function. Which definition encompasses reality? Since the dawn of Islam the scholar has had a place of prominence, celebrated … Continue reading