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Articles by Asif Iftikhar
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Writers List
Abdus Sattar Ghauri
Adnan Zulfiqar
Ameer Hamza
Amin Ahsan Islahi
Asif Iftikhar
Dr Farhad Shafti
Dr Khalid Zaheer
Dr. Junaid Hassan
Dr. Shehzad Saleem
Firas Ahmad
Imam Hamiduddin Farahi
Javed Ahmad Ghamidi
Jhangeer Hanif
Kamran Bashir Sheikh
Khalid Masud
Moiz Amjad
Rehan Ahmad
Saadia Malik
Siddiq Bukhary
Tariq Haashmi
Yoginder Sikand
Qur'an
- Review of Walid A. Saleh’s Article on Al-Wahidi’s Views on the Interpretation of Dall in Q. 93:7   (February 2013)
- The Art of Interpretation   (April 1996)
Hadith & Sunnah
- The Authenticity of Hadīth   (November 1992)
Political Issues
- Whither Justice?   (October 1995)
Economic Issues
- The Meaning of Ribā   (April 2002)
- Rent and Ribā   (April 2002)
- The Status of the Stock Exchange   (May 1999)
- Rent and Ribā   (June 1997)
- To Devalue or Not to Devalue? -- That’s Not the Question   (October 1996)
- Shaikh Mahmud Ahmad’s Concept of Time Multiple Counter Loan   (August 1996)
- The Budget 1996-97 For Whom the Bell Tolls?   (August 1996)
- The Meaning of Ribā   (June 1996)
- The Meaning of Ribā   (March 1996)
- Performance of the Economy   (February 1996)
- Status of the Stock Exchange   (July 1994)
- Sheikh Mahmood Ahmad’s Concept of Time Multiple Counter Loan   (August 1992)
- Rent and Ribā   (September 1991)
Social Issues
- CII, Divorce Laws, and Argumentum ad Baculum   (January 2009)
- Walī’s Consent In Marriage   (December 1996)
- Halālah   (February 1996)
Dialogue
- A Discussion on Sufism, Epistemology, and Usūl   (August 2004)
- What if He is?   (January 1999)
Criticism
- CA-15 and Love Laws   (October 1998)
- No ‘ology’ like Etymology   (May 1991)
- “..but some animals are more equal than others”   (January 1991)
Jihad
- Murder, Manslaughter and Terrorism -- All in the Name of Allāh   (April 1997)
- Thou Mayst Kill!   (January 1997)
- No Jihād Without the State   (November 1996)
- No Jihad Without the State   (January 1996)
Reflections
- Discourse on Knowledge and Beliefs: Annotated Translation of a Section on Epistemology from Abū Rashīd Nisābūrī’s al-Masā’il fī al-Khilāf bayn al-Basriyyīn wa al-Baghdādiyyīn III   (August 2014)
- Discourse on Knowledge and Beliefs:  Annotated Translation of a Section on Epistemology from Abu Rashid Nisaburi’s al-Masa’il fi al-Khilaf bayn al-Basriyyin wa al-Baghdadiyyin (Part II)   (April 2014)
- Discourse on Knowledge and Beliefs: Annotated Translation of a Section on Epistemology from Abu Rashid Nisaburi’s al-Masa’il fi al-Khilaf bayn al-Basriyyin wa al-Baghdadiyyin (1)   (March 2014)
- Letter to the Christian Community on the Recent Gojra Tragedy   (September 2009)
- Email from Canada: Lamentations of a Sinner   (February 2003)
- The Redundant Warriors   (September 1999)
- A Man’s First Foes   (June 1999)
- Until Daylight....   (June 1997)
- Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?   (February 1997)
- O Si Sic Omnia!*
* O that he had done all things were thus, or O that all things were thus.
  (November 1996)
- Quid Rides?   (June 1996)
- `...but some animals are more equal than others’   (January 1996)
- Why Religion?   (December 1995)
- Why Religion?   (December 1994)
- Tazkiyah-i Nafs   (March 1991)
Obituary
- Abdus Sattar Ghauri (You will be missed!)   (June 2014)
Education
- Recommendations for Improving Education in Pakistan   (April 2000)
- Professionalism in Teaching   (August 1997)
- Mus’ab Public School: An Introduction   (December 1993)
God and Monotheism
- Tawhīd in Sufism   (August 1997)
- Tawhīd in Sufism   (September 1996)
- I am Allah, You are Allah…   (June 1991)
Book Review
- The Mughal Empire   (March 2010)
- Blasphemy (A Novel)   (October 1998)
Rhyme and Reason
- Twinkle, Twinkle   (September 2006)
- Wither, Wither   (November 2005)
- Wanderings   (May 2004)
- In Hope and in Fear   (April 2004)
- In Hope and in Fear   (October 2003)
- Take Not the Joy Away!   (June 2003)
- Smiling Alone   (August 1997)
- Smiling Alone   (December 1996)
- Money is Everything!   (December 1996)
Editor's Mail
- Trivializing Homosexuality   (June 2006)
Appendixes
- Appendix 1: Some Basic Assertions for Bringing the Economy in Line with Islam   (August 1999)
- Appendix 3: For Whom the Bell Tolls?   (August 1999)
- Appendix 4: Ribā and Subterfuges of Earlier Peoples Who Received Divine Guidance   (August 1999)
- Appendix 1: Ribā and Rent   (July 1999)
- Appendix 2: Ribā in Barter on Credit   (July 1999)
- Appendix 3: The Meaning of Ribā   (July 1999)
Responses
- Lesbianism and Islam   (August 2011)
- Repeated Grave Sins   (August 1999)
Usul
- A Note on Ijma‘   (May 2011)
   
 
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