Illuminatio #4
Year II, Autumn MMXXI; Featured articles

Editorial

In this issue, the pen of academician Mehmed Akšamija offers you a continuation of his analysis of the work of art (qadar/ṣināʿat) within the Islamic worldview. By his analysis and setting boundaries in accordance with the recognized authorities of "Islamic art", Akšamija, for the first time,...

QADAR/ṢINĀ´AT – a product of the classical-traditional attitude toward the Qur'ān, Sùnnah and Hadīth - second part

The intention of this analysis is to continue the discussion (from the previous issuees) of some parts of the history of what is declared or titled „Islamic art”, within the critical and theoretical framework of both Occidental-Western and (some) Muslim perspectives. The analysis and...

About Bosniaks, Islam and Socialism

The legacy of Yugoslav socialism is still viable in the successor states and the nations of that former common state as a form of identity. The relationship between communist doctrine and religion, specifically Islam, is of particular interest to researchers. This paper was written under the...

Muslim Influence on the Legal Reform of King Henry II in England in the XII Century

Undertaking legislative reform becomes necessary when the legal system does not respond to the needs of society in changed social circumstances. The reform can be carried out on the basis of existing sources, within the legal system to be reformed, or by borrowing institutions from more advanced...

Fundamental Understanding of Faith and Morals

For Muslims worldwide there are several fundamental words or notions in Islam that serve to renew a basic belief and knowledge in men who would like to sense the essence of Islam in its core values as a precondition for an understanding of the purpose of this worldly life as well as for a belief...

Why did Dante Alighieri Condemn Prophet Mohammed A.S. to Hell?

This year, 2021, marks the 700 th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, Italian poet, writer and thinker, who has been honored by grand attributes and signs of recognition by many. On the occasion of this anniversary, this essay briefly deals with some of the reasons for which Dante, in his...