Thursday, 08 September 2011
Sh Musa Furber, Research Associate in Tabah Foundation and scholar in Islamic Sciences, was sourced for two important articles published in the famous 'The National' newspaper of UAE.
The first article, published on 8th of Aug 2011, was discussing the issue of scientists suggesting using maths to mark start and end of Ramadan, and how islamic scholars would agree or disagree with them.
"Their entire argumentation is based on engineering and mathematics, and if you want to make an argument to change a policy concerning the Muslim community, it had better be based on religious methodology. Otherwise, the learned scholars will never accept it." said Sh Musa. [Read Full article here]
The second article, published on 9th of Aug 2011, was on bioethics. The article discussed a controversial issue, where an in-vitro fertilisation centre in Abu Dhabi is to offer genetic screenings of embryos - a service that geneticists say is needed to prevent disorders related to interfamily marriage-, and what is the religious leaders situation from it. [Read Full article here]