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  Qadi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Qadi (قاضى) is an Arabic term meaning "judge." The duties of a quadi are outlined in Sharia (Islamic religious law).
The responsibility of a Qadi is restricted to issues connected to religion, involving marriage and divorce, and inheritance, including the pious bequests (waqf), of which a qadi was often the trustee.
Charges of favoritism and corruption in the qadi are as ancient in Islam as anti-clericalism is in the West.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Qadi   (369 words)

 Qadi_Zada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi Zada means "son of the judge" and we must assume that indeed Qadi Zada's father was the judge.
In 1417, perhaps encouraged by Qadi Zada, Ulugh Beg began building a madrasah which is a centre for higher education.
A commentary by Qadi Zada which is incomplete, was on the astronomical treatise of Nasir ad-Din al-Tusi.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /%7Ehistory/Mathematicians/Qadi_Zada.html   (1056 words)

 Saudi Denies U.S. Charge That He Gave Bin Laden Aid
Qadi and the foundation — its six-member board included prominent figures like two members of the bin Mahfouz banking clan — are raising questions among Saudis about the investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks.
Qadi said he did not remember all the specific projects, and he said all the files were at his lawyer's office in Britain.
Qadi said all the branches of the charity were shut down at roughly the same time, after its founders decided that they could do just as well working through established foundations.
www.crimelynx.com /saudiden.html   (760 words)

 Schacht. Law and Justice
The work of the qadis became inevitably more and more specialized, and we may take it for granted that from the turn of the first/seventh century onwards appointments as a rule went to specialists, to persons sufficiently interested in the subject to have given it serious thought in their spare time.
The qadi was not any more the legal secretary of the governor; he was normally appointed by the caliph, and until relieved of his office, he must apply nothing but the sacred law, without interference from the government.
It was originally an honoriflc title given to the qadi of the capital, but the chief qadi soon became one of the most important counsellors of the caliph, and the appointment and dismissal of the other qadis, under the authority of the caliph, became the main function of his office.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/med/schacht.html   (9323 words)

Qadi Abu Bakr's early education was devoted to the Qur'an.
In all it is clear that the qadi exercised wide-ranging control over the everyday affairs of city and country and was closely involved in executive decision-making.
Eventually the enemies of Qadi Abu Bakr were successful in their campaign and, through their slanderous allegations, managed to incite the people against him, to the extent that one day he found himself under siege in his house in a similar situation to that faced by the Rashid Khalif, 'Uthman ibn 'Affan, in Madina.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/ABewley/QadiAbuBakr.html   (5968 words)

 Linotype Fonts: Qadi font   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi™ Bold font is a graceful, yet dynamic, extra-bold Arabic heading face which includes all the traditional range of letterforms.
Qadi™ Bold font was converted to PostScript font format in 1989 taking full advantage of digital technology and Linotype-Hell software for accurate diacritical positioning and kerning refinements, ensuring high quality typography.
Qadi™ Bold not only enjoys great popularity as a headline typeface but can be used successfully within text work.
www.paratype.com /fstore/font.asp?font=Qadi&fcode=1566   (118 words)

 Qadi_Zada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His teacher al-Fanari realised that Qadi Zada was a young man with great abilities in mathematics and astronomy and he advised him to visit the cultural centres of the empire, Khorasan or Transoxania, where he could benefit from coming in contact with the top mathematicians of his time.
Construction of an observatory in Samarkand began in 1424 and, while the observatory was under construction, al-Kashi wrote to his father, who lived in Kashan, about the scientific life in Samarkand.
He published his methods in his Treatise in the sine and, although al-Kashi also produced a method for solving this problem, the two methods are different and show that two remarkable scientists were both working on the same problems at Samarkand.
www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Qadi_Zada.html   (1056 words)

 Chapter# 11: The Qadi and Sheikh Ali Converse
The Qadi, depressed at the success with which Sheikh Ali and his companions had defended their position, retired to his chamber, and kept thinking about the discussion, the strength of the Christian arguments, and ease with which those of his own party had been put aside.
He used, he said, himself to have the same ideas as the Qadi, and did not yield to him in pressing them upon learned Christians, as an unconquerable proof of Islam, until the veil fell from his eyes, and he found he had been, as it were, wandering in a maze.
The Qadi at last agreed that the Quran, as a mere composition, could not be considered a miracle; but still argued that its elevated teaching and sentiment altogether surpassed the range and ability of the men of the time.
www.thegrace.com /books/sweet_first_friuts/en/Converse.htm   (3606 words)

 SITE Institute: SITE In The News - Moneyline
Shortly after the September 11 attacks, the U.S. government blocked Qadi's assets on the ground that charities he was connected to were funding al Qaeda.
Qadi, the FBI was told, had been introduced earlier in Saudi Arabia to Ptech employees as an owner.
The privately held company has had no immediate comment about whether Qadi is an investor or whether the company made charitable contribution that might have been diverted to terrorists.
www.siteinstitute.org /bin/articles.cgi?ID=inthenews1002&Category=inthenews&Subcategory=0   (400 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi said no one has "informed me about their plans to freeze my assets".
The Treasury Department also identified Qadi as the head of the Saudi-based Muwafaq Foundation, a group it said was believed to be a front for bin Laden's al Qaeda organisation.
Qadi said the foundation had been closed for six years.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/2001mid/Saudi_Denies_US__Terror-Funding__Accusation   (337 words)

 L'origine delle Cicognei, una favola araba.
Si recarono quindi dal qadi ben sapendo che i suoi magazzini erano pieni.
Il qadi chiese loro di tornare il giorno dopo e promise che avrebbe distribuito a ciascuno un po' di grano.
Il qadi alle loro spalle si sbellicava dalle risate, ma Dio lo punì trasformandolo in una cicogna, la sua camicia in piume bianche ed il suo mantello in ali nere **.
www.arab.it /favole/origine.htm   (269 words)

A qadi must be a man educated in Islamic science, and his performance must be totally congruent with Sharia without using his own interpretation.
In a trial in front of a qadi, it is the plaintiff who is responsible to bring evidence against the defendant in order to have him or her convicted.
The origin of the institution of qadi, is the old Arab arbitrator, the hakam, but qualities from officials in areas conquered by Arabs have been added to the structure.
www.i-cias.com /e.o/qadi.htm   (165 words)

 qadi --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The qadi hears only religious cases such as those involving inheritance, pious bequests (waqf), marriage, and divorce, though theoretically his jurisdiction extends to both civil and criminal matters.
Traditionally, Shari'ah law was administered by the court of a single qadi, who was the judge of the facts as well as the law, although on difficult legal issues he might seek the advice of a professional jurist, or mufti.
Through his clerk (ka) the qadi controlled his court procedure, which was normally...
www.britannica.com /eb/article?eu=63664   (379 words)

 Qadi Numan
Nu'man was the founder of a distinguished family of Qadis, and both his sons, 'Ali and Muhammad, attained the rank of chief Qadis (Qadi'-I-qudat).
Qadi an-Nu'man died at old Cairo (Misr.) on Friday the 29th of Jamadi II 363/974 C.E. and the Caliph, Imam Mu'izz led the funeral prayer.
His regard for the Qadi may further be judged from the fact that he himself led the funeral prayer of Nu'man' (10).
www.ismaili.net /hero/hero8.html   (1660 words)

 Taj al-D
He died at Cairo 756 A.H. Baha’ al-Din Ahmad al-Subki, head qadi, teacher and writer, the oldest brother of the author, was born in Cairo 719 A.H. He studied Arabic grammar with Abu Hayyan, the principles of law with al-Isfahani, and theology with his father, Taqi al-Din.
He was qadi at al-Mahalla and afterwards teacher at al-Saifiyya until he died, 725 A.H. Sadid al-Din `Abd al-Barr and `Abd al-Latif al-Subki, the cousins of the father of the author, we only know by name, except that the former had held the position of qadi.
He was only 25 when he first supplied the office of head qadi for his father, and at 28 he was appointed to the same office, being one of the highest offices of the country.
www.sunnah.org /history/Scholars/taj_aldin_subki.htm   (6340 words)

 Shari`a court, tarekat and pesantren: religious institutions in the sultanate of Banten
The qadi - this time at the patih's urging - brought the young prince Abdul Qadir and the state regalia (upacara) to the mosque and in a brief ceremony pronounced the infant king.
This probably implied that the qadi was not the sole authority in legal matters, and that there was an overlap between his authority and that of other high officials.
The "Muhammadan law-book" mentioned may have been one of the standard works of Muslim jurisprudence (fiqh), which the qadi almost certainly owned,[32] but it is not impossible that the qadi in fact referred to a Bantenese digest of law similar to the undang-undang of the Malay states.
www.let.uu.nl /~martin.vanbruinessen/personal/publications/Banten_religious_institutions.htm   (13115 words)

Qadi Abu Bakr said, 'He is not seen with the eye.' The king liked what he said.
The Qadi of the Qadis asked, 'If He is not seen by the eye, by what is He seen?' The Qadi replied, 'He is seen by the perception which Allah originates in the eye, which is sight.
When the Qadi saw that, he thought a moment and then turned his back and bowed his head, and entered the door walking backwards, with his back to the emperor until he was before him.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/ABewley/mad6.html   (4939 words)

 Worldandnation: Saudi philanthropy or funding for terrorists?
Qadi, a businessman and investor, was cited Friday on a list of those who support terrorism.
Qadi -- under the spelling Kadi -- is a major investor and director of Global Diamond Resources, a diamond exploration company in San Diego.
The chairman of Global Diamond, Johann de Villiers, said of Qadi, "The guy I know is a very nice guy." He said he understood that Qadi had significant investments in the American stock market as well as some investments in Malaysia.
www.sptimes.com /News/101401/Worldandnation/Saudi_philanthropy_or.shtml   (920 words)

 Philanthropist, or Fount of Funds for Terrorists?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi and many other well-connected Saudi citizens have transferred millions of dollars to Osama bin Laden through charities and trusts like the Muwafaq Foundation supposedly established to feed the hungry, house the poor and alleviate suffering.
Qadi, a businessman and investor, was cited yesterday on a list of those who support terrorism.
Qadi — under the spelling Kadi — is a major investor and director of Global Diamond Resources, a diamond exploration company based in San Diego, Calif. Public records show that he is involved in real estate, consulting, chemical and banking companies in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Pakistan.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/546821/posts   (1349 words)

 High-Tech Terror Ties?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi has also served as a director and shareholder of a controversial Islamic charity with alleged Al Qaeda connections called Muwaffaq (Blessed Relief).
A lawyer for Qadi confirmed for NEWSWEEK that the Saudi was one of Ptech's initial investors and that he had helped attract other investors to the company.
The lawyer, who asked not be identified further, said that Qadi sold his interest in Ptech in 1999 but that it is possible a Qadi representative continued to sit on the company's board until recently.
billstclair.com /911timeline/2002/newsweek120602.html   (950 words)

 Breaking Wind: Legendary Farts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But on the fourth day, the qadi, hearing cries from his harem, went to investigate and was met by the negress who told him that her mistress had revolted against that house and had sent to fetch her father.
The qadi sought his wife with furious flaming eyes, heaped curses upon her, accused her of all debauchery, cut away her hair by force, and repudiated her by the third divorce.
The young wife rejoiced at the success of her strategy and, after telling the qadi that he must keep his bed for forty days and forty nights, gave him such medicines as are usual and petted him till he fell into a doze.
www.pitt.edu /%7Edash/fart.html   (5934 words)

 FTR#389—Update on “Operation Green Quest”—(One 30-minute segment
Qadi gave $820,000 to a Chicago charity that subsequently gave funds to a man convicted in Israel of helping buy weapons for Hamas, the Palestinian group known for sponsoring terror attacks against Israel.
Qadi was a director—along with that same Saudi-backed charity in Virginia—invested in a Chicago company that was stockpiling dangerous chemicals.
Qadi and suspected terrorist cells in Chicago as part of a Justice Department probe in the late 1990’s known as Operation Vulgar Betrayal.
www.spitfirelist.com /f389.html   (2352 words)

 al-Shifa Part Four Section One
The Qadi, however, said that the literal sense of what he had said applies to everyone with a hotel, modern or ancient, and that there may have been Prophets and Messengers among the ancients who earned money by keeping a hotel.
Qadi Abu Muhammad ibn Mansur hesitated to condemn him to death due to the lack of definiteness.
Qadi Abu Muhammad had the man bound and put him in prison for a long time.
www.masud.co.uk /ISLAM/misc/alshifa/pt4ch1sec6.htm   (1043 words)

 Download Qadi Font Family - Linotype.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Qadi Bold is a modern Arabic display face that includes the traditional range of letterforms.
Qadi takes full advantage of digital technology for accurate diacritical positioning and kerning refinements, ensuring high quality Arabic typesetting.
Qadi is a trademark of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, which may be registered in certain jurisdictions, exclusively licensed through Linotype GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
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 Chapter 2: The Royal Treasure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Under the Crown of Aragon, although the jurisdiction of the qadi was probably less impinged upon than that of any other Muslim official in the kingdom, [79] the continuity of qadi rule was severely threatened by the poltical uses to which it was put by the monarchy and its representatives.
In fact, these were not his only titles: in addition to being qadi of the two largest morerías in the kingdom, he was the faqi, scribanus, and çabiçala of Borja, the qadi, cavalquinus, scribanus, and amin of Huesca, and the alcaydus totius regni Aragonie.
Abenjumen had been an adelantatus of the city before he was elected qadi (C 691:232), and his accession demonstrates the existence of a class of Muslim civil servants which contributed to the relative stability of the Léridan aljama's government.
libro.uca.edu /boswell/rt2.htm   (10693 words)

 LAWSO 160 Keywords: Qadi (39)
A qadi (also spelled kadi, khadi) is a muslim judge who renders decisions according to the Shari’ah.
After the death of the prophet and the expansion of Islam however, a secondary source of law appeared in the form of rulings derived by the jurists that were a compliment to the original source.
The qadi is expected to be a man of integrity and good standing in the community.
home.earthlink.net /~garrickl/KEY_39.htm   (454 words)

 As-Sunnah Foundation of America
The Twin Pillars of the Hanafi Mathab: Qadi Abu Yusuf and Muhammad Shaibani
Qadi Abu Yusuf was a descendent of the Ansar and Sahaba Hadrat Sa'd b.
Qadi Abu Yusuf As long as Imam Abu Hanifah (RA) lived he regularly attended his court.
www.sunnah.org /history/Scholars/twin_pillars.htm   (838 words)

 Chatper 3: The Royal Treasure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This dispensation was not honored, however, even verbally, and in June of 1360 the king removed from the General Bailiff of Aragon the [137] jurisdiction he had been exercising there and granted it to local officials in the first instance, with appeals still to go the general bailiff.
And we also wish the said officials and their deputies to lend the said qadi, çalmedina, and adelantati of this aljama their counsel, help, and favor in exercising their aforesaid jurisdiction, if and when they shall have need of it.
FdB = Faraig de Belvis, the "king's qadi" It is not clear whether in all cases heard by de Belvis he acted as "king's qadi" or not: wherever the document itself indicated the precise nature of his authority in specific cases it has been noted.
libro.uca.edu /boswell/rt3.htm   (10193 words)

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