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  •  Zakat Al-Fitr
    Zakat Al-Fitr
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    Zakat Al-Fitr

    Zakat Al-FitrRate this post A short text containing Zakat Al-Fitr about the significance, purpose, and benefits of Zakat.

  •  Muslim Jurists Quest for the Normative Basis of the Shari’a
    Muslim Jurists Quest for the Normative Basis of the Shari’a
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    Muslim Jurists Quest for the Normative Basis of the Shari’a

    Muslim Jurists Quest for the Normative Basis of the Shari’a2.8 (56.19%) 42 votes Sharia, or Islamic law, is not foreign to this audience. Leiden has produced some of the most outstanding scholars of Islamic law.Islamic law is also a familiar term in the Dutch media due to the presence of Muslim communities in the Netherlands.

  •  An Introduction to Shi’i Law
    An Introduction to Shi’i Law
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    An Introduction to Shi’i Law

    An Introduction to Shi’i Law3 (60.06%) 320 votes The Shi’i legal system, which is one of the two major divisions of Islamic law, is a developed integrated system with a long continuous tradition of innovation.   As the system has always been open to new  ideas,  and as criticism and original contributions  were  welcome and encouraged, […]

  •  Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 2
    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 2
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    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 2

    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 22.7 (53%) 40 votes Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine with a translation of volume 2 o f al-Mustafa min ilm al-Usul by Ahmad Zaki Mansur Hammad is a study of al-Ghazali’s contribution to Usul one of the first in the English language. A celebrated work of al-Ghazali on Usul al-Fiqh is considered one of […]

  •  Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 1
    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 1
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    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 1

    Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine Volume 12.5 (49.62%) 52 votes Al-Ghazali’s Juristic Doctrine with a translation of volume 1 o f al-Mustafa min ilm al-Usul by Ahmad Zaki Mansur Hammad is a study of al-Ghazali’s contribution to Usul one of the first in the English language. A celebrated work of al-Ghazali on Usul al-Fiqh is considered one of […]

  •  Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
    Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
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    Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence

    Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence3 (60.54%) 295 votes This third edition of the best-selling title Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence has been completely revised and substantially enlarged. In this work, Prof Kamali offers us the first detailed presentation available in English of the theory of Muslim law (usul al-fiqh). Often regarded as the most sophisticated of the […]

  •  Why Pray in Arabic
    Why Pray in Arabic
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    Why Pray in Arabic

    Why Pray in Arabic2.9 (58.33%) 24 votes

  •  Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 3
    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 3
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    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 3

    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 32.9 (58.06%) 31 votes In this paper, the author analyzes the narrations of the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a) regarding khums in detail in order to refute objections to it.  

  •  Khums A Support for Financial Independence Part 2
    Khums A Support for Financial Independence Part 2
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    Khums A Support for Financial Independence Part 2

    Khums A Support for Financial Independence Part 23.5 (70%) 16 votes In this paper, the author analyzes the narrations of the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a) regarding khums in detail in order to refute objections to it.  

  •  Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 1
    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 1
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    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 1

    Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 12.7 (54.29%) 14 votes In this paper, the author analyzes the narrations of the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a) regarding khums in detail in order to refute objections to it.  

  •  History and Restrictions of Ijtihad
    History and Restrictions of Ijtihad
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    History and Restrictions of Ijtihad

    History and Restrictions of IjtihadRate this post The original in Arabic appeared under the title Ta’rikh hasr al-ijtihad (Qumm: Matba’at al-Khayyam, 1401 A.H), a publication of Madrasat al-Imam al Mahdi (‘a), Khunsar, and edited by Muhammad ‘Ali al-Ansari al-Shushtari. Muhammad Muhsin Aqa Buzurg Tehrani (1293-1389/1876-1969), the author of al-Dhari’ah ila tasanif al- Shi’ah, the well-known […]

  •  An-nass Wel-ijtihad
    An-nass Wel-ijtihad
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    An-nass Wel-ijtihad

    An-nass Wel-ijtihadRate this post An-nass Wel-ijtihad Text and Interpretation An extensive research on jurisprudence and history; Nass and ijtihad are two idioms from among the idioms of the Islamic jurisprudence. They both are two bases, on which legal verdicts, whether traditional or derivational, depend. Nass, which includes the evidences of the Qur’an and the Sunna, is […]

  •  Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence
    Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence
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    Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence

    Lessons in Islamic JurisprudenceRate this post Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence is the translation of the opening volume of ” Durus fi ilm al-usul by Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. Mottahedeh; the translator; explains that due to lack of suitable received terms to express the technical terminology of Islamic Jurisprudence in English, he had to revise the translation thoroughly […]

  •  Jurisprudence and Its Principles
    Jurisprudence and Its Principles
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    Jurisprudence and Its Principles

    Jurisprudence and Its PrinciplesRate this post Jurisprudence and Its Principles (fiqh and usul ul-fiqh) History and sources of jurisprudence, history of jurisprudents, as well as methods, laws, and issues relating to jurisprudence.

  •  A Short History of Ilm ul Usul
    A Short History of Ilm ul Usul
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    A Short History of Ilm ul Usul

    A Short History of Ilm ul UsulRate this post A discussion of ‘Ilm al-Usul (the science of the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence), including its need, importance, and history.     Source: al-islam.org

  • The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)
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    The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

    The Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)Rate this post By : Martyr Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari Lesson One: Introduction The subject under consideration here is the ‘ilm, or knowledge of the principles of jurisprudence, usul ul fiqh. The two studies of jurisprudence and its principles are interconnected. They are interconnected in the same way, as will become […]

  • Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh
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    Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

    Diversity In The Topics of FiqhRate this post Author : Imam Reza Network If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, but a deeper study reveals a different aspect contained. […]

  • Justice in All Islamic Laws
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    Justice in All Islamic Laws

    Justice in All Islamic LawsRate this post After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to quoting relevant matters from the Holy Qur’an, the traditions, and Nahjul Balaghah, and have at the same time […]

  •  Fixed and Variable Aspects Of Islamic Legislation
    Fixed and Variable Aspects Of Islamic Legislation
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    Fixed and Variable Aspects Of Islamic Legislation

    Fixed and Variable Aspects Of Islamic LegislationRate this post In the Name of Allah Peace and blessings of Allah be upon His Beloved Chosen Messenger Muhammad (s.a.w.), his pure progeny and the righteous among his companions. Islam has began to force its way through our contemporary world both on the plane of thought extending over […]