The following is a lightly-edited selection from baḥth al-khārij (advanced jurisprudence) lectures of Sayyid Aḥmad Madadī, a respected jurist and student of Sayyid Abū l-Qāsim al-Khūʾī and SayyidʿAlī al-Sīstānī. He resides and teaches in the holy city of...
At the event of Ghadir, is it sensible that "mawla" means “friend” and “helper”? Supposing it to be true, did Muslims fulfill the obligation of help and friendship after the demise of the holy Prophet?
The author manages to cover all topics related to the Sunnah-its status, its legislative force, the stages that led to its recording then he presents the views of those that have ...
International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) hosted by Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung Indonesia in association with Perkumpulan Sarjana Pendidikan Islam Indonesia (PSPII)...
Institut Dominicain d'Etudes Orientales announce the holding of its second conference, on the topic of "The emergence of the Ḥadīṯ as the authority of knowledge (4ᵗʰ/10ᵗʰ‒8ᵗʰ/14ᵗʰ centuries)". The conference will take place in Cairo on...
This article delves into four additional subjects: Hadith Sciences, Qur’anic Sciences, the Science of Exegesis and the Science of...
In this article, Liyakat Takim discusses the prayer of a traveler at places designated as holy in Shi‘i hadith and juridical...
The traditionist-jurisprudents (fuqahā' ashāb al-hadīth) of the earlier ninth century C.E. proposed that Islamic law be inferred from...
In Imāmī legal theory, the akhbār of the Imams form one of the material sources of law, alongside the...
The purpose of the book “The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law: The Search for a Sound Hadith” is to equip readers with a better understanding of the nature and scope of the concept of Sunna. In this context, the discussion often focuses on the conceptual, epistemological, and hermeneutical ...