The relationship between taqlīd and ijtihād is complex. The purpose of this issue of Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies is to study the two approaches in greater depth, in the light of the Islamic heritage....
‘Fiqh al-Imam al-Sadiq’ is an example of dynamic jurisprudence and it illustrates how fiqh evolves through the times. Books of this caliber that touch...
One significant role of Islamic seminaries was the rise of knowledgeable and pious Shi‘a scholars.
This book presents a new reading and understanding as writer critically assesses the history, development, and impact of Islamic jurisprudence in the Muslim world...
By paying homage to al-Mufid and publishing his written works, the scholarship of this generation pays in fact the debt of gratitude to a man whose personality and ideas have had a continued presence throughout the rich and fruitful growth of...
The 6th annual fiqhī workshop on “The Past, Present and Future of Shīʿī Ijtihād” was held on 5th-6th July, 2018 with the attendance of prominent scholars from Iran and Iraq seminary and the...
The author argues most cogently that the Islamic Shari'a is a social construct shaped by the prevailing norms and sustained through the subsequent centuries as...
In this text, Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi has outlined the fundamentals of Shari'ah and how to live by the teachings and laws of Islam. He discusses Taqlid, understanding of the laws and the...
This book is a detailed discussion and analysis of Taqleed and Ijtihad and jurisprudence in the light of the Holy Qur'an and traditions. Also...
During this Ramadan, as in some previous years, there have been many questions about the criteria for determining the start of the Islamic month and the role of science and the moon sighting in...