The original in Arabic appeared under the title Ta'rikh hasr al-ijtihad a publication of Madrasat al-Imam al Mahdi ('a), Khunsar, and edited by...
This thesis studies the proposal for an Indonesian fiqh, articulated by Muhammad Hasbi Ash Shiddieqy (1904-1975) as an effort to bridge the tension in Islamic law between revelation and reality ('ada) in...
The sources of ijtihad according to Shi'ah and the Ahl al Sunnah, put together, are: the Book, the Sunnah, ijma’ (consensus), ‘aql (reason), qiyas (analogy), istihsan, masalih mursalah, istislah, sadd al dhara'i’, fath al dhara'i; madhhab al sahabi, shari’at al salaf, ‘urf, istidlal, and...
In this article the writer intend to consider briefly the concept, definition, and types of ijtihad and then examine briefly the criteria and justification of takhti’ah and taswib according to both Shi‘a and...
This paper analyses the reconceptualization of Islamic law and authority as defined by Shaykh Murtada al-Ansari the influential scholar and first sole supreme exemplar of the...
This book is addressed to a four-part audience: a wide readership of persons both within and without Islamic...
Taqlid literally means “to follow (someone)”, “to imitate”. In Islamic legal terminology it means to follow a...
In this article the author, drawing on Islamic sources, presents his position based on his philosophical views and his...
Some schools of fiqh which supported qiyas, especially the Hanafi school, believed in the role of reason in ijtihad....
Martyr Ayatollah Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr was a notable Shia cleric, philosopher, and ideological founder of the Iraq Islamic Dawa Party