Martyr Ayatollah Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr was a notable Shia cleric, philosopher, and ideological founder of the Iraq Islamic Dawa Party
This book presents usul al-fiqh, or Islamic legal theory, as comprising three major theories or methodologies.
This article presents information on Islamic seminary of Hillah, the revival of ijtihad in it and introduces its prominent scholars
Shi'ite Scholars in the Field of Principles of Jurisprudence(Usul-ul-Fiqh).
This book, which is edited by Gudrun Krämer and Sabine Schmidtke, is concerned with religious authorities, men and women claiming, projecting and exerting religious authority within a given context. Who speaks for Islam? To whom do Muslims turn when they look for guidance? To what extent do individual scholars and ...
The book Islamic Law and the State is swims against the current of modern Islamic legal scholarship.
Muslims do not believe in the conciliatory Ijtihad that sets out to justify the legal reality of many cases of deviation.