Fiqh is briefly defined as "the knowledge of inferring (istinbāṭ) aḥkām sharʻī". The term istinbāṭ (inference) literally means appearing after being hidden, so extracting water from the depth of a well is called nibṭ. Therefore extracting and discovering aḥkām sharʻī from...
In the analysis of Bitcoin from the jurisprudential perspective, two personal and governmental aspects should be taken into account, the personal jurisprudence deals with individual issues, whereas governmental jurisprudence addresses the issues from a...
In the book, Islamic Jurisprudence in the Classical Era, Colin Imber has put together and edited four essays by Norman Calder that have never been published...
This volume, while featuring the great Sunni jurists of Central Asia and their monumental works to the Islamic jurisprudence, initiates a debate on the relevance of Islamic legal theory and its interpretation in the contemporary socio- political scenario, thus providing certain possibilities of rediscovering Islamic jurisprudence for the present times...
The qirāʾāt or variae lectiones represent the vast corpus of Qurʾānic readings that were preserved through the historical processes associated with the textual codification and transmission of the Qurʾān...
From the logical (ʿaqlī) and Islamic legal (sharʿī) perspective, why is it that children born out of wedlock (illegitimate children), despite the fact that they may be good people, are not allowed to...
This volume comprises a collection of papers from various contributors ranging from historians to religious scholars and is separated into three parts. Part one focuses on philosophy and mysticism, the second on Shi’i jurisprudence and part three on doctrinal debates and...
According to the position of Imam Musa al-Sadr, this issue is subjected in jurisprudence of esteem and status; the legal aspect of this case lies in the jurisprudence of time and responsibility; and, finally, it also have a place in the field of...
This Article asks whether ICJ opinions to date suggest that judicial consideration of Islamic legal norms has played, can play, or should play a role in the ICJ's resolution of international legal disputes or in establishing the legitimacy of the results that it...
This book seeks to present information, not at present available in a single work, on the pioneering efforts of Islamic jurists to develop a comprehensive body of human rights, principles and practice, as well as a corpus of...