The fourteen studies included in this volume, at a basic level, aim to provide a general - if not wholly systematic - coverage of the emergence and evolution of law during the first three and a half centuries of..
This book is an attempt to simplify and introduce Usul al Fiqh to students of the social sciences and humanities who do not have the opportunity to study the details of the science considered to be the most important method ...
In Shahīd Thānī's point of view, ijtihad is contingent upon the knowledge of some studies including: morphology and syntax, terminology, etymology, rhetoric, uṣūl al-fiqh (principles of Islamic jurisprudence), logic, rijāl (scrutiny of...
This book undertakes to correlate practical ethical decisions in modern medical practice to principles and rules derived from Islamic juridical praxis and theological doctrines....
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...
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...