Anyone who ever takes the intellectual history of religion seriously is bound to deal with the notion of originality either directly or obliquely. And perhaps more than any other religion, the originality of Islam, of...
Law and theology in Islam, as for Christians in medieval Europe, have always had a symbiotic relationship. But whereas western Christians accorded a secondary holy status to the Emperor Justinian’s corpus juris civilis, Muslims could not...
This article attempts to portray the current scenario of studying usul al-fiqh in Malaysia particularly in the selected universities: University of Malaya (UM), National University of Malaysia (UKM), University of Islamic Sciences Malaysia (USIM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and...
In this volume, two classical texts of legal theory (usul al-fiqh) are analysed. The authors of these works belonged to two schools of....
In the face of new and more complicated situations that are the result of scientific and technological advancement...
This is a translation of one of the best-known academic works of the Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. Written in plain language ...
The book "History of Islamic Legal Theories" provides an excellent starting-point to follow these important debates that will help determine the future direction of Muslim societies...
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 ...
The book “Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qurʾan to the Mongols” Examines how violence was described and evaluated in the foundational texts of Islam How was violence justified in early Islam? What role did violent actions play in the formation and maintenance of the Muslim political order? How did ...
The Muʿtazilī and Zaydī Reception of Abū l-Ḥusayn al-Baṣrī’s Kitāb al-Muʿtamad fī Uṣūl al-Fiqh:A Bibliographical Note
The Muʿtazilī and Zaydī Reception of Abū l-Ḥusayn al-Baṣrī’s Kitāb al-Muʿtamad fī Uṣūl al-Fiqh:A Bibliographical Note was written by...