Tag: shari'ah

Playing with Maqasid

Ijtihad is closely associated with the aims and objectives of the Shari'ah (maqasid). When speaking about the conditions for making Ijtihad, Imam Al-Shatabi included at its forefront, "to be able to understand the goals of the Shari'ah in totality" ... more

Judging by that which Allaah has revealed

Can one who judges by something other than that which Allaah has revealed be regarded as just, if he does not wrong people? ... more

Democracy on the scale

{Do they then seek the judgment of (the Days of) Ignorance? And who is better in judgment than Allah for a people who have firm Faith.} [Al-Ma'idah 5:50] ... more

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