Shariah is often misunderstood by Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
What is it? How do some use it to justify wrong actions?
What are the causes of wrong and understanding and application of Shariah nowadays?
Scholar of Shariah Dr. Jasser Auda helps us answer these questions.
Objectives of Shariah
Dr. Auda also explains the maqasid or objectives of Shariah.
What are the these objectives of Shariah?
What are the basics of the objective-oriented approach to Shariah?
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We should differentiate between Islam and Muslims. Islam could be understood via the Quran and the tradition of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). Muslims could follow that and they could follow the whims and their wrong interpretations.
Sharia, literally, is the way; the Islamic way of life.
It is about ethics; it is about worship; and in in the society it is about justice, common good and wisdom.
Shariah is divine but the application is human
Source: Let the Quran Speak