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Shariah and the Principle of Hardship Removal

Shariah and the Principle of Hardship Removal

Allah Almighty brought down revelation and initiated rulings to protect the human race and to fulfill humans’ needs in harmony with their natural inclination (Fitrah). That isachieved through incorporating ease into the Shariah and freeing it from any strains. He Almighty said: {Allah would not place a burden on you, but He would purify you …

Shariah Between Texts and Reality

Shariah Between Texts and Reality

Fiqh is one of the most essential and practical Islamic sciences. Its subject is the actions of accountable individuals (mukallafin) in terms of being obligatory, recommended, permissible, impermissible or abhorred. The teachings of Islam were taught by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) throughout his life. His Sunnah offers us a wealth of …

ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism - About Islam

ISIL Juristic Approach: A Scholarly Criticism

It is not permissible to constantly speak of ‘simplifying matters’, or to cherry-pick an extract from the Quran without understanding it within its full context. It is also not permissible to say: ‘Islam is simple, and the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions were simple, why complicate Islam?

Contemporary Ijtihad and Emergent Issues (Part 1)

Contemporary Ijtihad and Emergent Issues (Part 1)

Researchers in religious disciplines know that every subsidiary issue in jurisprudence involves a controversy among scholars and that difference in opinions is nothing strange in Islamic jurisprudence, but is rather an inescapable corollary. They also know that Shariah has as its basis and foundation a group of conclusive constants unanimously agreed upon by scholars, past …



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