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Theories of Islamic law

The Methodology of Ijtihād

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This edition published in by The Other Press in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Written in English

356 pages

This book presents usul al-fiqh, or Islamic legal theory, as comprising three major theories or methodologies. Each had a distinct function to perform in the development of Islamic law. The first theory is shown to be based on the operation of general principles and the analytical method, the methodology of the second incorporates strict interpretation and analogy, while the third theory is based on the purposes of the Islamic shari'ah. The book presents the content of Islamic legal theory in a manner that reflects the traditional approach, but takes into account the needs of the modern lawyer, judge and scholar.

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Cover of: Theories of Islamic law
Theories of Islamic law: The Methodology of Ijtihād
2002, The Other Press
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Cover of: Theories of Islamic law
Theories of Islamic law: the methodology of ijtihād
1994, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Islamic Research Institute
in English

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Theories of Islamic law

The Methodology of Ijtihād

This edition published in by The Other Press in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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This book presents usul al-fiqh, or Islamic legal theory, as comprising three major theories or methodologies. Each had a distinct function to perform in the development of Islamic law. The first theory is shown to be based on the operation of general principles and the analytical method, the methodology of the second incorporates strict interpretation and analogy, while the third theory is based on the purposes of the Islamic shari'ah. The book presents the content of Islamic legal theory in a manner that reflects the traditional approach, but takes into account the needs of the modern lawyer, judge and scholar.

Table of Contents

Foreword
1 Introduction
2 Major Themes
3 The Meaning of Uṣūl al-Fiqh
I The Concept of Islamic Law
4 Law as the Ḥukm of Allāh
5 Law and its Classification: The Ḥukm
6 The Act and the Subject
7 The Union of Primary and Secondary Rules
8 Doctrines of Ḥadd and the Spheres of Law
II Theories of Interpretation
9 Common Features of Interpretation
10 Theories of General Principles
11 Theories of Strict Interpretation
12 The Theory of the Purposes of Law
13 The Refinement of the Purposes of Law
III Ijtihād Today
14 Lessons from Legal History
15 The Modes of Ijtihād
16 Appendix
17 Select Bibliography
18 Glossary
19 Index

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OL22125448M
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9789839541311
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